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Dr. Howard Zaren, MD

Surgical Oncology
4.4 (15)
Accepting new patients
52 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Howard Zaren, MD

Dr. Howard Zaren, MD is a Surgical Oncology Specialist in Savannah, GA. They specialize in Surgical Oncology, has 52 years of experience. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA / SCHOOL OF MEDICINE and is affiliated with Candler Hospital.

Dr. Zaren works at Nancy N. and J.C Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion in Savannah, GA. They frequently treat conditions like Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision and Secondary Malignancies along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Zaren's Office Locations

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    Nancy N. and J.C Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion
    225 Candler Dr, Savannah, GA 31405 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (912) 819-5704

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  • Candler Hospital

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    Mar 24, 2022
    Dr Z is the best of the best! He did my surgery for my melanomas, he got straight to business and save my life! He is caring, I can’t even describe how much I am thankful for him being put into my life. Thank you, The hospital should be proud to have hem.
    Crystal S. — Mar 24, 2022
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    About Dr. Howard Zaren, MD

    Specialties
    • Surgical Oncology
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    Years of Experience
    • 52 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1306895073
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA / SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Howard Zaren, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Zaren is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Zaren has an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Zaren has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Zaren works at Nancy N. and J.C Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion in Savannah, GA. View the full address on Dr. Zaren’s profile.

    Dr. Zaren has seen patients for Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision and Secondary Malignancies, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Zaren on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    15 patients have reviewed Dr. Zaren. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Zaren.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Zaren, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Zaren appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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