Dr. Joseph Allen, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
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Age 62
(19)
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Dr. Joseph Allen, MD
Dr. Joseph Allen, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Boone, NC. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Allen is affiliated with Catawba Valley Medical Center, Frye Regional Medical Center and Watauga Medical Center.

2640 Highway 105 Ste 102

Boone, NC 28607

Contact Information

(888) 626-2020

Dr. Joseph Allen, MD

Dr. Joseph Allen, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Allen's Experience

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Dr. Allen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • St Francis Hospital Of Evanston
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Iowa Hosps and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Allen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Allen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Allen to family and friends
3.8
based on 19 total reviews (8 with comments)
Dr. Allen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (8)
in Banner Elk |
Dr Allen is such a caring Doctor; he isn't there to just quickly do what is necessary but he takes the time to really get to know his patients. I have had cataract surgery by him and had no problems. I see him once a year for follow ups. I am getting ready to get my husband in to see him as the VA hospital clinic my husband uses can't see him until next February.
in Wilkesboro, NC |
He is the best eye Dr. I have been to very informative and tells you what going on with you eyes. And cares about you and is a personal person and takes care of your eyes. Very excellence in surgery also.
in Fleetwood, NC |
Dr. Allen on a scale of 1 to 10 rates at least an 11. He did cataract surgery on both eyes for my mother last spring. We could not have asked for a more caring and professional physician. Boone is EXTREMELY fortunate to have Dr. Allen practicing in our area. Aside from being a fine doctor is is a genuinely nice fellow and was extremely considerate of my mom. TOP NOTCH!
in Fleetwood, NC |
Dr. Allen is wonderful. A great doctor and such a kind person. We're so fortunate to have him here in Boone.
in Boone, NV |
Knowledgeable, caring. Gave me assurance about a persistent eye problem and explained rationale knowledgeably, reassuringly.
in Boone, NC |
Very nice and he listens...great doctor. The staff seem super nice too. I never have to wait more than 10 minutes. If all doctors were as nice as Dr. Allen no one would dread going to their appointments.
Johns Island, SC |
Arrogant. Wrong RX for glasses
in Boone, NC |
Dr. Allen has always been very nice and he takes time to listen. He seems to really care. I have recommended him to my family and friends.
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Dr. Allen accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Allen has admitting privileges

Catawba Valley Medical Center
810 Fairgrove Church Rd
Hickory, NC 28602
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Frye Regional Medical Center
420 N Center St
Hickory, NC 28601
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Watauga Medical Center
336 Deerfield Rd
Boone, NC 28607
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