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Rebecca Allison – Biography, Age, Partner, Medical Education, Career & Net Worth

Rebecca Allison (born December 21, 1946) is a board-certified American cardiologist in Phoenix, Arizona. She subspecializes in adult congenital heart disease and interventional cardiology.

She is a transgender activist and served as the President of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA). She also served as Chair of the American Medical Association’s Advisory Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues.

Rebecca Allison

Rebecca Allison Facts

  • Full Name: Rebecca Anne “Becky” Allison
  • Age: 76 years old
  • Date of Birth: December 21, 1946
  • Place of Birth: Greenwood, Mississippi, U.S.
  • Occupation: Cardiologist
  • Nationality: American
  • Partner: Margaux Schaffer

Rebecca Allison Medical School & Residency

  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center, Fellowship Hospital — 1987
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Residency Hospital — 1972
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital, Internship Hospital — 1972
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Med Center, Internship Hospital — 1972
  • University of Mississippi, Medical School — 1971
  • University Of Mississippi School Of Medicine, Medical School — 1971

Rebecca Allison Career

Allison was born to Errol Ward Atkinson and Mabel Blackwell Atkinson in Greenwood, Mississippi. In 1993, while residing in Jackson, Mississippi, she had a transition.

In 1971, Allison received a magna cum laude degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. After working in primary care and internal medicine, she went back to school in 1985 to study cardiology.

She started working in that field in 1987. She relocated to Phoenix, Arizona, to work for CIGNA, where she held the post of chief of cardiology from 1998 until 2012 before going into private practice. In 2006, 2007 and 2008, Phoenix Magazine named Allison one of the city’s “Top Doctors.”

Allison founded the informational website drbecky.com in 1998 with an emphasis on the spiritual, legal, and medical requirements of transgender persons. The website has a list of laws for changing sex on birth certificates, a Douglas Ousterhout brochure on facial feminization surgery, criticism of the contentious J. Michael Bailey book The Man Who Would Be Queen from 2003, a section on spirituality, and more.Guidelines for LGBT healthcare commonly refer to Allison’s website.

She also helped pass AMA Resolution 22, “Removing Financial Barriers to Care for Transgender Patients,” and she chairs the American Medical Association’s advisory committee on gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues in addition to the GLMA. Along with her partner Margaux Schaffer, Allison is active in Soulforce and yearly organizes the Phoenix Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Certifications & Licensure

  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Certified in Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Certified in Internal Medicine
  • MS State Medical License – Active through 2018
  • AZ State Medical License – Active through 2023

Hospital Affiliations

  • Banner Estrella Medical CenterPhoenix, AZ
  • Banner-University Medical Center PhoenixPhoenix, AZ
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical CenterPhoenix, AZ

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Rebecca Anne Allison has the following 8 areas of expertise

  • Stroke
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Unstable Angina
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Diseases
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Allstate
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Pennsylvania
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
  • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
  • Coventry Health Care of Iowa
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
  • Elderplan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
  • Health Net of California
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of Arkansas
  • Medicaid of California
  • Medicaid of Illinois
  • Medicaid of Kentucky
  • Medicaid of Missouri
  • Medicaid of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of Oklahoma
  • Medicaid of Pennsylvania
  • Medicaid of Tennessee
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meridian Health Plan
  • MetLife
  • Midwest Health Plan
  • MultiPlan
  • Peach State Health Plan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah
  • Regence Blue Shield of Washington
  • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Location & Contact Information

Fax: (602) 230-7008
Website: www.heartcenteraz.com

Rebecca Allison Net Worth

Rebecca Allison has an estimated net worth of $7 million.

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