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Obstetrics, Gynecology

& Obesity Medicine

Dr. Hazem Kanaan

About Dr. Kanaan

Dr. Hazem B. Kanaan was born in Damascus, Syria in 1982, raised in Damascus then moved to the USA in 1999. He attended college and completed his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at Kennesaw State University in Georgia and graduated with Cum-Laude Honors in 2005. He then was accepted at West Virginia Osteopathic School of Medicine for his medical doctoral degree in 2009, then had his Obstetrics and Gynecology residency training in Michigan at Henry Ford Health System at Wyandotte Hospital in 2013. During his residency training he was awarded the “Teaching Resident of the Year Award” in three out of four years of training. Then in the summer of 2013 Dr. Kanaan moved to Rio Grande Valley for work and in a short time he completed his board certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology; thereafter, he completed his specialty training in Obesity and Metabolic Disease Medicine in 2016. Dr. Kanaan was appointed as Clinical Assistant Professor with University of Texas-RGV in 2016. He is currently  board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine.


 Blogs and Common Questions


Obstetrics & Prenatal Care

Prenatal Counseling

Infertility Treatment

Normal Pregnancy Care

High Risk Pregnancy Care

Ultrasound Studies In-House

Gynecological Services

Annual and Preventative Exams

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding Treatment

Painful Period Treatment 

Irregular Period Treatment

Abnormal Pap-Smears Treatment

Minimal Invasive and Robotic Surgeries

Sexual Transmitted Infection Treatment

Contraception Management

Menopause Care

Obesity & Medical Weight Loss Management

Post Bariatric Surgery Weight Gain Treatment

Pre-Pregnancy Weight Loss

Post-Pregnancy Weight Loss

Pediatric Obesity/Nutritional Assessment (Age 13 and older)

Couples weight loss planning

Meal replacement program



“Dr. Kanaan is the best as a well as his staff kind and friendly all the time. I love that he explains everything in detail as well as answers all your questions.”

A. Villarreal
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