Jacek K. Pinski

Assistant Professor of Medicine Co-director, Prostate Cancer Research Program

Areas of treatment:

Prostate Cancer


  • Oncology


  • Department of Medicine


  • English
  • German
  • Polish

Jacek K. Pinski, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Co-director, Prostate Cancer Research Program

Practicing location:

  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor:

After completing a fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Cancer Center in Baltimore, Dr. Pinski came to the Keck School of Medicine at USC as an Assistant Professor of Medicine. A former Research Assistant Professor at the Endocrine, Polypeptide and Cancer Institute at the Tulane University School of Medicine, Dr. Pinski is currently the Co-Director of the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Prostate Cancer Research Center. Dr. Pinski is also a member of the Rehabilitation Research and Development Section for the United States Department of Veteran Affairs. He has received funding for seven research studies and in 2006 was invited to lecture in Austraila at the 3rd Annual Pacific Rim Breast and Prostate Cancer Meeting. Dr. Pinski has had over 60 peer reviewed articles published and has given presentations all across the globe.


J.W. Goethe University Business School, Frankfurt, Germany, 1981
J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, Ph.D. (Eine Quantitative Morphologische Untersuchung Normaler und Hypertrophierter Menschlicher Herzen), 1988


University Hospital of Ulm, Ulm, Germany, March 1988 - November 1989
Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans, LA, July 1996 - June 1997


Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans, LA, July 1997 - June 1998


Johns Hopkins Cancer Center, Baltimore, MD, July 1998 - June 2001


Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology

Professional society memberships:

American Association for Cancer Research
American Medical Association
American Peptide Society
American Society of Clinical Oncology
California Cancer Consortium
European Peptide Society
International Neuropeptide Society
Southwest Oncology Group


Fellowship Award, GlaxoSmithKline, 2001
Fellowship Research Award, Johns Hopkins, 2001
Translational Research Award, American Association for Cancer Research, 2001
Stop Cancer Award Special Seed Award, 2001
Wright Award, 2002
ACS/IRG Award, 2002
Whitney Award, 2002
Stop Cancer Research Career Development Award, 2002