Dr. Vaughan A. Allen, MD

Dr. Vaughan A. Allen, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

Howell-Allen Clinic
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Dr. Allen specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Nashville, TN. He practices at 2 locations.

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18 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • American General
  • American Life & Health Ins. Co.
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • NALC Health Benefit Plan
  • State Farm
  • Tricare
  • Trustmark Companies
  • UnitedHealthCare

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Temple University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1972

  • Internship Hospital
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Undergraduate School
    Springfield College

    Graduated in 1967

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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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 Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Allen's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Allen

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How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients