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Winthrop University Hospital

Alexander A. Hindenburg , MD

Winthrop Titles/Positions

Attending Physician

Chairman, Divisional Quality Improvement Committee

Academic Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook


200 Old Country Road, Suite 450, Mineola, NY 11501






Brief Resume

After having graduated with an MD from Rutgers Medical School, Dr. Hindenburg completed his residency and training in West Virginia University Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, and Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. He has been an attending physician on the staff at Winthrop-University Hospital since 1988. He is Chairman of the Divisional Quality Improvement Committee, Member of the Resident Evaluation Committee, and a Member of the Continuum of Care Committee. Dr. Hindenburg is a member of the American College of Physicians, New York Academy of Sciences, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Association for Cancer Research, and the American Society of Hematology. He is a prolific author with many publications in nationally recognized, peer-reviewed journals such as Anticancer Research, Blood, Leukemia Research, Journal of Biologic Chemistry, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Cancer, Chemotherapy & Pharmacology, Annals of Surgical Oncology, JAMA, International Journal of Gynecologic Cancer, Cancer Research, and the American Journal of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Hindenburg has been the recipient of awards from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the American Cancer Society, and a research & clinical investigator grant from the American Cancer Society.

Dr. Hindenburg, an Assistant Professor of Medicine at State University of NY Stonybrook. He is regarded by colleagues and academic directors as an outstanding teacher who takes an active role in mentoring fellows, residents and students. A number of scientific projects have been accepted and published by major peer-reviewed journals.

Description of Research Interests/Activities

1. Long term survivorship in breast and other cancers
2. Application of translational research to innovative therapy of malignancy
3. New multimodality approaches in the treatment of hepatobiliary malignancies
4. Management of unusual and refractory cancers

Areas of Experience


Selected Publications

1. Phillips J, Hindenburg A, Lorton MD, Kujawa J: Successful desensitization in a patient with Lenalidomide hypersensitivity. Am J Hematol, 2007 Nov, 82 (11): 1030
2. Kim D, Hindenburg A, Sharma S, Suk, CH, Gress, F, Staszewski H, Grendell J, Reed WP: Is Pyloromyospasm a Cause of Delayed Gastric emptying after pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy. Annals of Surgical Oncology 12 (3) pges 222-227, March 2005.
3. Gervasoni J, Hindenburg A, Vezeridis M, Schulze S, Wanebo H, Mehta S: An Effective In Vitro Antitumor Response against Human Pancreatic carcinoma with Paclitaxel and Daunorubicin by Induction of both necrosis and apoptosis: Anticancer Research, Vol 24, 2617-2626 (2004)
4. Jeyakumar A, Hindenburg A, Minnaganti VR, Cunha BA: West Nile virus encephalitis mimicking central nervous system metastases from small-cell lung cancer. Am J Med. 2003, Nov; 115(7): 594-5
5. Hindenburg A, Matthews, LV: Complete and Sustained Remission of Refractory Cervical Cancer Following a Single Cycle of Capecitabine: A Case Report; Int J Gynecol Cancer 2003, 13, 1-3
6. Chang M, Turi, GK, Hennawy R, Hindenburg A: Immunohistochemistry (IHC) study of estrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PR expression in breast ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) in ER/PR negative invasive breast cancer (BC): Presented at Proceedings of American Society of Clinical Oncology, Abstract #380, June, 2003
7. Mery G, Reardon M, Haas J, Lazar J, Hindenburg A: A Combined modality approach to recurrent cardiac sarcoma resulting in a prolonged remission: A Case Report. Chest, 2003 May, 123 (5): 1766-68
8. Hindenburg A, Huang C,: Acute West Nile Encephalitis. Emerg Infect Dis: 2003 May, 9(5): 608-609
9. Huang C, Slater B, Rudd R, Parchuri N, Hull R, Dupuis M, Hindenburg A: First Isolation of West Nile virus from a patient with encephalitis in the United States. Emerg Infect Dis 2002 December 8(12):1367-71
10. Jeyakumar A, Cabeza R, Hindenburg A: Late recurrence in ovarian dysgerminoma with successful response to standard adjuvant chemotherapy: a case report and review of the literature. Gynecol Oncol. 2001 May; 81(2): 314-7 Review
11. Jeyakumar A, Chalas E, Hindenburg A: Sustained complete remission in patient with platinum resistant ovarian yolk sac tumor. Gyn Onc 82, 578-580, September 2001
12. Santiago-Schwarz F, Coppock D, Hindenburg A, Kern J: Identification of a Malignant counterpart of the minocyte-dendritic cell progenitor in an acute myeloid leukemia. Blood, No. 9, 84: 3054-3062, November 1994
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