Dr. Christopher McCanless, MD

Dr. Christopher McCanless, MD

Medical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Christopher McCanless, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from LA STATE UNIV SCH OF MED IN SHREVEPORT in 1988 and specializes in medical oncology.

8595 Picardy Ave Ste 400

Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Lymphocytosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Neutropenia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. McCanless'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

  • Medical Oncology

2  Board Certifications

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

106  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • LA STATE UNIV SCH OF MED IN SHREVEPORT
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Lsu Health Science Center University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McCanless has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McCanless' Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McCanless to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. McCanless' 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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. McCanless and his staff are extremely kind, compassionate, and knowledgeable. I had a very good experience working with them to resolve my medical issues. I would highly recommend Dr. McCanless if you are looking for a hemotologist or oncologist in ththe Baton Rouge area.
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Dr. Christopher McCanless is so nice and personal, visiting with him as more like visiting with family than with a doctor. Thank you so very much, also thanks to your staff. Very sincerely, Walter Bruetting.
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