Dr. Ronald Allen, DO

Dr. Ronald Allen, DO

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ronald Allen, DO is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Portland, OR. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.

800 SW 13th Ave

Portland, OR 97205

Contact Information

(503) 221-0161

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Astigmatism
very high
more than 95% of peers
Nearsightedness
very high
more than 88% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 89% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
23

Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
2

Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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

  • Western Univ Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific, Western University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Bamc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Bamc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Allen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Allen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Allen to family and friends
3.5
based on 13 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Allen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
Portland, OR |
This doctor misdiagnosed my severe Meibomian gland dysfunction as an eye infection and prescribed steroid eye drops. When I returned days later with worsened symptoms he examined me again this time saying I had a scratch that was caused by bad eyelash growth. He plucked an eyelash and said I'd should be all better now. My symptoms worsened further. I got a same-day appointment for a second opinion. The second opinion doctor finally diagnosed me properly. Dr. Ronald Allen was way, way off.
Portland, OR |
My app't for an annual medical eye exam with Dr. Allen was very thorough. His manner is reassuring and he performed tests that I hadn't had before with previous ophthalmologists. He took time to answer my questions and I'm confident in his assessments and recommendations.
in Beaverton, OR |
Shout out to Dr. Allen (ophthalmology). My husband and I go to him annually to monitor our eye health due to risks associated with diabetes. Dr. Allen has a caring confident manner which puts us at ease. He takes his time during the examination and is good at explaining things in simple layman terms. We highly recommend Dr. Allen! Since we have had such positive experiences with Dr. Allen, we are looking at other docs at the Portland Clinic to be our primary care physicians.
in Lake Oswego, OR |
Dr. Allen was unable to discern hsv1 on my eyelid from a common sty! I have experienced several hsv1 leisons on my eye lids in the recent past, as well as a sty. I KNOW THE DIFFERENCE! l will not go back to this doctor and now I am doubting The Portland Clinic in general. Seriously, I am expected to pay a hefty bill for an incorrect diagnosis, as well as home care that is inapproprite for hsv1??? Probably not going to happen, as I will now need to see another opthomologist.
Dr Allen failed to identify an emergency retinal detachment until a whole week after symptoms began. I as a patient was in panic about sudden vision loss and was told that my eyes were completely healthy until I pushed to move up some screening tests where he then was able to identify something was wrong, but even then the diagnosis was off.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Allen accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN

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Hospitals where Dr. Allen has admitting privileges

Legacy Emanuel Medical Center
2801 N Gantenbein Ave
Portland, OR 97227
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Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
1015 NW 22nd Ave
Portland, OR 97210
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Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
9205 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225
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