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Sofya Pintova

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology
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  • Einstein School of Medicine/Motefiore Medical Center

  • MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine


    Dr. Sofya Pintova is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology. Dr. Pintova's interests include treatment and the development of new therapies for gastrointestinal malignancies including colorectal, pancreatobiliary, esophageal, gastric and neuroendocrine tumors.  


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Dr. Pintova's research focuses on novel clinical therapeutics and development of communication skills for medical oncologists caring for advanced cancer patients.


Holcombe RF. Genistein: Mechanisms of Action in Colorectal Cancer. Future Medicine 2013.

Pintova S, Sidhu H, Friedlander PA, Holcombe RF. Sweet's syndrome in a patient with metastatic melanoma after ipilimumab therapy. Melanoma research 2013 Dec; 23(6).

Pintova S, Cohen HW, Billett HH. Sickle cell trait: is there an increased VTE risk in pregnancy and the postpartum?. PloS one 2013; 8(5).

Pintova S, Bhardwaj AS, Aledort LM. IVIG--a hemolytic culprit. The New England journal of medicine 2012 Sep; 367(10).

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