Dr. Clark Allen practices Neurological Surgery in Pocatello, ID. As a Neurological Surgeon, Dr. Allen prevents, diagnoses, evaluates, and treats disorders of the autonomic, peripheral, and central nervous systems. Neurological Surgeons are trained to treat such disorders as spinal canal stenosis, herniated discs, tumors, fractures, and spinal deformities, among many others.
Education and Training
Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll of Va Sch of Med, Richmond Va M.D. 1994
Neurological SurgeryAmerican Board of Neurological SurgeryABNS- 2004
- Neuro-oncology, Brain Tumor, Spine Tumors And More
- Spinal Deformity Correction
- General Neurosurgery
- Herniated Disc
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Member Ameerican Association of Neurological Surgens 2000
- Va Commonwealth U Mcv Sch Med, Neurological Surgery; Va Commonwealth U Mcv Sch Med, General Surgery Neurological Surgery 2000
- Med College Va
Dr. Clark Hunter Allen M.D.'s Practice location
Pocatello, ID 83201Get Direction
IDAHO FALLS, ID 83404Get Direction
Dr. Clark Hunter Allen M.D.'s reviewsWrite Review
Patient Experience with Dr. Allen
- Reasons Why You Need a Laminectomy
What is laminectomy?If you have back pain that is severe enough to interfere with your day-to-day activities and other medications fail to work, you might eventually need surgery to get it fixed. Laminectomy is the surgical procedure that will be performed on your back in this case. It involves the...
- Different Types of Physicians Explained
Doctors or physicians are categorized according to different factors including medical specialties and subspecialties. Most doctors specialize in a specific area of medicine. This article provides a summary of the different types of doctors in the medical field. AllergistsAllergists are also...
- What Is a Prefrontal Lobotomy?
Lobotomy is a neurosurgical procedure invented in 1935 by a Portuguese neurologist named Moniz. Moniz won the Nobel Prize in 1949 for his achievement. It was believed that lobotomy was successful in the treatment of various psychological diseases like depression, bipolar disorders, mania,...
- What Is Oromandibular Dystonia?
Oromandibular DystoniaOromandibular dystonia is a type of focal dystonia. This condition is also called cranial dystonia, in which the face, jaw, or tongue forcefully contracts and becomes difficult to open and close the mouth. Thus, a person's speech and ability to chew are affected. Cranial...
- Lobotomies in Other Countries
What is a lobotomy and why was it used?A lobotomy is a neurosurgical procedure used for the treatment of various psychological conditions, such as severe depression, mania, schizophrenia, etc. It was even used for the treatment of homosexuality.The idea of brain surgery started around 1890, when a...
- Everything You Need to Know About a Laminectomy
What Is a Laminectomy?The lamina is the back part of your vertebra covering the spinal canal. Your doctor could decide to eliminate your lamina or the bone spurs around it when either causes compression of your spinal cord or the roots of your nerves. Pressure on the roots of your nerves can cause:...