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 18 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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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 18 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

Awards

Dr. Allen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Allen

4.3

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
18.181818181818183%
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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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Dr. Allen showed great interest in educating me and my family about the steps to take in and following recovery for the greatest success of CABG. Hospital quality at Waterman Hospital was excellent with Dr. visits, nursing care and all the staff involved in my cardiac ICU care following CABG. I...Read More
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Aetna
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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) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
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