Mark W Allen, D.O.
Hip and Knee Specialist in Henderson, NV
Mark W. Allen, DO, joined the team at Nevada Orthopedic & Spine Center after completing his training and first years of practice in Phoenix, Arizona. At the practice’s office in Henderson, Nevada, Dr. Allen specializes in adult reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee, including both primary and revision surgeries. Dr. Allen has a particular focus on the latest techniques, including direct anterior total hip replacement, computer-assisted navigation, and robotic-arm assisted surgery.
Dr. Allen then completed his internship and orthopedic surgical residency at Michigan State University – St. John Providence Health System, where he was elected chief resident during his senior year and received the Orthopedic Surgery Resident of the Year award.
Dr. Allen spent an additional year of subspecialty fellowship training in adult reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee with a focus on cutting-edge techniques, evidence-based practice protocols, and revision surgeries of the hip and knee in Phoenix, Arizona. He subsequently joined that practice and spent the last two years working at a busy level one trauma center.
He enjoys talking to and educating his patients about their conditions and including them in their treatment decisions.
Dr. Allen has been published on various research topics, including perioperative blood product and transfusion management, perioperative patient temperature management, and robotic-assisted arthroplasty. He has presented his research both locally and at national orthopedic meetings.
Dr. Allen was born in Ogden, Utah. He and his wife met during medical school, and they are excited to return to practice in Las Vegas. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, hiking, attending sporting events, and snow skiing.
Dr. Allen received his Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology from Weber State University in 2005, earning the Outstanding Graduate Award from the department. In 2010, he received a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Touro University in Henderson, Nevada, earning the Dean’s Award for Academic Achievement.
⤢ Education & Certification (Click to Expand)
Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine
Michigan State University COM SCS – St. John Oakland Hospital Orthopedic Surgery
Adult Reconstruction of the Hip and Knee The CORE Institute – Phoenix, AZ
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon (AOBOS) – Current
MAKO – Robotic Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Certification – 2016
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) – Current
Basic Life Support (BLS) – Current
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) – Current
⤢ Publications (Click to Expand)
Allen MW. Jacofsky DJ. Myerthall SL. Robotics in Total Hip Arthroplasty – A Current Review. J Hip Surgery. Accepted for Publication January 2018.
Markel DC. Allen MW. Hughes RE. Singal BM. Hallstrom BR. Quality Initiative Programs Can Decrease Total Joint Arthroplasty Transfusion Rates—A Multicenter Study Using the MARCQI Total Joint Registry Database. J Arthroplasty. 2017 vol 32 (11) pp. 3292-3297. 10.1016/j.arth.2017.06.009
Allen MW. Jacofsky DJ. Normothermia in Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty, 2017 vol 32 (7) pp. 2307-2314. 10.1016/j.arth.2017.01.005
Jacofsky DJ. Allen MW. Robotics in Arthroplasty: A Comprehensive Review. J Arthroplasty 2016 vol 31 (10) pp. 2353-2363. 10.1016/j.arth.2016.05.026
Markel DC. Allen MW. Zappa NM. Can an arthroplasty registry help decrease transfusions in primary total joint replacement? A quality initiative. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® 474.1 (2016): 126-131.