Samer Azzam Kanaan, MD General Surgery

Samer Azzam Kanaan, MD

General Surgery, Medical Oncology and Thoracic Surgery
Irvine, CA 92618 (6 other locations)
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About Samer Azzam Kanaan MD

Samer Azzam Kanaan, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Irvine, CA, with other offices in Mission Viejo, CA and Fountain Valley, CA (and 4 other locations). He has 25 years of experience. His specialties include General Surgery, Medical Oncology and Thoracic Surgery.

Samer Kanaan has received the following awards:


Dr. Samer Azzam Kanaan has 7 locations

Pacific Pulmonary Medical Group 16305 Sand Canyon Ave Ste 225 Irvine, CA 92618
Samer A Kanaan — Mission Viejo 26732 Crown Valley Pkwy Ste 226 Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Samer A Kanaan — Fountain Valley 18111 Brookhurst St Ste 4600 Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Samer A Kanaan — Irvine Hoag Cancer Center 16105 Sand Canyon Ave Irvine, CA 92618
Samer A Kanaan — Orange 1310 W Stewart Dr Ste 503 Orange, CA 92868
Samer A Kanaan — Fullerton 301 W Bastanchury Rd Ste 195 Fullerton, CA 92835
Pacific Pulmonary Medical Group 4234 Riverwalk Pkwy Ste 230 Riverside, CA 92505


Dr. Samer Azzam Kanaan has the following 3 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Samer Azzam Kanaan has the following 22 areas of expertise

  • Diabetes Complications
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Interstitial Lung Diseases
  • Varicose Veins
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Biopsy
  • Aneurysm
  • Pericardial Window Techniques
  • Reflux Surgery (Fundoplication)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Diseases
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Thymus Gland Removal (Thymectomy)
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Lung Diseases (Pleural Diseases)
  • Thoracic Diseases
  • Mediastinal Cyst


3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2014)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2017, 2016, 2014)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2017, 2016, 2014)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.


25 Years Experience

Northwestern University Feinberg School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1997

Dr. Samer Azzam Kanaan Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Basic HMO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem Advantage HMO
  • AWH Southern CA HMO
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS MI Blue Care Network HMO Group Enrollees
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Priority Select HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Vivity
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Tandem PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Cigna Southern CA Select
  • CIGNA Southern CA Value
  • Classic
  • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA HMO Excelcare
  • Health Net CA HMO SmartCare
  • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
  • Health Net CA HMO Wholecare
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
  • Health Net PureCare One EPO Individual & Family Plan
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Molina Mrktplace CA
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UHC Signature Value Focus
  • UHC SignatureValue Alliance
  • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
  • UHC SignatureValue Focus
  • UHC SV Flex Tier 3
  • UHC West SignatureValue Advantage HMO Value Network
  • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO

More about Dr. Samer Azzam Kanaan

I strive to deliver the highest quality of care to my patients. My patients come first; I treat them as I would want my family treated. In my spare time, I enjoy watching soccer and being with my family.

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