Dr. Allen Carl, MD

Dr. Allen Carl, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Allen Carl, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

391 Myrtle Ave Ste 1B

Albany, NY 12208

Contact Information

(518) 264-2225

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Scoliosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Deformities
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

103  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger

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19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Nyu Hospitals Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Hospital SUNY Stony Brook
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carl has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carl's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carl to family and friends
25 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Carl's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Excellent he did my scoliosis surgery 23 yrs ago when I was 12, absolutely not a single problem since, no pain- he’s the best! And Shanti the receptionist!
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I have been a patient of Dr Carl for many years and wouldn't think of another doctor. His staff is professional , kind and easy to work with . Dr Carl has a slightly different personality in the procedure room which tells me this is where he excels and is totally in his element . In the office...more
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I never in my life had a doctor sit my down and put my worries to rest. The other doctor wanted to operate asap. Dr Carl said before we do surgery let's try a few different things. I feel so comfortable with him.
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Dr & staff were nice, I would not recommend Dr Carl for progressing adult scoliosis though. I saw him 3 times & did not feel confident in him doing my surgery. He seemed unsure how to handle my osteopenia, his initial surgery plan did not address the primary sources of my pain and he suggested...more
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Dr.Carl performed a triple Laminectomy on me 2 years ago, and I have to say from the day the procedure was done, my quality of life has improved 100%. His approach to the surgery and care there after is a standard all Dr's should follow. He was clear in the expectations of the surgery's outcome and...more
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