Dr. MaryAnn K. Allison, MD

Dr. MaryAnn K. Allison, MD

Oncology | Female

EDUCATION Dr. Allison started her career in healthcare as a laboratory technologist earning her...Read more

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EDUCATION Dr. Allison started her career in healthcare as a laboratory technologist earning her MT (ASCP) from Baylor University...
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  • 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
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • One Health
  • PHCS
  • Sierra Choice
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • USA Health Network
  • Veteran Administration Plan

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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Conditions Treated

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Breast Cancer

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  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Urinary Disorders

Procedures Performed

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

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  • 0
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    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Baylor University Medical Center

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Baylor University Medical Center

    Completed in 1985

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Baylor University Medical Center

    Completed in 1987

  • Undergraduate School
    Oklahoma State University

    Graduated in 1972

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Oncology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Oncology
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  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Allison says...

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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Dr. Allison's Care Philosophy

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.

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Dr. Allison says...

Breast Cancer