Dr. Alexander Hindenburg, MD

Dr. Alexander Hindenburg, MD

Hematology •  Male • Age 67

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Alexander Hindenburg, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Mineola, NY and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Hindenburg has more experience with Pancreatic Oncology, Breast Cancer, and Blood Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Rutgers Medical School medical school in 1978. He is affiliated with NYU Winthrop Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Hindenburg to book an appointment.


Locations

Winthrop Oncology & Hematology Associates

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(516) 399-1462
Winthrop Oncology & Hematology Associates120 Mineola Blvd Ste 500 Mineola, NY 11501
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Dr. Hindenburg's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hindenburg

4.2

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  • Trusted the provider's decisions (16)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (15)
  • Explained conditions well (15)
What could be improved
  • Long wait times (9)
  • Appointment was rushed (4)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (4)
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I'm a 19 year breast cancer survivor thanks to Dr. Hindenburg. He's the most knowledgeable, compassionate Doctor I've ever met. I'm so thankful to have found him in my time of need. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him.
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Darlene – Aug 19, 2019
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Dr. Hindenburg is one of the finest doctors I ever have treated with, care at aWinthrop has been outstanding
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Amityville , NY – May 31, 2019
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He gave me hope and kindness as well as clinical expertise
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Mineola, NY – Jan 19, 2019
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A wonderful doctor who is open to patients' ideas; he is scientifically oriented, yet strives for a more "natural" solution if appropriate. And he always returns calls!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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  • Explained conditions well
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Helene in Valley Stream – Apr 16, 2018
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You want the best oncologist, Dr Hindenburg is the best and is a tremendous asset to the community. He is very thorough, is patient, and answers all of your questions. There is no other oncologist I would go to to deal with my cancer.
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Jennifer in Ny – Apr 20, 2017
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Just an all around excellent Oncologist!!!
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Practice Areas

Pancreatic Oncology

Pancreatic oncology focuses on the management and treatment of pancreatic cancer through chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, and targeted cancer therapy.Compare with other Pancreatic Oncology specialists.

Typically treats 96% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pancreatic Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hindenburg treats Pancreatic Cancer more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Hindenburg treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer specialists diagnose and treat the presence of malignant cells in breast tissue that may spread to other parts of the body.Compare with other Breast Cancer specialists.

Typically treats 82% more than similar doctors

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TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Breast Cancer
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hindenburg treats Breast Cancer more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Hindenburg treats this condition more than 82% of their peers

Blood Disorders

Blood disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the blood's ability to function, including hemophilia, anemia, and sickle cell disease.Compare with other Blood Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Blood Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hindenburg treats Blood Disorders more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Hindenburg treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Anemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hindenburg treats Anemia more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Hindenburg treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Sickle Cell Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hindenburg treats Sickle Cell Disease more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Hindenburg treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

Gynecologic Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the female reproductive system, including ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, and cervical cancer, through chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, or targeted cancer therapy.Compare with other Gynecologic Oncology specialists.

Typically treats 59% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gynecologic Cancer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hindenburg treats Gynecologic Cancer more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Hindenburg treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Uterine Cancer
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hindenburg treats Uterine Cancer more than 67% of their peers

Dr. Hindenburg treats this condition more than 67% of their peers

Ovarian Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hindenburg treats Ovarian Cancer more than 54% of their peers

Dr. Hindenburg treats this condition more than 54% of their peers

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Dr. Hindenburg's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eye Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Care Without compromise: Offering cancer patients new and promising clinical trials to increase the effectiveness of treatment and to improve the quality of patients’ lives. Most services are centralized in one efficient and comfortable location.

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Education

1984
New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Center
Fellowship Hospital
1981
Mount Sinai Hospital
Residency Hospital
1979
WVa U Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1978
Rutgers Medical School
Medical School

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • American Cancer Society Research and Clinical Investigation, 1986-1992
  • Recipient: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Fellowship Award, 1984-86
  • Junior Clinical Faculty of the American Cancer Society Award, 1984-86

Media & Publications

  • Is Pylorospasm a cause of delayed gastric emptying after pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy, March.2005
  • An effective in-vitro antitumor response against Human Pancreatic carcinoma with Paclitaxel and Daunorubicin by Induction of both necrosis and apoptosis, 2004
  • West Nile virus encephalitis mimicking central nervous system metastases from small-cell lung cancer, Nov. 2003
  • Advances in Cancer Care, 2003

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NYU Winthrop Hospital

Mineola, NY

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)