Dr. Lynn Canavan, MD

Dr. Lynn Canavan, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Lynn Canavan, MD is a breast surgical oncology specialist in McKinney, TX and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from University of Nebraska / College of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in breast surgical oncology.Read her story

5236 W University Dr Ste 1700

McKinney, TX 75071

Contact Information

(972) 562-5999

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 91% of peers
Cancer
high
more than 85% 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. Canavan attended medical school at the University of Nebraska Lincoln graduating with a bachelors in Biology. She then completed medical school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. After graduating from Nebraska she completed her internship and residency at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Hospital. She has practiced in Collin County since 1995. Dr. Canavan is married with 4 children."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Canavan "The physicians of Texas Breast Surgeons are committed to the prompt evaluation and management of your surgical problems. Our goal, in addition to accurate diagnosis and state of the art treatment, is to educate our patients and their families. We want our patients to understand their disease process and have faith in our level of expertise. We invite questions and discussions regarding our treatment recommendations. At Texas Breast Surgeons, we function as a team to make your experience less stressful. Our staff, from the office manager, to the nurses, to the support personnel, are with us not only because of their experience, but because they truly care about you and your family."

1  Specialties

  • Breast Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

15  Conditions Treated

  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lump
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer

13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Nebraska
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University of Nebraska / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Southwestern Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Southwestern Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Southwestern Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Canavan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Canavan's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Canavan to family and friends
24 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Canavan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Canavan Says:
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We pride ourselves on being the cornerstone of your care team when it comes to breast health.  Your overall health, accurate diagnosis and successful outcome are our priority.  If there is anything we can do better or different to help you through this process please do not hesitate to contact our office.  We are striving for Excellent care for our patients and their families.

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Patient Comments (6)

I would not recommend this doctor. She has limited bedside manner, came across as rushed, and is a bit condescending. I am an RN and know how doctors should treat their patients. I wanted a biopsy and she decided I didn't need one, even though I asked twice. I have the same issue recurring...more
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Horrible experience. Would not recommend. No compassion for her patients either.
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I apologize that you did not have a good experience. I and my office are more than willing to discuss this with you. Our goal is to decrease your stress and bring you to a successful conclusion with your breast issues. If I failed in that I am sincerely sorry and would be willing to listen to how I fell short.

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Something has changed in this office. Several years ago, when I was diagnosed, I found Dr. Canavan and her staff to be wonderful. The last few years, the office has declined and Dr. Canavan seems to be a different person. I do not recommend this doctor.
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We did go through some major changes last fall. Things have returned to normal and I apologize for any anxiety I or my office caused. Please call our office to talk to Mary and discuss so that we can make sure this never happens again.

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Few things turn life upside down like a cancer diagnosis! It was comforting to know that I had an experienced & determine "fighter" to help fight on my side. From surgeries to consultations, Dr Canavan always took the time I needed, came by the hospital, listened to my concerns & offered advice...more
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I do not recommend and if I could put less stars I would. Dr. Canavan has no regard for the patients feelings in such a difficult time in their life. She refused to show me my results or explain the data of my cancer & was ready to push chemo on me stating that im on a need to know basis. Not only...more
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