Dr. Allen attended Medical School at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver. Upon graduation, Dr. Allen completed both his surgical internship and his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver. He then completed an accredited one year fellowship in Hand & Microvascular Surgery at the University of California Medical Center in San Diego. Prior to joining SHCC, Dr. Allen was in private practice for 15 years, most recently as Senior Partner at Lowcountry Hand Center in Charleston, SC. In his spare time, Dr. Allen enjoys music, playing drums, as well as playing and watching sports. He is a Denver Broncos and Chicago Cubs fan. Dr. Allen also enjoys woodworking, cars, and spending time with his wife and son.