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Victor M. Pinto-Plata, MD

pintoplatavictorDepartment of Medicine
Division of Pulmonology & Critical Care

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Medical Director, Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Academic Appointment

  • Associate Professor of Medicine at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate

Education and Training

  • Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
    M.A., Clinical Investigation (2002-2005)
  • St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston, MA
    Fellowship, Pulmonary & Critical Care (1995-1999)
  • Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA
    • Residency, Internal Medicine (1993-1995)
    • Internship, Internal Medicine (1992-1993)
  • Universidad Central de Venezuela Escuela de Medicina Jose Maria Vargas, Caracas, Venezuela
    M.D. (1982-1989)

Scholarly Foci

  • Clinical outcomes - COPD
  • Biomarkers - COPD
  • Clinical trials - COPD (Asthma)

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Pinto-Plata's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • European Respiratory Society
    • Member (2014-present)
  • American Thoracic Society
    • Member (1995-present)
    • Abstract Selection Committee (National)
      • Member (2004-present)
    • Massachusetts Chapter
      • Councilor (2002-2006)
      • Research Allocation Committee
        • Member (2004-present)
  • American College of Chest Physicians
    • Member (1995-present)
  • Massachusetts Medical Society
    • Member (1992-present)

Significant Honors and Awards (Limit 5)

  • Clinical Mentorship Award, Pulmonary-CCM Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (2015)
  • Excellence in Teaching Citations, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (2007-2009)
  • Excellence in Teaching Citations, Tufts University School of Medicine (2007-2009)
  • First Place, Annual Research Day, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (2007)
  • St. Luke’s Award, Caritas St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (2005)

Contact Information

Department of Medicine
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199