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ENT Surgeon Carlos Pinheiro-Neto Joins Staff

ALBANY, N.Y., January 18, 2013—Carlos Pinheiro-Neto, M.D., Ph.D., has joined Albany Medical Center’s division of otolaryngology and has been appointed assistant professor of surgery at Albany Medical College.

Fellowship-trained in endonasal cranial-based surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Dr. Pinheiro-Neto specializes in minimally invasive and endoscopic approaches to treat skull-base disorders, including pituitary tumors and cancers.

He also specializes in the treatment of chronic sinusitis, rhinitis, nasal polyps, septal deviation, nosebleeds, and facial trauma and fractures for children and adults.

Dr. Pinheiro-Neto recently served as an attending surgeon for the facial trauma service in the department of otolaryngology at UPMC. He was chief resident in otolaryngology at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil/School of Medicine, where he also was fellowship-trained in craniomaxillofacial surgery. He received a Post-Graduation in Science (Ph.D.) from the University of Sao Paulo, and received his medical degree from the Federal University of Ceara, Brazil.

He and his wife reside in Delmar.

To make an appointment with Dr. Pinheiro-Neto at 35 Hackett Blvd., Albany, call (518) 262-5575.

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