Jose Atilio Canas, M.D.

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Languages: English, Spanish

Expertise

Pediatric Endocrinology

Locations

St Petersburg Outpatient Care Center - Endocrinology

601 5th Street South
St Petersburg, FL 33701-4804 map
Phone: 727-767-3636 | Fax: 727-767-3638

Background

Dr. Canas is a pediatric endocrinologist at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. He joined the hospital staff in 2018. He was previously an associate attending at Wolfson Children's Hospital, and served as medical director of the Nemours Pediatric Cardio Metabolic and Bariatric Center in Jacksonville, Florida.

His research interests include cardiovascular complications of diabetes and the use of carotenoids for obesity prevention.

Dr. Canas earned his medical degree from Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena in the Dominican Republic. He completed his pediatrics residency and served as chief resident at Nassau County Medical Center. There he also completed a clinical and research fellowship in pediatric endocrinology and metabolism.

Dr. Canas speaks Spanish.

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Education

Degrees

  • MD; Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena (1983)

Fellowships

  • Pediatric Endocrinology; Nassau University Medical Center (1988)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Endocrinology) (1989)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics - General) (1988)

Insurance

Below you'll find a list of the insurance accepted by specialty physicians at Johns Hopkins All Children's. Please check with your insurance company and the physician's office before your child's visit to verify coverage and referral requirements.

Inclusion of a certain health plan on the list below does not guarantee that all services, locations or physicians are covered by your insurance company. Benefit plan design, credentialing and network criteria may limit coverage. The acceptance of certain plains may change occasionally and this page may not be immediately updated.

  • Vivida Health
  • Florida Medicaid
  • Gulf Coast Provider Network (Commercial)
  • Magellan Complete Care (Medicaid)
  • Evolutions (Commercial)
  • Avmed (Commercial)
  • Simply Healthcare (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
  • Multiplan (Commercial)
  • BCBS FL (Commercial)
  • United Community Plan (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
  • Coventry (Commercial)
  • Humana Commercial
  • Humana (Medicaid)
  • Aetna (Commercial)
  • Aetna Better Health (Medicaid)
  • TriCare-HMHS (Commercial)
  • Molina (Medicaid)
  • United (Commercial)
  • WPS TriCare East (Commercial)
  • Sunshine State/Wellcare (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
  • Cigna Health Care (Commercial)
  • Wellcare (Medicaid&HealthyKids&CMS)

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

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