Jeffrey S. Pinto, M.D.

“Each surgical plan is patient specific. Together we will make the appropriate plan based on diagnosis, tests, and patient concerns.”

  • Back, Neck & Spine Care
  • Surgery
  • Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar spine disorders
  • Degenerative spinal disorders
  • Adult Scoliosis and deformity
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery

At Summit, each physician hand selects a team of medical and administrative professionals who work together to care for you, our patient. Read more about our team approach to care.

Medical School
University of Michigan Medical School — Ann Arbor, MI

Undergraduate Studies
Hillsdale College — Hillsdale, MI

University of Michigan Medical School — Ann Arbor, MI


  • Reconstruction and Fusion
    Tulane University — New Orleans, LA
  • Orthopedic Spine
    Los Angeles Spine Surgery Institute — Los Angeles, CA

Board Certified: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • North American Spine Society
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
  • International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine


  • The Sensitivity and Specificity of the “Double pcL Sign” in Determining Bucket Handle Meniscus Tears. Pinto, Jeffrey, Kuhn, Jed. Presented at the University of Michigan Orthopedic Symposia, 2002.
  • The use of TLIF in Treating Degenerative Conditions of the Lumbar Spine. Pinto, Jeffrey, Roesch, Warren, Whitecloud, Thomas M. Presented at NASS, Poster at ISSLS, IMAST, 2003.
  • Minimally Invasive Pedicle Screw Placement by Image Guidance, a Novel Technique. Pinto, Jeffrey Roesch, Warren, Whitecloud, Thomas M. Presented at IMAST, 2003


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