Dr. Brian Canavan, DO

Dr. Brian Canavan, DO

Hematology  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(12)
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Dr. Brian Canavan, DO is a hematology doctor who practices in Edison, NJ. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Read his story

34-36 Progress St Ste B2

Edison, NJ 08820

Contact Information

(908) 757-9696

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • 6 More

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

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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. For more than 20 years, he has been treating patients in the Middlesex County community from his office in Edison. 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 is 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, in 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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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology
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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*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gum Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis

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
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Union Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UMDNJ 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Canavan to family and friends
4.8
based on 12 total reviews (3 with comments)
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)
in Colonia, NJ |
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.
in New Brunswick, NJ |
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 of their patients time and take the time to explain everything. I could not ask for a beter doctor.
in Edison, NJ |
Excellent communication skills. Extremely knowledgeable and understanding.
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Dr. Canavan accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Canavan has admitting privileges

JFK Medical Center
65 James St
Edison, NJ 08820
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