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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Allen, Oculoplastic Surgery is Excellent. Dr. Allen has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Allen, MD, PHD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Eye Cancer
  • Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)

Education & Awards

Dr. Allen graduated from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)


Dr. Allen has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • University Of Iowa Hospital & Clinic 
  • V A Northern Indiana Health Care System Fort Wayne 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard C Allen MD and PHD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 16 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Richard C. Allen practice?
Dr. Richard Allen has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Allen practices Ophthalmology near Iowa City, IA.
See Iowa City Ophthalmologists.