Alan Saven, MD

  • Hematology and Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
Alan Saven, MD
4.8 Learn more 396 Ratings
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Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines
10710 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Hematology and Oncology

Hospital Affiliations


  • English


As a hematologist/oncologist, Alan Saven, MD, has a special interest in leukemia, myeloma, and lymphoma, as well as benign hematology. He is an internationally recognized expert in the treatment of hairy cell leukemia (HCL), and has authored over 100 peer-reviewed medical journal articles.

Dr. Saven believes that in order to provide extraordinary care there must be open and honest communication.

He has been named a “Top Doctor” by U.S. News and World Report and is very active in the hematology and oncology community. He has also held multiple leadership roles, including director for the Scripps Cancer Center and head for the division of hematology and oncology at Scripps Clinic.

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family.

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, 1989American Board of Internal Medicine, 1987

Medical Education

University of Cape Town, MD, 1982


University of Cape Town, Internal Medicine, 1983


Albert Einstein Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1987


Scripps Clinic, Hematology and Oncology, 1990

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