Dr. Manuel Pinto, MD

Dr. Manuel Pinto, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(26)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Manuel Pinto, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Saint Paul, MN and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from New University Of Lisbon in 1978 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

225 Smith Ave N Ste 200

Saint Paul, MN 55102

Contact Information

(612) 775-6275

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • 12 More

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Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Still's Disease
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • New University Of Lisbon
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Hospital De St Maria/ Faculty Med University Lisbon
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Hospital Curry Gabral
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Princess Margaret Rose Orth Hospital University Of Edinborough
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pinto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pinto's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pinto to family and friends
3.8
based on 26 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Pinto's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Fargo, ND
I left a review in early October of 2016. Since then I had a neurostimulator implant trial in Fargo that did not help me (not done by Dr. Pinto) and had a follow-up visit with Dr. Pinto in January 2017 where a laminectomy was scheduled for L4/L5. During surgery on February 3 he found a fractured...more
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I want to let others know, that my experience with Dr. Pinto was, and still is amazing. He is honest, and really cares about his patients. It was and is worth the 4.5 hour drive. Thank you Dr. Pinto for putting me back together again.
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