Dr. Joseph Allan, MD

Dr. Joseph Allan, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Joseph Allan, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Salem, OR and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from UNIV OF NV SCH OF MED in 1981 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

3099 River Rd S Ste 150

Salem, OR 97302

Contact Information

(503) 581-1567

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Allan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Perforated Eardrum
very high
more than 99% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

70  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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

  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • UNIV OF NV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Wright Patterson Afb
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Oregon Health & Science University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Allan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Swedish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Allan's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Allan to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Allan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I had a persistent choking feeling (globus) of my throat.He had no empathy even though I had been pursuing a reason for this feeling for 2 months. He was disinterested & condesending. After a quick scope through my nose he failed to diagnose and walked out of the exam room. No closure, no...more
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I saw Dr. Allen for problems with snoring and specifically wanted an evaluation and and opinion on the possibility of having a uvulectomy. He began examining me before I could finish a sentence and while slipping a nasal endoscope in my nose told me to sign a form. He told me I needed a number...more
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I won't recommend Dr. Allan. I was in for my sinus infection, of my four visits, all Dr Allan did was first ordering a CT scan, then three kinds of antibiotics (he had me on 50 days straight), and then another CT scan, and then he said he can do surgery. I didn't return after four times of short,...more
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Always on time (within 15 minutes or so). That's always a biggie! Always patient, kind, and with a twist of humor thrown in. One of the best doctors I've ever had. He looks out for my best interests. He's is a keeper for sure. Denny P.
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