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Dr. Arthur Allen, MD

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54 years of experience
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Dr. Arthur Allen, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in San Francisco, CA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 54 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from University of Michigan Medical School and is affiliated with California Pacific Medical Center - California Campus, CPMC Van Ness Campus and Saint Francis Medical Center.

Dr. Allen works at Pacific Eye Associates in San Francisco, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Allergic Conjunctivitis, Chalazion and Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

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    Pacific Eye Associates
    2100 Webster St Ste 22, San Francisco, CA 94115 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (415) 923-3007

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  • California Pacific Medical Center - California Campus
  • CPMC Van Ness Campus
  • Saint Francis Medical Center

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    Jul 17, 2018
    I am grateful to Dr. Allen for all his great information on every visit! His calm, friendly and informative nature is truly refreshing!
    Frederick Matthews — Jul 17, 2018
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    About Dr. Arthur Allen, MD

    Specialties
    • Ophthalmology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 54 years of experience
    Years of Experience
    Years of experience represents how long a provider has been practicing in their field since graduating from medical school. Not all providers will have this information available.

    Languages Spoken
    • English, Mandarin
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1255332334
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Anne Bates Leach Eye Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • U Colo Med Ctr
    Residency
    Internship
    • Univ Of California Davis Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Michigan
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
    What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Arthur Allen, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Allen is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Allen has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Allen has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Allen works at Pacific Eye Associates in San Francisco, CA. View the full address on Dr. Allen’s profile.

    Dr. Allen has seen patients for Allergic Conjunctivitis, Chalazion and Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Allen on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    19 patients have reviewed Dr. Allen. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Allen.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Allen, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Allen appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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