Brian F. Canavan, DO

Medical Oncology, Hematology

Languages: English

Education
University of Osteopathic Medicine & Health Sciences / College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines, IA
Fellowship
Hematology/Oncology, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital / Cancer Institute of NJ, New Brunswick, NJ
Residency
Internal Medicine, Union Hospital, Union, NJ
Honors
NJ Top Docs, Top Doctor

“I chose to go into hematology/oncology because it’s a constantly evolving field that can encompass every other subspecialty. 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.”



Patient Reviews

  • "I found the staff to be very professional. Very impressed with Dr.Canavan. He was through explaining everything and answering all questions. Very surprised to find they had all records pertaining to the appointment even some I didn't have. He went over the results and explained them to me. He was respectful and did not rush the appointment. While I don't wish anyone needing these services but if you do consider this office and Dr.Canavan."
      5.0 Stars - (2024-07-21)
  • "My visit with Dr. Canavan was great. He was very thorough and explain in details my condition. He was very patient and kind. Great doctor. The office staff were great too."
      5.0 Stars - (2024-07-20)
  • "Dr. Canavan took the time to explain my issue at length and in detail so that I could understand it. I really appreciate that he put my mind at ease!"
      5.0 Stars - (2024-07-18)
  • "He’s the best and very informative person. Makes you feel comfortable he doesn’t rush you and answers all your questions."
      5.0 Stars - (2024-07-16)
  • "Visiting Dr. Canavan and staff always makes me feel right at home. From the warm smiles and professional hospitality always seems to place me at a comfort level. Dr. Canavan has the upmost compassion for all his patients. He’s a great listener which allows me express any concerns. Thank you Dr. Canavan and staff for the compassion in all your hearts. I recommend anyone who needs to visit an oncologist to give him a call without hesitation. You’ll be in the right place at the right time."
      5.0 Stars - (2024-07-13)
  • "My experience is always great"
      5.0 Stars - (2024-07-13)
  • "I recently visited Dr. Canavan’s office at Astera for a follow-up appointment I am always very impressed with the entire experience. From the moment I walked in, the staff was welcoming and professional. The waiting area was clean and comfortable, with plenty of seating and a calm atmosphere. The front desk staff were efficient and friendly, ensuring my paperwork was handled quickly. I didn’t have to wait long before being called in for my appointment. The nurse who took my vitals was courteous and thorough, making sure I was comfortable throughout the process. Dr. Canavan is an exceptional physician. He always takes the time to listen to my concerns and answers all of my questions in a clear and understandable manner. He is extremely thorough and punctual. He provided a comprehensive examination and explained the next steps for my health plan in detail. The office is equipped with modern medical technology, which added to my confidence in the care I was receiving. Scheduling follow-up appointments is always straightforward, and the staff provides clear instructions on any preparations needed for future visits. Overall, my experience at Astera with Dr. Canavan was excellent. The combination of a professional and friendly staff, a knowledgeable and caring doctor, and a well-maintained office made for a positive and reassuring visit. I highly recommend the office to anyone in need of quality medical care."
      5.0 Stars - (2024-07-11)
  • "The entire staff were pleasant. My appointment was on schedule and Dr Canavan spent time with me and explained my medical issues. Thank you all"
      5.0 Stars - (2024-07-09)
  • "Dr. Canavan was very thorough and professional and his staff helpful and friendly."
      5.0 Stars - (2024-07-08)
  • "Brain Canavan Great Dr! Gave me lots of information regarding my options for treatment and although it can be alot ge made sure i understood all my options ! Thank you for such great service"
      5.0 Stars - (2024-07-04)