Dr. Robert Allingham, MD

Dr. Robert Allingham, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Allingham, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Durham, NC. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

2351 Erwin Rd

Durham, NC 27705

Contact Information

(919) 681-3937

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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Glaucoma
very high
more than 98% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
normal
more than 72% of peers
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
normal
more than 69% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Allingham I am a clinician-scientist who is dedicated to finding the specific inherited causes of glaucoma many diseases that constitute the number one cause of irreversible blindness in the world. My team at Duke has assembled one of the largest groups of patients and families in the world. This includes people from Africa (Ghana South Africa Nigeria and others) India Iceland the Philippines and thousands from the United States. These wonderful people are all helping us and each other to find out what causes this disease. Together we will beat it!

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • 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

  • Univ Of Cincinnati
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Wash Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • E Va Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary Glaucoma Clinical Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary Glaucoma Research Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Allingham has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Allingham accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedCost
    MedCost PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Allingham has admitting privileges

Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705
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