Paul L. Weinstein, MD

Medical Director of Medical Oncology and Hematology at Bennett Cancer Center, Medical Director of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Department of Medicine, President, Hematology Oncology PC, and Stamford Health - Co-director of Cancer Risk and Prevention Program

Hematology Oncology PC

One Hospital Plaza
Stamford, CT 06902

Main: (203) 276-2695
Fax: (203) 975-7842

About Me

After graduation from Lafayette College and the Chicago Medical School, Dr. Paul Weinstein completed his internship, residency, and fellowships in Hematology and Oncology at Montefiore Hospital Medical Center, Bronx, NY, in 1975. Since then he has been in private practice as a member and President of Hematology Oncology P.C. at the Bennett Cancer Center in Stamford, CT, the state’s first community cancer center. He is an attending physician at Stamford Hospital, an associate clinical professor of medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and a clinical affiliate at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He is a collaborative physician at the Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center.

Dr. Weinstein’s professional activity is largely devoted to the care of patients with cancers of the breast, lung, and colon. For many years, he was the Medical Director for Medical Oncology and Hematology at Bennett Cancer Center and for its membership in the Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center Collaborative. Additionally, he was Co-Director of Stamford Hospital’s Cancer Risk and Prevention Program, the Hereditary Cancer Program, the Thoracic Malignancy Program, and the Colon Cancer Registry. He lectures frequently on these topics and is the Coordinator of Professional Oncologic Education in the community. Dr. Weinstein is actively involved in clinical research and has made several contributions to the medical literature. He has served as an advisor and consultant for several pharmaceutical companies.

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Medical Oncology

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special interests

Breast cancer

Lung cancer

Colorectal cancer

Cancer risk and prevention

Cancer genetics


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Education & Training

Medical School

Chicago Medical School


Montefiore Medical Center


Montefiore Medical Center

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Published Work

Weinstein, P.L. et al. Unusual Cardiac Reaction to Chemotherapy Following Mediastinal Irradiation in Patients with Hodgkin's Disease. Am. J. Med. 60:152. 1976.


Cook, J.; Friedman, M.; Weinstein, P.L. Iron Supplements: Which Patient Really Needs Iron? Patient Care. 10:72, 1976.


Baranetsky, N.G.; Weinstein, P.L. Partial Thromboplastin Time for Screening. Ann Int. Med. 9l:498. 1979.


Arlin, Zalmen A.; Ahmed, Tauseef; Mittleman, Abraham; Feldman, Eric; Mehta, Rakesh; Weinstein, Paul L.; Rieber, Egmond; Sullivan, Phyllis; and Baskind, Paul. A New Regimen of Amsacrine With High Dose Cytarabine Is Safe and Effective Therapy for Acute Leukemia. Journal of Clinical Oncology. Vol. 5, No. 3. March, 1987. pp 371 375.


Shattuck-Eidens D, Oliphant A, McClure M, McBride C, Gupte J, Rubano T, Pruss D, Tavtigian SV, Teng D H-F, Adey N, Staebell M, Gumpper K, Lundstrom R, Hulick M, Kelly M, Holmen J, Lingenfelter B, Manley S, Fujimura F, Luce M, Ward B, Cannon-Albright L, Steele L, Offit K, Gilewski T, Norton L, Brown K, Schulz C, Hampel H, Schluger A, Giulotto E, Zoli W, Ravaioli A, Nevanlinna H, Pyrhonen S, Rowley P, Loader S, Osborne MP, Daly M, Tepler I, Weinstein PL, Scalia JL, Michaelson R, Scott RJ, Radice P, Pierotti MA, Garber JE, Isaacs C, Peshkin B, Lippman ME, Dosik MH, Caligo MA, Greenstein RM, Pilarski R, Weber B, Burgemeister R, Frank TS, Skolnick MH, Thomas A. BRCA1 sequence analysis in women at high risk for susceptibility mutations: risk factor analysis and implications for genetic testing. JAMA. 278:1242-1250. 1997.


Salvatore A. Del Prete, M.D., Scott P. Ryan, Judith S. Jacobson, DR.PH, Robert B. Erichson, M.D., Paul L. Weinstein, M.D., and Victor R. Grann, M.D. Safety and Costs of Treating Neutropenic Fever in an Outpatient Setting. Connecticut Medicine. Volume 63, No. 12; 713:717. December 1999.


K.M. Steve Lo, M. Beer, A. Conkling, P. Kosonen, V.R. Grann, R.B. Erichson, P.L. Weinstein, S.A. Del Prete, N.S. Cohen, D. Xistris, M.H. Bar. Paclitaxel (TXL) + Cyclophosphamide (CTX) + G-CSF and Etoposide (VP) + CTX + G-CSF are Similar in Their Ability to Mobilize Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cell (PBCS) in Patients with Breast Cancer Undergoing High Dose Chemotherapy (HDC). Blood. 1995. Vol. 86, NO 10: Suppl 1: 986a [Abstract 3934].


S. Ryan, S. DelPrete, P. Weinstein, R. Erichson, M. Bar, S. Lo, N. Cohen, I. Tepler: Low-Dose Vincristine-Associated Bilateral Vocal Cord Paralysis. Connecticut Medicine. October 1999. Vol. 63, NO. 10, pp. 583-584.

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine


American Medical Association

American Society of Breast Disease

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