Gary Allen, M.D.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Gary Allen, M.D.

Hometown: Princeton, North Carolina

Undergraduate University: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Medical School: Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University

Career plans: Sports Medicine, Interventional Spine, Pain Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Spasticity Management, Clinical Informatics, and General Inpatient Rehabilitation.

Why VUMC: I chose Vanderbilt PM&R because the program offers a well-rounded education with supportive faculty that are eager to be mentors. The department is expanding rapidly and located in a world-class academic medical center with extensive resources in any discipline. Also, Nashville is an amazing city with a thriving music scene and lots to do on days off.

Outside interests/hobbies: Golf, basketball, UNC athletics, coffee (caffeine), hot sauces (sriracha), adding jalapeños to my order and bargain hunting.