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Mark R. Allen, MD

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Dr. Allen is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist who has been in practice since 2014.  He completed medical school and general psychiatry residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, a child psychiatry fellowship at New York-Presbyterian-Columbia & Cornell, and a post-fellowship year with the Canterbury District Health Board in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Dr. Allen currently resides in Denver, Colorado, and—in his spare time—he enjoys playing golf, hiking, and spending time with his wife, son, and fur-kids.  He is a member of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP), and the International Society for Sports Psychiatry (ISSP). 


Dr. Allen has extensive sport-specific training, having earned the International Olympic Committee’s Diploma in Mental Health in Elite Sports and the FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine.  In addition, he completed the ISSP’s official sports psychiatry certification program.

Dr. Allen has experience working with Olympians, collegiate athletes, and those on elite club and high school teams.  Aside from his office practice (Peak Sports Psychiatry, PLLC), he consults for professional organizations and remotely serves as the Division Chief of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services for Regional Psychiatry/#SameHere Global Mental Health Movement.


Television / Radio

NBC News Center Maine:

  • Pandemic-related Behavioral Health Needs of Student Athletes (8/26/21)

WABI TV 5 "Healthy Living" Series:

  • Acadia CARES: Eating Disorders (2/27/18)

  • Acadia CARES: Youth Bullying (1/25/18 & 1/30/18)

  • Eating Disorder Warning Signs & How to Help a Loved One (2/28/17)

  • How to Approach Team Sports Participation (10/11/16)

  • Welcome Back to School: Does My Kid Have ADHD? (8/30/16)

  • Managing Your Eating Disorder in the Summer (6/28/16)

  • How to Help Your Kid "Adult" After High School (5/17/16)

  • Concussions in Youth Sports (3/29/16)


  • Eating Disorders in Youth (2/26/18)


WVOM The Voice of Maine/Blueberry Broadcasting:

  • George Hale & Ric Tyler Show -- Acadia CARES: Youth Substance Use (10/26/18)

  • George Hale & Ric Tyler Show -- Acadia CARES: Eating Disorders (2/26/18)


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