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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 51

55 Fruit St Ste 109
Boston, MA 02114
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Dr. Allan's Experience

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Dr. Allan's Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Procedures Dr. Allan Performs

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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Hospital Quality

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North Shore Medical Center
81 Highland Ave
Salem, MA 01970
Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit St
Boston, MA 02114

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Massachusetts Gen Hosp Crdlgy
GRB 804
55 Fruit St Ste 109
Boston, MA 02114
North Shore Medical Center THS
North Shore Medical Center THS
79 Highland Ave Ste 301
Salem, MA 01970
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    Dr. Allan's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Septal Defect
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    Background Check for Dr. Allan

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Harvard Medical School
    Graduated in 1990

    Internship Hospital

    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Complete in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Complete in 1995

    Fellowship Hospital

    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Complete in 1998
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Allan & Staff

    • English
    • Italian
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Allan's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Massachusetts General Hospital

    • North Shore Medical Center

    • Wentworth - Douglass Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Allan's Office & Staff

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    5 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Allan

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.5 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

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    Office Locations

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    Massachusetts Gen Hosp Crdlgy
    GRB 804
    55 Fruit St Ste 109
    Boston, MA 02114
    (617) 726-2000 (Office)
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    North Shore Medical Center THS
    79 Highland Ave Ste 301
    Salem, MA 01970
    (978) 745-1581 (Office)
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