Dr. Ronald Allen, DO

Dr. Ronald Allen, DO

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. Ronald Allen, DO is an ophthalmology specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Western Univ Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific, Western University Of Health Sciences in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology.

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
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

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

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

24  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
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Allen to family and friends
13 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (5)

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)

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...more
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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.
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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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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