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About Dr. Shawn B Allen
Dr. Shawn B Allen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Boulder, CO, with another office in Denver, CO. He has 18 years of experience. His specialties include Dermatopathology and Dermatology. Dr. Allen is affiliated with St Anthony North Hospital, Swedish Medical Center and Littleton Adventist Hospital. Dr. Allen has received 6 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Shawn B Allen has the following 2 specialties
A dermatopathologist is an expert in both dermatology and pathology. They specialize in diseases related to the skin, but where a dermatologist would examine a potentially-cancerous mole by looking at it, a dermatopathologist would examine your skin cells in a lab, more like a pathologist.
Beyond just skin cancer, dermatopathologists also study a wide range of skin conditions, including everything from warts, moles, spider veins and herpes, to dermatitis, rashes, vitiligo and other conditions related to skin discoloration.
A dermatologist is a doctor who has extensive training and knowledge of the skin, scalp, hair and nails and treats conditions that affect those areas. These doctors will evaluate any abnormality, blemish or lesion on the skin in order to determine the cause and will determine a course of treatment.
Dermatologists provide patients with full body scans in order to identify any signs that are indicative of an illness that requires treatment, such as skin cancer. These specialists may also provide cosmetic services, such as mole removal, scar diminishing treatments and even botox and face lifts.
- Skin Cancer
- Actinic Keratosis
- Mohs Surgery (Dermatological Surgery)
- Basal Cell
- Skin Biopsy
- Laser Medicine & Surgery
- Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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My NeoGraft procedure was seamless. From the pre-appointment to the follow up appointment and everything in-between. The actual procedure was comfortable and actually quite relaxing. The staff were all very communicative and knowledgeable in answering my questions, giving me updates on what they were doing and how long things would take. I actually took a nap during the 2nd part of the procedure! I left the clinic with a bandage to protect the area where hair was harvested, and great instructions on how to care for both areas. Follow up was a breeze! A quick appointment to make sure all areas looked healthy and healing appropriately. Within 10 days of my procedure I left for a week-long ski mountaineering expedition in the Alaska mountains. Camping and skiing - yes, I did wear a wool or baseball hat every day!! No ill effects. I can't recommend Dr Allen's clinic enough, he and his staff are exactly the people you want doing this procedure. Experienced, knowledgeable and incredibly caring. From the moment I walked into the office on the first visit I know instantly that I was in good hands.
I have seen many different dermatologists in the area and have always been disappointed in my care. A friend recommended Dr Allen. I have never felt so welcome and cared for as I did at dermatology specialits. Dr Allen and his staff were very professional and kind. From the front desk to his nurses, my whole experience was wonderful. I have definetly found a amazing practice!
I was referred by my dermatologist for a mohs procedure for a skin cancer on my nose. I was very nervous. I came into the office and was greeted with a smile. The nurse came and to get me and also greeted me with a smile, handshake, and eye contact. Very refreshing. She explained the procedure and was very knowledgeable. I sat in the chair, waiting for Dr. Allen, and came into the room and shook my hand and answered all my questions with no hesitation and made me feel at ease. They have a nice waiting area for mohs patients with coffee and snacks. During the procedure Dr. Allen and his nurse made me feel comfortable and kept checking on me to make sure I was not feeling any pain. I was very impressed with the entire staff and especially the doctor. His bedside manner is super and he Cates about his patients, not to mention the scar on my nose is hardly noticeable. I recommend this office to anyone. A++++++
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Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
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Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2014, 2011, 2010, 2012)
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 (2008, 2011, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2012, 2015)
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.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.
Dr. Allen is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
18 Years Experience
University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Graduated in 2000
Dr. Shawn B Allen accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Anthem CO Blue Priority PPO
- Anthem CO HMO
- Anthem PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana National POS
- Multiplan PPO
Rocky Mountain Health
- Rocky Mountain Good Health and Vista HMO PPO
- Rocky Mountain Summit Group
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