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    Stuart Leitner, MD, is a board-certified medical oncologist and Section Chief of Medical Oncology for the Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center’s Department of Medicine. He received his medical degree from the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Dr. Leitner completed his residency at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, TX and a medical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York.

    Dr. Leitner is very interested in clinical research. He has published numerous abstracts and journal articles and has presented research on breast cancer at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group, and has chaired sessions at the Annual Retreat on Cancer Research in New Jersey. He has been a reviewer for articles on breast and genitourinary cancer for Cancer, the official journal of the American Cancer Society.

    Dr. Leitner is a member of the New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group, American Society of Breast Disease and the New Jersey Commission on Cancer Prostate Research Advisory Group. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including being recognized in Best Doctors in America; included in the Consumers’ Research Council of America’s Guide to America’s Top Physicians; named as a Top Doc in NJ Monthly and Inside Jersey magazines; recipient of Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center Excellence in Caring; and an American Cancer Society Diamond Ball Honoree. In 2011, Dr. Leitner received the Arnold Gold Foundation Award for “skill, sensitivity, caring and compassion in the practice of medicine”.

    Clinical Interests

    Genitourinary Cancers, Breast Cancer, Solid Tumors

  • Medical School

    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, 1979


    Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX, 1980


    Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX, 1982


    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 1985

    Title:Predictors of recurrence for patients with small (one centimeter or less) localized breast cancer
    Authors:Stuart P. Leitner, M.D.
    Issue:Volume 76 Issue 11, Pages 2266 - 2274

    Title:Partial remission of carcinoid tumor in response to cyproheptadine
    Authors:Stuart P. Leitner, M.D.
    Publisher:Ann Intern Med
    Issue:111: 760–1

    Title:Abnormal colony formation and prostaglandin e responsiveness of myeloid progenitor cells in patients cured of germ cell neoplasms after combination chemotherapy
    Authors:Stuart P. Leitner, M.D.
    Issue:Volume 60 Issue 3, Pages 312 - 317

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