Dr. Donald McCain, MD

Dr. Donald McCain, MD

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Dr. Donald McCain, MD is a surgery specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 1991 and specializes in surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.Read his story

20 Prospect Ave Ste 603

Hackensack, NJ 07601

Contact Information

(201) 342-1010

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
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Dr. McCain's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. McCain's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McCain "Donald A McCain M.D. Ph.D, F.A.C.S. is the Chief of Surgical Oncology (Dept. of surgery) and Vice Chairman of the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center and is a board certified surgical oncologist whose major interests are melanoma, gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, hepatobiliary cancer, sarcomas and micromatasteses. Dr. McCain holds an academic appointment at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Prior to coming to Hackensack University Medical Center, he completed his surgical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He holds memberships in several key national and regional professional organizations and not only has he published his work extensively but he has been recognized throughout his career for research excellence. Dr. McCain received his Bachelor of Science in chemistry from C.U.N.Y. in 1986, Master of Science in 1988 and Ph.D. in 1989 in molecular biophysics from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY Columbia University Graduate Programs. He continued on to receive his M.D. degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1991. Surgical Residency 1991-1996 Completed at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in NY Surgical Fellowship at the world renowned Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in NY in 1998"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McCain "The Cancer Care You Deserve:  Expertise, Experience, and Excellence

Dr. McCain specializes in the surgical treatment of cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, including pancreas, liver, stomach, gall bladder,and small intestine. He also surgically treats cancers of the skin, melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinomas and sarcomas. In addition, he surgically treats tumors of the breast and performs lymph node biopsies."

6  Specialties

  • Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

88  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Ampullary Carcinoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans
  • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Lipomas
  • Liposarcoma
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Sarcoma of the Skin
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spindle Cell Carcinoma
  • Splenomegaly
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Tubular Carcinoma
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64  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Cancer Resection
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Resection
  • Liver Resection, Partial
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mastectomy
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Percutaneous Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Sigmoid Colectomy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Splenectomy
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Whipple Procedure
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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

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • NJ Monthly's Top Doctors Award, 2012
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors Award, 2012
  • Top Bergen Doctors Award -201 Magazine, 2012
  • America's Top Surgeon Award, 2012
Media & Publications

Dr. McCain has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McCain's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McCain to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. McCain'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 (2)

I recently had a minor surgical procedure performed by Dr. McCain. He and his staff were wonderful to deal with and made the experience a positive one on every level. I would highly recommend this top notch group of professionals!
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I have had the privilege of being treated by Dr. McCain. Words cannot even describe how amazing this doctor is. Not only is he brilliant, he is compassionate too. At each visit Dr. McCain took the time to explain tests, results, and course of actions thoroughly to me. I will be forever grateful for...more
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