Dr. Pinney is a cardiologist specializing in the management of patients with advanced heart failure. 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. Under his leadership, the heart transplant program has increased in size and improved clinical outcomes. He has been recognized by his peers and Castle Connolly as being one of New York's best doctors. Dr. Pinney 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) MPSC committee and the medical advisory board for the New York Organ Donor Network.