Mount Nittany Physician Group

Specialties and Biography

Patrick Allen, PA-C bring a valuable perspective to the Mount Nittany Health Hospitalist team and our community.

"I am truly honored to be a part of the Mount Nittany Health family. The warmth of Central PA and the dedication of the healthcare professionals here deeply resonate with me," expressed Patrick. His journey to Mount Nittany began during an Emergency Medicine rotation for PA school, where the exceptional care and camaraderie among the healthcare providers inspired him.

Patrick completed his Master's in Physician Assistant Studies at Lock Haven University. His education was a comprehensive blend of classroom learning and focused clinical rotations in various medical disciplines.

At the heart of Patrick's care philosophy lies a strong belief in patient autonomy. He upholds the four pillars of medical ethics and recognizes the significance of shared decision-making between providers and patients. "Trust and understanding form the foundation of effective healthcare," Patrick said.

As a healthcare provider, Patrick is motivated by the resilience he witnesses in his patients daily. Their determination and courage in the face of adversity are a source of inspiration. With a background in Cardiology, Internal Medicine, and Critical Care, Patrick's expertise spans various fields, contributing to his holistic approach to patient care.

Patrick's passion for healthcare extends beyond his professional life. A family tradition of medical service influences him. His father is a Neurologist and his younger sisters are pursuing careers in the medical field. Outside of medicine, Patrick is an avid long-distance runner, a hobby he finds fulfilling and an opportunity to contribute to charitable causes.

Among his interests, Patrick enjoys reading and writing fiction, aspiring to publish a series of novels someday. His pursuit of excellence is evident in his induction into the Pi Alpha Honor Society for Physician Assistants.


Medical Education

Lock Haven University

Wellness Articles

by Patrick J. Allen, PA-C

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