Dr. Sean Thomas Canale MD Surgeon

Dr. Sean Canale is a surgeon in Raleigh, North Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Duke Raleigh Hospital and Rex Healthcare. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Canale accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 27 doctors at Duke Raleigh Hospital and one of 53 at Rex Healthcare who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Breast

Clinical Interests: Breast cancer, Breast Health issues (i.e. breast cancer)

Education & Medical Training

Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Residency, General Surgery, 1991–1994

Maine Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1996

Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Internship, General Surgery, 1993–1994

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 17 years in Surgery

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

LA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Genotype-Guided Tamoxifen Dosing Increases Active Metabolite Exposure in Women With Reduced CYP2D6 Metabolism: A Multicenter Study.
Irvin, W.J., Walko, C.M., Weck, K.E., Ibrahim, J.G., Chiu, W.K., Dees, E.C., Moore, S.G., Olajide, O.A., Graham, M.L., Canale, S.T., Raab, R.E., Corso, S.W., Peppercorn, J.M., Anderson, S.M., Friedman, K.J., Ogburn, E.T., Desta, Z., Flockhart, D.A., McLeo

Preservation of renal compensatory growth in uninephrectomized rats by low-dose cyclosporine.
Myers, A. K., Canale, S., Penhos, J. C., Ramwell, P. W., Foegh, M. L.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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