Dr. Ronald Allen was born in Lakeland, GA and grew up in Valdosta.
He graduated from Valdosta High School and attended Emory University where he got a B.A. in History. He went to medical school in Augusta, GA and was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society. He completed a general surgery internship at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT. This was followed by a residency in Otolaryngology. He moved back to Valdosta in 1995 where he has practiced since.
Dr. Allen is board certified by the American Board of OTO/HNS and a member of the American Academy of OTO/HNS and Georgia Society of OTD/HNS. He is active on the medical staff of South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta, GA.