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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Robert H. Allen, M.D. View profile as PDF

Robert H. Allen

Clinical Interests

Robert Allen specializes in all aspects of hand, upper extremity and microvascular surgery. Allen is interested in conducting future research on nerve regeneration after trauma.


Associate Professor


Orthopaedic Surgery - Hand and Microvascular Surgery


Orthopaedic Surgery


Orthopaedic Surgery


Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
Orthopaedic Surgery
4860 Y St., 3800 & 1700 (Clinic)
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Phone: 916-734-2700

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, 1972
M.S., Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1971
B.A., Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1968


Stanford University Hospital, Palo Alto, California, 1973


Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1975
Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1976
Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1978


Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Bergamo, 1984
University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, 1984
University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 2003

Board Certifications:

American Board of Surgery, 1978
American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 1998

Professional Memberships:

American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Select Recent Publications:

Bekele W, Escobedo E, Allen R. Avascular necrosis of the capitate. J Radiol Case Rep. 2011;5(6):31-6. Epub 2011 Jun 1.

Allen, RH, Szabo RM, Chen JL. Outcome Assessment of Hand Function after Radial Artery Harvesting for Coronary Artery Bypass. Journal of Hand Surgery 29(4):628-637, 2004.

Ferrazzi, P., Allen, Robert H., Crupi, G.C., Reyes, I., Parenzan, L., Maisonnet, M. Reduction of Infection After Cardiac Surgery: A Clinical Trial. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 42(3): 321-5, 1986.

Pacifico, Albert D., Allen, Robert H., Colvin, E.V. Direct Reconstruction of Pulmonary Artery Arborization Anomally and Intracardiac Repair of Pulmonary Atresia with Ventricular Septal Defect. American Journal of Cardiology 55(13-Pt 1):1647-9, 1985.

Allen, Robert H., Stinson, Edward B., Oyer, P.E., Shumway, N.E. Predictive Variables in Reoperation of Coronary Artery Disease. Journal of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, 75:186-192, 1978.

To see if Robert H. Allen is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).