Physician Profile

Patrick John Allen


Name:
Patrick John Allen 
 
Location served:
Chatham  
 
Years in Practice:
1957 to 1993
 
Area of Specialization:
Surgeon  

Biography:

Dr. John Patrick Allen was born in South Africa in 1932.

Dr. Allen graduated medical school in 1957 from Queen’s University in Belfast, Ireland.  Dr. Allen furthered his medical training in surgery at Port O’ Down in Ireland prior to immigrating to Chatham in 1972.  He joined the surgical practice of Dr. Don Patterson in Chatham in 1972.

Dr. Allen was Chief of Surgery at the Public General Hospital in Chatham for approximately 12 years.  He had privileges at St Jospeh’s Hospital in Chatham.

In his spare time, Dr. Allen enjoyed playing squash, cooking and gardening.

Dr. Allen died on the 9th of May, 1993.  At the time of his death he was survived by his wife Amie and their 4 children, Siobhan, Peter, Julie and Jennifer.