License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Allen Root is Average. Dr. Root has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.8
Promptness 2.3
Courteous Staff 2.8
Accurate Diagnosis 2.8
Bedside Manner 2.3
Spends Time with Me 2.3
Follows Up After Visit 2.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Allen Root, MD is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology.

  • He has special expertise in 19 areas:
  • Body Weight
  • Chromosome Aberrations
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Congenital Hypothyroidism
  • De Lange Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Growth Disorders
  • Hermaphroditism (Genital Ambiguity)
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Rickets
  • Sex Differentiation Disorders
  • Syndrome
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Diseases
  • Turner Syndrome

Education & Awards

Dr. Root graduated from Harvard University , Boston. He has 4 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Congenital Hypothyroidism
Growth Disorders
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Florida™ (2009)


Dr. Root has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • All Children's Hospital 
  • The Tampa General Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Allen W Root MD is a male Pediatrician and practices in Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology.
Where does Dr. Allen W. Root practice?
Dr. Allen Root has 1 office location.
Dr. Allen Root practices Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology near Saint Petersburg, FL.
See Saint Petersburg Pediatricians and Saint Petersburg Pediatric Specialists.