Dr. MaryAnn Allison, MD

Dr. MaryAnn Allison, MD

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Dr. MaryAnn Allison, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Henderson, NV and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1982 and specializes in medical oncology, hematology, and more.Read her story

2460 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy

Henderson, NV 89052

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • America's Health Choice
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthChoice
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lymphoma, Large-Cell
normal
more than 70% of peers

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Dr. Allison's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Allison "EDUCATION Dr. Allison started her career in healthcare as a laboratory technologist earning her MT (ASCP) from Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Soon after, she obtained her MD at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine as well as her fellowship in hematology/oncology at Baylor University Medical Center- in Dallas. AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST Breast Cancer, Genetic Inheritance Evaluation, Research EXPERIENCE For more than 20 years, Dr. Allison has been practicing as a medical oncologist. In 1993, she joined what would become Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada as a founding member of the largest oncology provider in the state of Nevada. Dr. Allison has also served as Principal Investigator on numerous clinical research studies for breast cancer and helped foster the practice's research affiliation with The US Oncology Network and UCLA. The trials she participated in have changed the standards of breast cancer care and led to the FDA approval of Paclitaxel and Herceptin. Dr. Allison is a member of the breast cancer research committee for The US Oncology Network and participates regularly in the Sunrise Hospital Breast Center Tumor Board. She is co-founder of The Caring Place, a Las Vegas nonprofit organization that provides complementary therapies to cancer patients. Dr. Allison was the recipient of the 2010 Athena Leadership Award through the Women's Chamber of Commerce and inducted into the Women's Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame in 2011. She also received the Healthcare Hero Award for compassionate caregiver in 2011. In 2013, she received the Commitment to Health Award from United Way of Southern Nevada's Women's Leadership Council, and in 2014 she received the Woman of Distinction Award in healthcare from the National Association of Women Business Owners. PERSONAL Dr. Allison and her husband of more than 30 years, have two sons. Her hobbies include running, crocheting and family activities. BOARD CERTIFIED Medical Technologist, American Society of Clinical Pathology Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS American Society of Clinical Oncology American College of Physicians, Fellow Clark County Medical Society Nevada Medical Association Texas Medical Association "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Allison "I always try to assure the patient that I will offer them state-of-the-art care in a healing atmosphere. I strive to learn about the person not just their medical condition. Concern for the whole person is an important part of treatment. Every day I receive so much from my patients. I greatly appreciate the trust they place in my care."

5  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Cancer Research
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

12  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Anal Disorders
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Meningiomas
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer

4  Procedures

  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Chemotherapy
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Genetic Testing

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

  • Oklahoma State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Allison has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Allison's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Allison to family and friends
20 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Allison's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Allison was my Gatekeeper to care when I first learned I had breast cancer and had recently moved from another state. She helped me get started and I was able to receive the treatments I needed. She did a very thorough family history review and I felt confident in her direction and care. I...more
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