Board of Directors

Sean P. Pinney, MD

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Director Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Program; Mount Sinai Medical Center


Dr. Sean Pinney earned his Medical Doctorate at Georgetown University School of Medicine, after which he served as a resident in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. He subsequently completed a fellowship in cardiology at Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Pinney is a cardiologist specializing in the management of patients with advanced heart failure. Under his leadership the heart transplant program at Mount Sinai has increased its clinical volume and improved patient outcomes. Together with Dr. Anelechi Anyanwu, Dr. Pinney established Mount Sinai’s ventricular assist device program which offers a broad array of temporary and implantable devices for patients with cardiac failure. He has been recognized by his peers and Castle Connolly as being one of New York’s best doctors.

He is an active clinical researcher who has led both NIH and industry-sponsored trials in the areas of cardiac transplantation and mechanical circulatory support. He serves on the American College of Cardiology Heart Failure and Transplant committee, the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) membership committee and the medical advisory board for the New York Organ Donor Network.

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