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Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
16 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Allan Pickens is Excellent. Dr. Pickens has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Allan Pickens, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Esophagectomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Pneumonectomy (Lung removal)

Education & Awards

Dr. Pickens graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has 5 awards.

Alimentary Tract Resident Research Award, 1998
Clinical Innovation Fund Recipient for Minimally Invasive Pulmonary Resections, 2005
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Pickens has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Emory Crawford Long Hospital 
  • Athens Regional Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Allan Pickens MD is a male Surgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Surgery.
Where does Dr. Allan Pickens practice?
Dr. Allan Pickens has 1 office location.
Dr. Allan Pickens practices Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Surgery near Atlanta, GA.
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