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Dr. Jessica Allan

Primary Care, Internal Medicine
New york
24 years experience female

Locations

Jessica Allan MD

New york

Address

333 W. 57th St., #107, New york
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Jessica Allan MD PC

New York, NY

About

Bio

Alabama School of Fine Arts High school BA in Art History, New York University Worked in the Arts for years at Museums and Art Resource NYC At night went to Hunter College to complete my science courses and labs Completed medical School at St. Georges University School of Medicine 2 years on the beautiful island and the rest in Brooklyn, Miami and London Completed Residency at St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital in 2001 Board Certified 2001 and 2011 Joined the Medical Reserve after 911 Became a Fellow of Internal Medicine in 2012 Live in Manhattan. Try to see and support the Arts like Opera, Jazz, Ballet and museums. I Ride a Bike to work and do Yoga.

Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: New York

Doctor Q&A

804 Answers
565 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Go to doctor for evaluation and treatment. When your teeth and ears start hurting those can be a sign of worsening sinus infection not just a cold.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Megace (megestrol): Doctors prescribe this to patients who need to increase their appetite.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Depends: Note did you ever check your glucometer, that is compare it with your doctor or pharmacy or clinics measurements to make sure you are getting valid re... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
depends: Could be many conditions, anything from hairy leukoplakia to thrush to hpv to apthous ulcer, go to a health care provider.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
make appt with doc: Ingrown toenails need to be periodically checked by a podiatrist and cut because they are constantly growing.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
go to Doctor: You could have a chemical burn in a sensitive part of the body.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Depends: I advise you to seek medical treatment sooner than later. The gastrointestinal symptoms you are describing are not normal.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Yes GERD: A syndrome due to structural or functional incompetence of the lower esophageal sphincter (les), which permits retrograde flow of acidic gastric juice... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Depends: If it feels ok do not worry. If it hurts alot and you are having trouble walking go to a doctor.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Relax: Mitral regurgitation is common in mvp. Most patients are asymptomatic. No specific therapy is required for mild mr. Normal lifestyle and regular exerc... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Depends: Estrace (estradiol) is not a fast acting medication. Give it a few weeks and make sure you see your doctor for a followup to review how you are resp... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Depends: It could be contact dermatitis?It could be an allergic reaction to a medication? You could be putting something on your lips that are causing them to ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
R/o appendicitis: Could be other serious conditions contact your doctor or consider going to urgent care or er.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Depends: I am not sure what BV is? Could you spell it out for us? Yes pelvic inflammatory disease can present without fever. Chlamyadia is an std that can caus... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Check diet: Ask yourself are eating at least 25 to 30 grams of fiber a day? Are you eating too many gas producing products? Do you digest beans well? Check out th... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Ignore: Locate the bone spur Radiograph and treat to spare intractable pain.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
NGU: Non-gonococcal urethritis is usually caused by an infection The most common causes of NGU include Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma genitaliium, and U... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Tissue?: Colposcopy is the gold standard diagnostic tool for diagnosing cervical intraepithelial neoplasia following abnormal cytology (abnormal pap). Simple l... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
go to GYN: You might need to get a hysterosalpingography or uterosalpingography a radiologic procedure to investigate the patency of the tubes. An interventional... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Probably: A standard hair follicle screen covers a a period of approximately 90 days. Metabolites from drugs Cocaine, Marijuana, Opiates Codeine, Morphine, Meth... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Perimenopausal?: Irregular periods are frequent and can be normal during perimenopause. Your body may be going through changes related to hormonal fluctuations. Fup wi... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Yes maybe: According to the literature there are cases of Vertigo and tinnitus being caused by vascular compression of the cranial nerves 7 and 8. Go back to the... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Complicated window: Each organization has its own set of Algorithms that it has set up and follows. HIV antigen is a protein produced by the virus immediately after infec... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
No but you need dr.: It is essential that you establish a therapeutic relationship with a doctor usually a Pulmonary Specialist to monitor you through the years.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: I advise you to go to a skin specialist called a Dermatologist. The Derm can evaluate your skin in person and give you the options for treatment. Good... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Slow down logic: Do not dabble with hormones. Already you are confusing Human chorionic gonadotropin HCG with Human growth hormone HGH. Avoid buying hormones from the ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Read directions: Seroquel (quetiapine) should be taken without food or with a light meal approximately 300 calories. I would speak to your psychiatrist about how you a... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
The power of magnets: I wish I could tell you the scientific community and FDA and ACP recommends magnetic bracelets to treat high blood pressure but I can not. There are n... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Raynauds Phenomenon: You may have primary Raynaud's phenomenon not related to any disease. There is also secondary Raynauds caused by connective tissue disorders. It is ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Depends: It could be a migraine. Go to a doctor and get evaluated.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Muscle twitching: The cause of the involuntary fasiculations are many. If you have been working out or using your arms a lot, the muscles may be tired. How much caffei... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Work with doctor: Clonidine and Melatonin are very different drugs, not interchangeable. You need to speak to his doctor about your specific concerns. The doctor may be... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Long Nose: You may be suffering from an olfactory disorder like Parosmia (abhorrent odor perception) or have a very sensitive nose. Microcomodones are the small... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
It could: Contact surgical team. Surgeons tend to postpone non emergent surgeries until an infection or wound has healed.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Do not pop: Use warm compresses placed on site for 15 minutes four or more times per day for up to two weeks.. You can try OTC stye ointment which might help. If ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Contact her doctor: Your grandmother may be at a stage in her ALS that she needs a feeding tube. These flexible tubes are used as an alternate route for nourishment and h... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Where did the egg go: Did you have appendicitis or a hernia? Why did the lump disappear. Let us know more details.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Check spatial: surroundings. First make sure you do not need glasses. Second look at the rooms you are walking in. Are there sharp corners on desks and bed posts tha... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Hmm: If you were on hormone replacement for underactive thyroid, taking a drug like Synthroid (thyroxine) I would advise you to separate the thick it and f... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Go to Urologist: I assume you have have been tested for all organisms and taken the appropriate amount of antibiotics for time as directed by the Doctor who gave them ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Resuming or initiating hormonal contraception should be started the day after the last emergency contraception has been taken( use a backup method con... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Can be: Per Epocrates my prescription Drug Database a common reaction to Cortisone is appetite change. I hope this will be self limiting and your appetite com... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
7 Days: Wait 7days after finishing all medications before having sex again (all forms of sex). Make sure you were tested for all STDs and treated. Make sure ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Probably: Rigevidon is a birth control pill containing Ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel used off label for treatment of PCOS.
A member asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Not from this event: Plan B can be taken up to 72 hours after unprotected sex. Plan B will not terminate a pregnancy that has already begun. There are Over the counter pre... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Yes she is: Hi. I read a few of your consults with other doctors on Health Tap. Many of them have advised that you followup with your own doctor to get additional... Read More
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Probably: The best person to ask about post photo dynamic therapy was the doctor who performed or supervised the procedue.
A male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Go to Doctor ASAP: Blurred vision and loss of balance need to be addressed. The doctor can do a full workup to rule out why you are experiencing these symptoms e.g. Mul... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Sleep apnea: Arrange for formal testing at a sleep clinic. Hypoxia can be dangerous.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Snoring sounds: Snoring is the noise produced by vibration of the upper airway walls as a result of partial upper airway obstruction during sleep. It can be caused by... Read More

