Dr. Gary Allen, MD

Dr. Gary Allen, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
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Age 53
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Dr. Gary Allen, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Tavares, FL and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1991 and specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

3120 Waterman Way

Tavares, FL 32778

Contact Information

(352) 343-1216

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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(352) 343-1216

Dr. Allen accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Allen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Allen performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Allen performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Pericardial Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Allen treats Pericardial Disease more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Allen treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bacterial Pericarditis
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Rheumatic Pericarditis
  • Uremic Pericarditis
  • Viral Pericarditis
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Allen performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Allen performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Dr. Allen's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Gary Allen, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Tavares, FL and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1991 and specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

2000
University Of Utah
Fellowship Hospital
1998
University Of Tex Health Science Center
Residency Hospital
1995
University Of Utah Artificial Heart Lab 1993-1995
1991
Albany Medical College
Medical School
1987
Skidmore College
Undergraduate School
2000
1998
1995
1991
1987

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Dr. Allen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Allen

4.3

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
16.666666666666668%
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DR. ALLEN IS VERY GOOD AT SURGERY, HE IS APPROACHABLE AND FRIENDLY, VERY EASY TO TALK TO. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND HIM.
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Dr. Allen is an amazing surgeon. He did a quadruple bypass on my father last year and saved his life. A year later he is doing amazing. Back to running and feeling the best he has in over a decade. I cannot thank Dr. Allen and his staff enough. They went above and beyond to make sure my father had...Read More
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Dr. Allen is a great surgeon! He took care of my complex heart issue. He was very caring and had a great bedside manner. He saved my life! Waterman hospital was also great.
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Poor surgeon. Did a triple bypass on me. 2 graphs failed, I had a heart attack. Suffered permanent heart damage. Waterman is not a true heart center. ICU is the worst i have ever seen for heart surgery. Only a few people qualified to treat heart surgery patients there. If you have any...Read More
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Very poor. Waiting over 6 hours for a four hour surgery. With not one person telling me anything. Seen him one time before surgery, it's already been 3 days after still in hospital and still have not seen him and wanting for him to discharge me.......
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