Dr. Anna Allen, MD

Dr. Anna Allen, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Dr. Anna Allen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in ophthalmology.

63 Shaker Rd Ste 101

Albany, NY 12204

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 86% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
more than 80% of peers
more than 72% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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14  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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.


  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Albany Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Albany Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • AOA Medical Honor Society, 2004
Media & Publications
  • Neck Procedures Resulting in Horner Syndrome., 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Allen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Allen to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Allen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

My daughter and I had a great experience at Dr. Allen's office. She was very patient as I get sensitive when it comes to eye exams. She was very accommodating and tried different methods to ease my anxiety. I would greatly recommend Dr Allen to my family and friends.
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I found Dr. Allen unwelcoming and not particularly forthcoming with information. I felt as though I had to keep asking questions to find out what I needed, and that she was sometimes reluctant to answer. Then I went to a specialist and he told me that what she had said was not right.
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My experience with Dr. Allen was extremely disappointing. She was not friendly, was abrupt, and not cooperative with scheduling needs. She withheld medical testing information so that I was unable to follow-through with another doctor in timely manner, which caused difficulties, money, and was...more
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She is extremely thorough and makes the patient feel comfortable and confident in her treatment.
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