Dr. Peter Allen, MD

Dr. Peter Allen, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. Peter Allen, MD is a general surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1993 and specializes in general surgery.

300 E 66th St

New York, NY 10065

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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

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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."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

72  Conditions Treated

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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
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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

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Dr. Allen's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Allen to family and friends
19 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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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)

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...more
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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
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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,.
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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...more
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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...more
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