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Lynn Canavan, M.D., FACS

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.

Surgery Locations

  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – McKinney
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Plano

Other Information

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

Office & Outpatient

  • Abscess Drainage
  • Breast MRI
  • Breast Sonography and Ultrasound
  • Cryotherapy of Fibroadenomas
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • L-DEX Lymphedema Assessment and Measurement
  • Mediport Removal
  • Molecular Breast Imaging
  • Needle Biopsy of Breast Lesions - MRI Guided Biopsy
  • Needle Biopsy of Breast Lesions - Stereotactic Guided
  • Needle Biopsy of Breast Lesions - US Guided
  • Partial Breast Radiation Catheter Insertion (SAVI, Contura, Mammosite)
  • Skin Biopsies
  • Stereotactic Needle Biopsies

Surgical Procedures

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Excision of Chest Wall Tumors
  • Excisional Breast Biopsy
  • Hidden Scar Lumpectomy & Mastectomy
  • Hidden Scar Surgery
  • Lumpectomy - Partial Mastectomy - Quadrantectomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Mediport Placement
  • Nipple Duct Excision
  • Nipple Sparing Mastectomy
  • Oncoplastic Partial Mastectomy with Contralateral Mastopexy for Symmetry
  • Oncoplastic Tissue Rearrangement
  • Radical Excision of Metastatic Lesions
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Wire Localization Excisional Biopsy

Breast Cancer Surgery Certificate

  • Hidden Scar Certificate of Training

Accolades & Memberships

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.