Lynn Canavan, M.D., FACS PDFPrint-friendly PDF

Lynn Canavan

Provider Type: Physician


  • Breast Surgery

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General Summary:

Dr. Lynn Canavan is board certified by The American Board of Surgery (1996; recertified 2003) and is further certified in breast ultrasound by The American Society of Breast Surgeons (2003). She is a breast surgeon.

Background / Education:

Dr. Canavan earned her medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha in 1990 after graduating with a B.S. in Biology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She went on to complete residency training in general surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland Hospital in Dallas.

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Memberships / Honors / Awards:

Dr. Canavan is a Fellow, American College of Surgeons Association of Women Surgeons; The American Society of Breast Surgeons; Southwestern Surgical Congress; American Medical Association; Texas Medical Association; Collin–Fannin Medical Society and Parkland Surgical Society. In 2009 Dr. Canavan was elected as one of D Magazine’s best breast surgeons in Dallas.

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Breast Cancer Surgery Certificate

  • Hidden Scar Certificate of Training

Other Personal Information:

Dr. Canavan is the Director of Breast Surgical Oncology at Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano.

Associated Physicians:

Dr. Brian works closely with two associated oncologists to treat breast cancer:

Lea K. Krekow, M.D.
Texas Oncology-Bedford

Lea Kathleen Krekow, M.D. specializes in medical oncology. She is board certified in medical oncology. Dr. Krekow has received numerous awards and honors including the American Society of Clinical Oncology Merit Award and during her residency...
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Janice Tomberlin, M.D.
Texas Oncology-Bedford Edwards Cancer Center

Janice Tomberlin, M.D. specializes in breast cancer. She is board certified in radiation oncology by the American Board of Radiology...
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