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We asked more than 26,000 New Jersey doctors to tell us which of their fellow practitioners they consider New Jersey’s best doctors. The result: Our 2021 Jersey Choice list of the state’s 1,142 Top Doctors, as chosen by their peers. View our methodology, frequently asked questions and professional advisory board here.

Donald McCain, MD,PhD

About Donald McCain

Surgical oncologist Dr. Donald McCain specializes in treating melanomas, sarcomas, breast tumors, and cancers of the gastrointestinal system, including colon and pancreatic tumors. He has extensive experience with abdominal sarcomas and receives many referrals specifically for that procedure. “When I operate on someone, I know exactly who that person is, what the problem is that she or he has, and what are the likely ways in which I’m going to fix it,” says Dr. McCain.

“I don’t operate on anyone if I haven’t thought of at least five different ways to do their surgery. Regardless of what I encounter, there’s a backup plan and a further backup plan.”

Vice chairman and chief of Surgical Oncology at the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack Meridian Health at Hackensack University Medical Center, Dr. McCain also has expertise in state-of-the-art surgical procedures, such as liver resections, laparoscopic surgery, radiofrequency ablation, and robotics.