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Hedy L. Kindler, MD

Medical Oncologist

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Conditions Treated Laryngeal Cancer Lung Cancer Ovarian Cancer Pericardial Mesothelioma Pleural Mesothelioma Testicular Mesothelioma

  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Currently practicing at the The University of Chicago Medicine Center as the director of the mesothelioma program, Dr. Kindler is one of the top experts in the country dealing with this type of cancer. She completed her medical school in 1989 at the State University of New York in Buffalo and her residency at the University of California Medical Center. After completing her fellowship at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Dr. Hedy Kindler started focusing on research and clinical trials of newly developed treatment methods for the above mentioned mesothelioma. These studies earned her current position, and a very well respected reputation in the medical community.

  • Education & Training


    Yale University



    State University of New York at Buffalo - 1989

    Medical School


    UCLA Medical Center



    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Oncology

  • Hospital & Practice

    Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (888) 824-0200

    5758 S. Maryland Avenue

    Chicago, Illinois 60637

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    The University of Chicago Medicine

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (855) 702-8222

    5841 S Maryland Ave

    Chicago, Illinois 60637

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Hedy L. Kindler has contributed to 3 publications.

    Extended Pleurectomy and Decortication for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Is an Effective and Safe Cytoreductive Surgery in the Elderly.

    Williams, T.,Duraid, H.,Watson, S.,Durkin, A.,Todd, K.,Kindler, H. L.,Vigneswaran, W. T.; Ann. Thorac. Surg.

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    Radiologic-pathologic correlation of mesothelioma tumor volume. Armato,

    S. G.,Li, P.,Husain, A. N.,Straus, C.,Khanwalkar, A.,Kindler, H. L.,Vigneswaran, W. T.; Lung Cancer.

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    Generalizability of trial results to elderly Medicare patients with advanced solid tumors (Alliance 70802).

    Lamont, E. B.,Schilsky, R. L.,He, Y.,Muss, H.,Cohen, H. J.,Hurria, A.,Meilleur, A.,Kindler, H. L.,Venook, A.,Lilenbaum, R.,Niell, H.,Goldberg, R. M

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    American Association for Cancer Research

    American Society of Clinical Oncology

    International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer

    International Mesothelioma Interest Group

    Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation