Dr. Peter Allen, MD

Dr. Peter Allen, MD

General Surgery | Male | 49 years old

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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.Read more

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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.
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Dr. Allen's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Allen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • 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
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • 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
  • Vulvar Cancer

Education

  • Medical School
    Dartmouth College

    Graduated in 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • 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
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • 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 Sigmoidectomy 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
  • Orchiectomy
  • 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
  • Wound Repair

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