Dr. Peter Allen, MD

Dr. Peter Allen, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Peter Allen, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.

1275 York Ave

New York, NY 10065

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Allen

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas

new

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

Small Intestine Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cholangiocarcinoma
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Allen'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.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Allen "My clinical and research focus is in malignant and pre-malignant conditions of the pancreas, stomach, adrenal gland, and soft tissues. The focus of my current research is in developing strategies for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with cystic lesions of the pancreas. I am also working with our medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and other surgeons to develop novel strategies for treating patients with pancreatic cancer."

More

Read More
1

Specialties

  • General Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
72

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

More

Read More
56

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Percutaneous Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

More

Read More

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Dartmouth College
    Medical School | Graduated 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Allen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Allen does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Allen and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Allen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Allen to family and friends
5.0
based on 19 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Allen'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 (5)
in Bolton Landing, NY |
Dr. Allen has a knack of putting you at ease from your initial appointment. Dr. Allen was consulted for a second opinion. During the visit we were very happy to see he had completely familiarized himself with the forwarded records. He explained the condition and how he would approach it. He impressed us with his confidence and mannerism. We were leaning towards having the surgery at Memorial Sloan and the visit with Dr. Allen sealed the decision. Surgery went better than we could have hoped!
in New York, NY |
My wife and Ihad a visit with Dr. Allen last week. Very pleasant knowledgeable and explained everything about her condition, and what he would do. We feel very confident with him. Sincerely Mariela
in Old Bridge, NJ |
Extremely caring and considerate doctor. Follow up on any and all questions were always very quick and timely. Helped put this very nervous patient at ease. Outstanding patient care from both Dr. Allen and his office team and staff,.
in New York |
The nicest man. Big smile very profession puts you right at ease. He is a kind, considerate, brilliant man. Dr. Allan did a collaberative laparoscopic surgery with my kidney Dr. He removed my gaul bladder afterwich Dr. Touijier removed a cancer from my kidney. I was so lucky I didn't have to have two seperate surgeries. He saw my very ill brother in law and gave us good advise. He is a Veteran a credit to his Country and his patients.
in Franklin, NC |
Dr Allen saved my life, I can not put into words how lucky I was to have had him as my doctor, I would recommend him to all my family and friends, He is awesome.This man not only is the best doctor and surgeon but, he is very kind and understanding and gives you the time you need to answer all questions and explains all procedures in detail. I am a pancreatic cancer survivor because of Dr Allen and his team I rate him and his staff higher than 5 star.
Have you seen Dr. Peter Allen, MD?
Are you Dr. Allen?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Visit Dr. Allen

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Allen accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Allen has admitting privileges

Memorial Sloan - Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Ave
New York, NY 10065
View Hospital Profile

View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.

Cardiac Surgery
(28)
General Surgery
(24)
General Surgery
(22)
General Surgery
(24)
Pediatric Surgery
(39)
Transplant Surgery
(11)
Robotic Surgery
(24)
Cardiovascular Surgery
(30)
General Surgery
(6)
General Surgery
(15)