Dr. Alan Saven, MD

Dr. Alan Saven, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Alan Saven, MD is an oncology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Cape Town, Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1982 and specializes in oncology.

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd MS 217

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 554-9489

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Saven performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Blood Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Nodular Lymphoma
very high
more than 93% of peers
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Saven's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

77  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Cape Town, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Groote Schuur Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Albert Einstein Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Scripps Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Saven has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Saven's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Saven to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Saven's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Saven is the best. Very knowledgeable and tells you like it is. Easy to get an appointment. Spends time going over all of your lab results with you and makes sure that he answers all of you questions.
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I highly recommend Dr Allen Saven to anyone needing medical oncology services. He is very direct and straight forward in his conversation about your medical condition--no flowers, just facts. If you want the best doctor I would strongly recommend him
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