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May 21, 2014
Dr Allan gives very concise and common sense responses to questions. Very knowledgeable and an excellent and valuable member of the HealthTap community of Physicians. Follow her responses to questions...Read More
Aug 22, 2014
Dr. Allan is a great resource to have here on HealthTap. She is very knowledgeable and cares for her patients. Her answers here are quick and accurate.
May 30, 2015
Dr. Allan's answers are excellent. They are instructive to patients as well as physicians.
HealthTap member
We have an appt. soon. No injury I know in shoulder area. Hopefully Dr. will do xray and any other diagnostic. Thank you for your time. We're receiving 134 hours of respite care a mon. + me.
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you Dr. Jessica. One more question, when it appeared, I felt pain on my breast. But now the pain is gone, there is still the pinkish purple vein
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Dear Doctor.Our doctor said the spots are more blackish & diagnosed benign melanocytos and said to take pills of Calcium D3, will it help?Please help

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

St. Georges University School of Medicine,
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

ST LUKE'S HOSPITAL

Awards

Top General Internist, Third Place, Manhattan, NY - Winter
2013
Top General Internist, Second Place, Manhattan Region - Summer
2014
Top General Internist, Third Place, New York - Spring
2014

Affiliations

ACP
New York County Medical Society

Virtual Visit Ratings

4.5
138 ratings

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