Christina Allen, MD

Christina Allen, MD

Christina Allen, MD

Sports Medicine


UPMC 07/2002
University of Pittsburgh 7/2001
MD UCLA 06/1995
Bachelor of Engineering Duke University 05/1983


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About Christina Allen, MD

Dr. Christina Allen specializes in the treatment of knee and shoulder injuries, especially those of women athletes.  An avid soccer enthusiast, she is an expert in treating anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries and shoulder athletic injuries.  She has a special interest in meniscus tranplantation, ACL revision surgery, and proximal hamstring repairs, which are focus areas for her research.

Dr. Allen is also the team physician for the San Francisco Deltas professional soccer team, and she is the team physician for the USA Taekwondo National Team, with whom she has traveled with the team to many countries including China, Azerbaijan, Russia, Turkey, Mexico and Rio for international and Olympic qualification competitions.  

She is also an Orthopaedic Team Physician for Cal athletics at the University of California at Berkeley, working with Men’s and Women’s Soccer and Women’s Basketball.

Dr. Allen earned a bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering at Duke University and was Chief of Biomedical Engineering at the Veterans Affairs medical centers in Philadelphia and San Francisco before attending the UCLA School of Medicine.

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