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David Canes

Specialty: Urology

Top Doctor2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024


Dr. David Canes is a board-certified fellowship trained Urologist who specializes in cancers of the prostate, kidney, and bladder. He also repairs complex urinary tract injuries and blockages. He is among the most experienced robotic surgeons in the Greater Boston area, having trained other surgeons in the technique both regionally and internationally. He is the Medical Director of Lahey’s New Hampshire satellite clinic at Parkland Medical Center.

List the treatments and procedures you offer:

Robotic radical prostatectomy,

Robotic nephrectomy/partial nephrectomy,

Robotic radical cystectomy,

Robotic pyeloplasty,

Robotic ureteral stricture repair,

Robotic Adrenalectomy

Awards or Certifications

-Associate Professor of Urology, Tufts University Medical Center

-Board Certified, American Board of Urology

-Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

-Boston Magazine Top Doctor 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

-Northshore Magazine Top Doctor 2019, 2020, 2021

What's your background, education and training?

Undergraduate: Yale University, BA with honors

Medical School: Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Internship and Residency: Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Fellowship: Advanced Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery, Endourology

Hours of operation

8AM-5PM Monday - Friday

Insurances Accepted

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Special expertise

Robotic Surgery, Prostate Cancer/Robotic Surgery