Dr. Brian Canavan, DO

Dr. Brian Canavan, DO

Medical Oncology  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Brian Canavan, DO is a medical oncology specialist in Edison, NJ and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University of Osteopathic Medicine And Health Sciences / College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1989 and specializes in medical oncology and hematology.Read his story

34-36 Progress St Ste B2

Edison, NJ 08820

Contact Information

(732) 390-7750

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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

Blood Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Canavan'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.

Dr. Canavan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Canavan "Dr. Brian Canavan specializes in hematology and medical oncology, and is board certified in Hematology/Oncology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Canavan received his medical degree from the University of Osteopathic Medicine & Health Sciences/College of Osteopathic Medicine & Surgery, Des Moines, IA. He completed his internship at Union Hospital, Union, NJ and his residency in Internal Medicine also at Union Hospital in Union, NJ. He completed his Hematology/Oncology fellowship at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Cancer Institute of NJ, in New Brunswick, NJ. Dr.Canavan is the Medical Director of Oncology Services at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway, Rahway, NJ. Medical Education: University of Osteopathic Medicine & Health Sciences/College of Osteopathic Medicine & Surgery, Des Moines, IA Residency: Union Hospital, Union, NJ Fellowship: at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Cancer Institute of NJ, New Brunswick, NJ Board Certifications: Hematology, Medical Oncology, Internal Medicine Specializations: Hematology, Medical Oncology Hospital Appointments: John F. Kennedy Medical Center: Attending Physician. Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway: Attending Physician, Director of Oncology "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Canavan "I chose to go into hematology/oncology because it's a constantly evolving field, that can encompass every other sub specialty. I truly enjoy the relationship I build with you, and strive to be comforting, hopeful, and honest. I believe that ensuring you're as comfortable as possible, combined with an open line of communication, and an accessible environment, will all help provide the best treatment experience. With my access to clinical trials, I have the ability to give you an up-to-date approach. I treat every case differently. My approach is never routine, and catered specifically to you."

2  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology

3  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Oncology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine*

66  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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 Osteopathic Medicine And Health Sciences / College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Union Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Canavan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Canavan's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Canavan to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Canavan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

He is really close to patient. Dr Canavan communicates with their patient timely. He is really updated and keeps you informed about treatment plans and options. Front desk staff and nurses are really pleasing as well. I would definitely recommend Dr Canavan.
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Dr. Canavan was my mothers doctor when she was diagnosed with Ovarian cancer. His level of professionalism and knowledge is only surpassed by his compassion for his patients. His staff is amazing, very loving and know how to treat their patients. Dr. Canavan and his partners are always respectful...more
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Excellent communication skills. Extremely knowledgeable and understanding.
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