Allison Lane, MD, is a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician and is also certified in Sports Medicine. She started her career as an EMT and Wildland Firefighter in the Phoenix area. She then completed her training in medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Dr. Lane currently works for the Banner University Medical Center in the Emergency Department (ED) and in their Sports Medicine clinic.
Additionally, she works with athletes at the University of Arizona,is the lead team physician for FC Tucson soccer, team physician for Tucson Roadrunners hockey, team physician for Tucson Sugar Skulls indoor football, and team physician with Justin Sports Medicine covering La Fiesta de los Vaqueros rodeo.
Dr. Lane became the medical director of Talon Tactical Medicine because she values the best training possible. She believes classes should be taught by experts in the field, regardless of whether the training is for basic self-defense and gun safety, or training those on the “front-line” to act both tactically and medically in an active shooter situation. Dr. Lane is also involved in Talon Tactical Medicine as an instructor during various venues to include Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC), where she has completed the provider course, despite this not being a requirement as an ED physician. Dr. Lane is a current NRA Firearms Instructor. She believes all physicians should continue their education, keep current on the newest literature, and use best practice medicine. In today’s volatile environment, it is crucial to understand new threats and know how to combat them, utilizing both superior tactics and medicine.
In her spare time, Dr. Lane enjoys hiking, rock climbing, and recreational shooting with her husband and their dogs.