Benjamin J. Allen, MD

Specialities: Orthopedics, Sports Medicine


Physician Bio

We are pleased to have Benjamin J. Allen, MD, on our medical staff. Dr. Allen is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with advanced fellowship training in sports medicine. As a sports medicine specialist, Dr. Allen offers care in the following areas:
  • Sports-related injuries
  • ACL and other knee ligament injuries
  • Knee reconstruction
  • Meniscus injuries
  • Articular cartilage injuries
  • Labral injuries
  • Shoulder instability
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Anatomic and reverse total shoulder replacement
  • Fracture care and management
  • Sprains and strains
Dr. Allen has extensive sports medicine experience which has helped him in covering Idaho State University Athletics where he serves as the Head Team Orthopedic Surgeon. Previously he served as a team physician for The University of Michigan Athletics. When Dr. Allen is not practicing medicine, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children.

Professional Credentials

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah
  • Doctor of Medicine from the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno, Nevada
  • Residency in orthopedic surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota
  • Completed a fellowship at The University of Michigan in sports medicine and shoulder reconstruction


Pocatello, Specialty Clinics

Bingham Healthcare Specialty Clinic – Hospital Way

1151 Hosptial Way, Bldg. D
Pocatello, Idaho 83201


Medical Office Plaza – 1st Floor

98 Poplar Street 1st Floor, Blackfoot, ID 83221

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Same-Day Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries are Becoming the New Norm

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What could you and an ISU athlete have in common? Dr. Benjamin Allen

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