Marco Pinho, M.D.

Marco Pinho, M.D.

Interim Chief Neuroradiology, PHHS MRI Medical Director

  • Radiology - Neuroradiology


Marco Pinho, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Radiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Associate Chief of its Neuroradiology Division. His clinical interests include cross-sectional imaging of neurological diseases and oncologic imaging.

Dr. Pinho earned his medical degree at Universidade Estadual De Campinas in São Paulo, Brazil. He completed his radiology residency at Universidade De São Paulo, where he also received advanced training through a fellowship in neuroradiology. He also completed a research fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Pinho’s research is currently focused on the development and validation of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques to evaluate central nervous system malignancies, and response assessment in clinical trials in collaboration with basic scientists, neuro-oncologists, and neurosurgeons at UT Southwestern. He has published multiple articles, reports, and reviews.

At UT Southwestern, Dr. Pinho serves on several committees, including the Radiology Resident Selection Committee, the Clinical Competency Committee, the Brain Tumor Committee, and the Intracranial Pressure Disorder IPT.

A dedicated educator, Dr. Pinho previously served as the Associate Program Director of the Radiology Residency Program, and also coordinated the Global Health Teleradiology program.

Dr. Pinho is an active member of national and international professional organizations, including the Radiological Society of North America, the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, the American Society of Neuroradiology, the American Society of Spine Radiology, the American Society of Functional Neuroradiology, and the Sociedade Paulista de Radiologia.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - A.A. Martinos Ctr. for Biomedical Imaging (2010-2011), Neuroradiology
  • Fellowship - Instituto de Radiologia - Hospital das Clinicas - Univ. de Sao Paulo (2006-2007), Neuroradiology
  • Residency - Instituto de Radiologia, Hospital das Clinicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo (2003-2006), Diagnostic Radiology
  • Medical School - Universidade Estadual De Campinas (1997-2002)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Radiological Society of North America (2003)
  • International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (2013)
  • American Society of Neuroradiology (2013)
  • American Society of Spine Radiology (2016)
  • American Society of Functional Neuroradiology (2017)
Books & Publications
  • Neurovascular Disease
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Head and Neck Imaging
  • Computed Tomography
  • Central Nervous System Neoplasms