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​“I really want kids to be happy and healthy and succeed.”​


Ladysmith Center

906 College Ave West
Ladysmith, WI 54848

Appointment Phone:
1-715-532-2371

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Growing up in small-town Bemidji, Minnesota, Dr. Rebecca Allen had a wonderful family doctor, and that experience influenced her to pursue her own medical career.​​

“I would go to the hospital with him, or he would take me on home visits. I got to see firsthand what an old-fashioned family doctor did. That had a big impact on me,” Dr. Allen said.​​

As Dr. Allen went through her medical training, the aspect of it she liked most was working with children. Dr. Allen’s mother was a kindergarten teacher and encouraged her daughter to pursue a career in pediatrics.​​

“I really just enjoy talking to kids,” Dr. Allen said. “Half of my patients now are the children of kids I saw years ago when they were little. I enjoy that because I’ve been able to see kids develop from an early age to the point where they have their own children.”​​

Dr. Allen strives to treat patients the way she would want her family and friends to be treated. She wants her patients to feel she is easy to talk to and truly cares about their well-being.

Dr. Allen earned her medical degree from University of Minnesota Medical School and completed her residency in pediatrics with Marshfield Clinic at our Marshfield Center.​​

Dr. Allen and her husband have five children, three who are adults and 15-year-old twin boys. In her free time she likes to garden, scrapbook, hike and camp.​​

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  • Medical School
    University of Minnesota-Twin Cities - Medical School Minneapolis, MN, United States, M.D. 1984

    Residency
    Marshfield Clinic/St. Joseph's Hospital Marshfield, WI, United States, Pediatrics 1987

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