Alberto Pinzon, MD
Alberto Pinzon, MD
Alberto Pinzon, MD, is a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating patients with epilepsy. Dr. Pinzon has a deep interest in advancing research in his field. Throughout the years, he has continuously published neuroscience research papers in peer-reviewed journals, and his current research interest involves improving diagnostic techniques for use in general neurology and epilepsy. He currently serves as Director of the Epilepsy Program at the Baptist Hospital Neuroscience Center.
Dr. Pinzon received his medical degree from Rosario University in Bogota, Colombia, which included clerkships at the University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital.
His interest in electrophysiology and biotechnology led him to pursue engineering courses at Boston University and Harvard, where his work involved the development of electrophysiological techniques for assessment and treatment of spinal cord injury paradigms. He went on to complete his master’s and Ph.D. degrees in biomedical engineering at the University of Miami.
After moving to New York City, Dr. Pinzon completed his internship at Jacobi Medical Center and his residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center. He returned to Miami to complete a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology-epilepsy at Miami Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Pinzon is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at Florida International University Medical School; he also holds a second appointment in the School of Engineering. He is affiliated with Baptist Health South Florida, Jackson Hospital in Miami, West Kendall Baptist Hospital, and South Miami Hospital. He is also an Associate Professor of Neurology at Florida International University Medical School.
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Medical School: Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora Del Rosario, (Rosario University – School of Medicine, Bogota, Colombia). 1987-1992. Degree: Medical Doctor and Surgeon (M.D.), December 1992.
Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami, August 1999 – December 2003. Dissertation Title: “Biocompatible cell platforms for the study of electrically evoked neurotransmitter secretion from long-term microcultures.” Supervisor: Brian R. Noga Ph.D.
Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami, August 1996- January 1998. Degree December 1999. Supervisor: Blair Calancie, Ph.D.
Neurology Residency Training (PGY2 – PGY4), July 1, 2006 – June 30, 2009. Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
PGY-5 Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Miami Children’s Hospital Miami, Florida July 1, 2009 – June 30, 2010
Alberto Pinzon, MD is a neurologist with specialties in Neurophysiology and Epilepsy. His office is located in Miami, Florida. Contact Dr. Pinzon at (305) 596-2080.