Joseph D. PinterM.D.

  • Pediatric neurologist
  • Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental Pediatrics, School of Medicine


  • Neurology
  • Pediatric Neurology

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Dr. Pinter received his medical degree from UCLA and completed residency in pediatrics at the University of Washington and at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He then completed a pediatric neurology residency at Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard-Longwood neurological training program. After post-doctoral research fellowships at UCSF and Stanford, he worked at Children's Hospital in Seattle and most recently at UC Davis Medical Center.

His research has focused on neuroimaging in congenital brain anomalies and Down syndrome and his clinical interests include Down syndrome, Tourette syndrome and congenital brain anomalies. He is board certified in neurology with special qualification in child neurology.


  • B.S., 1986, Stanford University
  • B.A., 1986, Stanford University
  • M.D., 1990, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine
  • Residency:

    • Pediatrics Children’s Hospital, Seattle/University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 1990
    • Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, 1992
    • Pediatric and Adult Neurology, Harvard-Longwood Neurological Training Program, Boston, Massachusetts, 1993
  • Fellowship:

    • Pediatric Neurology (Neuroimaging and Developmental Brain Malformations), University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, 1996
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Neurology


  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships and associations

  • Child neurology

Patient ratings

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