Dr. Marcus Allen, MD

Dr. Marcus Allen, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(27)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Marcus Allen, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Arlington, TX. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

1010 E Interstate 20

Arlington, TX 76018

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 19 More

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Top Care Areas

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Vitreous Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Allen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Allen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Allen to family and friends
2.7
based on 27 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Allen's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dallas, TX |
I will never see Dr. Allen again. I went to visit a few years ago for problems with my eyes, all I was told is that I would have to live with the blind spot. I went again last year to get it checked out again, since I am still having problems. This time it was oh did we not send you to a neuro?...more
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in Forney, TX |
I really like Dr Allen and highly recommend him. He is soft spoken and very reassuring. When he diagnosed my VMT he throughly explained the condition and what to look for if it worsen. Which it did. Before surgery he carful explain what the surgery envolved and the recovery. My recovery will be...more
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in Dallas, TX |
I wish someone had told me this guy was horrible. I would never have come here! This family is the worst! Months of trash talking before people decide to defend themselves by the only means they can! Pathetic family!
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in Dallas, TX |
Don't go here. This business is horrible!! I went here for a simple procedure and this guy left me with the biggest bill! Im appalled by how this family operates!
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in Rockwall, TX |
Dr. Allen was great in performing surgery to re-attach my retina which was about 80 % detached. He saw me on a Wednesday afternoon and informed me that I would need to have the surgical procedure the following Friday. He did a very good job explaining the surgery without giving me all the details...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Allen accepts 28 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • POMCO Group
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • USI Affinity
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Allen has admitting privileges

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