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Neurology San Francisco, CA

Quick Facts

  • ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
  • 4.3  
     
  • 26 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
  • 39 INSURANCES ACCEPTED
  • SPEAKS Chinese, Spanish
  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At Ucla
  • 4 COMMENTS
  • 3 AWARDS
  • 3 SPECIALTIES
  • 6 EXPERTISE
  • 3 BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
  • 1 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS
  • 3 Location

About Dr. Christina R Allen MD

Dr. Christina R Allen, MD is a doctor primarily located in San Francisco, CA, with other offices in San Francisco, CA and San Francisco, CA. She has 26 years of experience. Her specialties include Neurology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine.

Dr. Allen has received 3 awards.

Castle Connolly Regional Top DoctorsCompassionate Doctor RecognitionPatients' Choice Award

Locations

Dr. Christina R Allen has 3 locations

University Of California San Francisco Orthopedic Institute 1500 Owens St Ste 430 San Francisco, CA 94158
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Dr. Christina R Allen 1500 Owens St San Francisco, CA 94158
UCSF 1500 Owens St Ste 460 San Francisco, CA 94158

Specialties

Dr. Christina R Allen has the following 3 SPECIALTIES

Orthopaedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system, such as hip replacements and arthroscopic knee surgery.In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.
Sports Medicine
Neurology

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Christina R Allen has the following 6 expertise

  • Sports Injuries
  • Knee Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Surgery
  • Hip Osteoarthritis

Awards

3 Awards

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors (1)

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

Education

26 Years Experience

Education
David Geffen School Of Medicine At Ucla

Graduated in 1995

Education
University Health Center Of Pittsburgh

Residency

Dr. Christina R Allen Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
    • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • Chinese Community Health Plan
    • Chinese Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO
  • Western Health Advantage
    • Western Health Advantage

More about Dr. Christina R Allen

Orthopedic Surgery Dr. Christina Allen specializes in the treatment of knee and shoulder injuries, especially those of women athletes. An avid soccer player, she's an expert in treating anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries and shoulder instability. She is the orthopedic doctor for Cal athletics at the University of California at Berkeley, the U.S. women's soccer team and the U.S. taekwondo team. In addition, she has served as a team doctor at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs and at regional and world Olympic qualifying competitions. Allen is also a specialist in hip arthroscopy and the treatment of sports-related hip injuries. Allen earned a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering at Duke University and was chief of biomedical engineering at the Veterans Affairs medical centers in Philadelphia and San Francisco before attending the UCLA School of Medicine.

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