Dr. Donald A.  McCain M.D., Oncologist

Dr. Donald A. McCain M.D.

Surgical Oncologist | Medical Oncology

20 Prospect Ave Suite 603 Hackensack New Jersey, 07601



Donald A. McCain, MD, PhD, FACS, is founder of Cancer Surgery Associates in Hackensack, New Jersey. In addition to owning a practice, he is also Chief of Surgery at Hackensack Medical Center and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NewJersey. Dr. McCain holds special clinical interests in melanomas, gastric and colorectal cancers. After completing an oncology fellowship at the esteemed Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, he then became a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. New Jersey has honored him with several awards, including the "Top Doctors" awards, given to him in 2010 by Inside New Jersey and NJ Monthly, respectively.

Education and Training

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Yeshiva University 1991

Board Certification


SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS

Provider Details

Male English 28 years of experience

Areas of expertise and specialization

Gastric CancerLiver CancerMelanomaBreast TumorsUpper GI TractSarcomaRobotic SurgeryColorectal TumorsPancreatic TumorsLiver Tumors

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey -
  • Vice Chairman of the John Theurer Cancer Center0 - 2016
  • Chief of Surgical Oncology Hackensack Medical Center0 - 2016
  • Acting Co-Chairman Dept. of Surgery at Hackensack Medical Center0 - 2016
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery UMDNJ0 - 2016
  • Trained at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center0 - 2016
  • Member of American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association0 - 2016


  • Top Doc 2008, 2009, 2011
  • Top Doctors NY Metro Edition, Castle Connolly, 2011
  • NJ Monthly Top Doctors Award, 2010
  • Top Doctor for Women’s Health 2017 Inside Jersey & Castle Connolly
  • Top Physicians2013New York Magazine
  • Top Directors New York Metro Area 15th Edition2012Castle Connolly
  • America’s Top Surgeon Award2013
  • Top Doctors Award2016Inside NJ’s
  • Top Bergen Doctors2013201 Magazine
  • America’s Top Oncologists2010Surgical Oncologist
  • Nurse’s Choice – Top Doctors2010NJ State Nurses Association
  • America’s Top Physician2007
  • Nobility in Science Award2016National Pancreas Foundation


  • Melanoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer


  • Mt Sinai Sch Of Med, General Surgery
  • Mt Sinai Mc
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Program A
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center


  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Professional Society Memberships

  • Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American College of Surgeons

Articles and Publications

  • 20 Publications on Liver and Rectal Cancer

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Persistence and high level of dedication to reinvent himself

Hobbies / Sports

  • Baseball, Golfing, Fishing

Favorite professional publications

  • Surgical Clinic of North America

Hospital Affiliations

  • Hackensack University Medical Center
  • Hackensack Meridian health
  • Holy Name Medical Center
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Accepted Insurance

Dr. Donald A. McCain M.D.'s Practice location

20 Prospect Ave -
Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
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