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Ahmet Can

Dr. Ahmet S. Can, MD




Ahmet S. Can, M.D., is a board-certified, fellowship trained endocrinologist who specializes in diabetes, metabolism, and endocrinology. Dr. Can recently joined Hackensack Meridian Medical Group. Prior to joining HMH, Dr. Can held numerous positions in private practice and inpatient/outpatient services. For the past six years, Dr. Can was a physician at the inpatient and outpatient center at Arnot-Ogden Medical Center. 

Dr. Can also has experience with solo private practice in Istanbul, Turkey. Dr. Can was the Endocrinology Educator of the Year in 2021 as well as earned the Best Quality Improvement Project in 2019, both awards from the Arnot-Ogden Medical Center. Throughout his training, Dr. Can has also served as Program Director, Associate and Adjunct Professor, and has conducted research on Endocrinology matters with Weill Medical College of Cornell University and the University of Istanbul. He is a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism of Turkey, the Association of Program Directors in Endocrinology (APDEM), and the Endocrine Society.

Dr. Can specializes in treating following conditions: 

  • Diabetes screening, care, and management
  • Diabetes complication screening, prevention, and treatment
  • Education and nutrition services
  • Insulin pump and continuous glucose monitor management
  • Gestational diabetes management
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Thyroid goiter
  • Primary hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism 
  • Difficult to control TSH
  • Obesity, weight management 
  • Weight loss medications 
  • Menopause 
  • Bone metabolism, calcium
  • Adrenal problems 
  • Pituitary problems 
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Thyroid nodules 
  • Prolactin
  • Osteoporosis
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Explains conditions and treatments
Provides follow-up as needed

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Dr. Can's Rating
Patient Perspective
4.0 Explains conditions and treatments
3.5 Takes time to answer my questions
4.0 Provides follow-up as needed
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40 Bey Lea Rd, Toms River, NJ, 08753
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3.5 Office cleanliness
3.5 Courteous staff
2.5 Scheduling flexibility
40 Bey Lea Rd
Toms River, NJ, 08753
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"This Dr and his entire staff should be ashamed of themselves!!!!! I had my thyroid removed, and choose him to regulate my TSH replacement. It is now 8 months, my dose is still too high, leaving me with the same problem I had. 3 weeks now since I had my bloodwork, it's still high, I called the office to see if he had looked at my results only to be met by a NASTY woman who said she would send it too him. As of today, 3 weeks since my bloodwork CRICKETS, no callback. What happened to his oath"Do no harm"? I have no choice but to give him 1 star to post, but he deserves a negative 10 stars."
  • September 28, 2023
"Worst experience ever. Referred here due to slightly elevated reading from a blood test by primary MD. Can did not review medical history, significance of reading, causes or solutions. Can offered one solution to operate and remove parathyroid gland. We requested explanation of function and importance of gland and consequences of removal. No answer given. I told him my mother is 93 years old. He changed his tune and suggested that we monitor the situation. I question how Can can be Board Certified. I posted same review at Hackensack Merdian site which was removed. I strongly question the veracity of other reviews which were favorable for Can. I hope this review remains posted."
  • September 21, 2023
"Prompt, courteous, never rushed - office staff is excellent - facility is welcoming and clean. Comfortable and patient is treated with extreme care."
  • March 28, 2023
"I would most definitely recommend Dr. Can !!! I finally found an Endocrinology specialist that is kind and thorough and listens!!! Dr Can is knowledgeable in modern advances in this medical field. I've had issues with my Thyroid for 6 plus years now with very little luck in the past and he is by far the BEST !!! "
  • July 21, 2022
"Dr. Can is the best. Very caring and pleasure to be around. I definitely recommend Dr. Can to everybody with thyroid problem. He goes over treatment options and guides me through the process."
  • May 8, 2022
"Dr. Can is an extra ordinary practitioner. At every visit Dr Can reviews the results of my bloodwork with me and explains the results. I am not the only his patient as well, my husband is under his care. I will highly recommend to my family & friends. He is thorough answering questions in a manner that is understandable."
  • May 2, 2022
"Dr. Can is excellent! He was so caring & kind, he went above and beyond during my visit. I have already recommended him to family & friends. He is not rushed. I am grateful Dr Can is treating me. He is an experienced physician."
  • April 28, 2022


40 Bey Lea Rd
Toms River, NJ, 08753
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Accepting New Patients


  • Endocrinology



Weill Cornell Endocrinology/Diabetes/Metabolism
Graduated 1996
Cabrini Medical Center
Graduated 1994
Cabrini Medical Center
Graduated 1992


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