Dr. Michael Allingham, MD

Dr. Michael Allingham, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 38
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Dr. Michael Allingham, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill in 2009 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2100 Erwin Rd

Durham, NC 27705

Contact Information

(919) 684-8111

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
very high
more than 86% of peers
Retinal Dystrophy
high
more than 85% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
normal
more than 73% of peers

Dr. Allingham's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Allingham "I am an ophthalmologist who specializes in the diagnosis and management of medical conditions affecting the retina including macular degeneration (AMD) diabetic retinopathy retinal vein occlusion macular edema and other macular diseases. I believe that no two patients are exactly alike. For each of my patients I carefully consider exam findings imaging and patient needs and preferences to create a customized treatment plan. In addition to patient care I study the biology diagnosis and treatment of macular edema and I am involved in basic laboratory science ocular imaging analysis and clinical trials of new medications. I think that my time in clinic drives my research and that the insights gained from my research keep me at the cutting edge of diagnosis and treatment strategies for my patients. Outside of work I spend as much time as possible outdoors with my wife and daughter. In whatever time is left I can be found exploring western North Carolina on my mountain bike."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Allingham does not have any board certifications listed.

29  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

2  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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

  • University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Allingham has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Allingham has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Allingham's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Allingham to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Allingham'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
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