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Alan Saven, MD

  • Hematology and Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
Alan Saven, MD
4.7 340 Ratings
Accepts new patients
age-group-adults-color Treats adults

Contact

Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines
10710 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Phone Number
858-554-8788
Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center

Expertise

  • Hematology and Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Languages

  • English

Biography

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, Hematology and Oncology, 1990
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, 1989
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1987

Medical Education

  • University of Cape Town, MD, 1982

Internships

  • University of Cape Town, Internal Medicine, 1983

Residencies

  • Albert Einstein Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1987

Fellowships

  • Scripps Clinic, Hematology and Oncology, 1990

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