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Daniel von Allmen, MD

Professor of Surgery; Surgeon-in-Chief; Lester W. Martin Chair of Pediatric Surgery; Senior Vice President, Surgical Services, CCHMC

  • Bachelor's Degree: Williams College
  • Medical Degree: University of Vermont
  • ECMO Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Pediatric Surgery Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Contact Information
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
  • 3333 Burnet Avenue
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
  • Office 513-636-4371
  • Email

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La Quaglia, Michael P; Haas-Kogan, Daphne; Park, Julie; Kreissman, Susan G; von Allmen, Daniel; Davidoff, Andrew; London, Wendy B; Khanna, Geetika 2017. Reply to J. Stenman et al. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, , JCO2017722777

Lobeck, Inna N; Jeste, Neelum; Geller, James; Pressey, Joseph; von Allmen, Daniel 2017. Surgical management and surveillance of pediatric appendiceal carcinoid tumor. Journal of pediatric surgery, ,

Lobeck, Inna; Dupree, Phylicia; Karns, Rebekah; Rodeberg, David; von Allmen, Daniel; Dasgupta, Roshni 2017. Quality assessment of lymph node sampling in rhabdomyosarcoma: A surveillance, epidemiology, and end results (SEER) program study. Journal of pediatric surgery, 52 4, 614-617

Trout, Andrew T; Towbin, Alexander J; Klingbeil, Lindsey; Weiss, Brian D; von Allmen, Daniel 2017. Single and multidimensional measurements underestimate neuroblastoma response to therapy. Pediatric blood & cancer, 64 1, 18-24

von Allmen, Daniel; Davidoff, Andrew M; London, Wendy B; Van Ryn, Collin; Haas-Kogan, Daphne A; Kreissman, Susan G; Khanna, Geetika; Rosen, Nancy; Park, Julie R; La Quaglia, Michael P 2017. Impact of Extent of Resection on Local Control and Survival in Patients From the COG A3973 Study With High-Risk Neuroblastoma. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 35 2, 208-216

Depinet, Holly; von Allmen, Daniel; Towbin, Alex; Hornung, Richard; Ho, Mona; Alessandrini, Evaline 2016. Risk Stratification to Decrease Unnecessary Diagnostic Imaging for Acute Appendicitis. Pediatrics, 138 3,

Hirschl, Ronald B; Minneci, Peter; Gadepalli, Samir; Saito, Jacqueline M; Askegard-Giesmann, Johanna; Deans, Katherine; Downard, Cynthia; Fallat, Mary; Finnell, Maria; Helmrath, Michael; Kabre, Rashmi; Lal, David; Leys, Charles; Mak, Grace; Ostlie, Daniel; Rescorla, Fred; Sato, Thomas; St Peter, Shawn; von Allmen, Daniel; Warner, Brad 2016. Development of a multi-institutional clinical research consortium for pediatric surgery. Journal of pediatric surgery, ,

Knod, J Leslie; Holder, Monica; Cortez, Alexander R; Martinez-Leo, Bruno; Kern, Patricia; Saeed, Shehzad; Warner, Brad; Dickie, Belinda; Falcone, Richard A; von Allmen, Daniel; Frischer, Jason S 2016. Surgical outcomes, bowel habits and quality of life in young patients after ileoanal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis. Journal of pediatric surgery, 51 8, 1246-50

Lal, Dave R; Gadepalli, Samir K; Downard, Cynthia D; Ostlie, Daniel J; Minneci, Peter C; Swedler, Ruth M; Chelius, Thomas; Cassidy, Laura; Rapp, Cooper T; Deans, Katherine J; Fallat, Mary E; Finnell, S Maria E; Helmrath, Michael A; Hirschl, Ronald B; Kabre, Rashmi S; Leys, Charles M; Mak, Grace; Raque, Jessica; Rescorla, Frederick J; Saito, Jacqueline M; St Peter, Shawn D; von Allmen, Daniel; Warner, Brad W; Sato, Thomas T 2016. Perioperative management and outcomes of esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula. Journal of pediatric surgery, ,

Lobeck, Inna; Dupree, Phylicia; Stoops, Marilyn; de Alarcon, Alessandro; Rutter, Michael; von Allmen, Daniel 2016. Interdisciplinary approach to esophageal replacement and major airway reconstruction. Journal of pediatric surgery, 51 7, 1106-9

Miller, Claire Kane; Rutter, Michael J; von Allmen, Daniel; Stoops, Marilyn; Putnam, Philip; Stevens, Luann; Willging, J Paul 2016. Swallowing dynamics status post caustic ingestion in a pediatric patient: A multidisciplinary case report. International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, 86 , 4-8

Fischer, Kevin; Hogan, Virginia; Jager, Alesha; von Allmen, Daniel 2015. Efficacy and utility of phone call follow-up after pediatric general surgery versus traditional clinic follow-up. The Permanente journal, 19 1, 11-4

Hall, Nigel J; Eaton, Simon; Leys, Charles M; Langer, Jacob; Kroll, Eveline Lapidus; Calkins, Casey; von Allmen, Daniel; Azizkhan, Richard G; Bruch, Steve; MacKinlay, Gordon; Pierro, Agostino 2015. Reply to letter to the editor. Journal of pediatric surgery, 50 3, 497-8

Salloum, Ralph; Garrison, Aaron; von Allmen, Daniel; Sheridan, Rachel; Towbin, Alexander J; Adams, Denise; Weiss, Brian 2015. Relapsed perinatal neuroblastoma after expectant observation. Pediatric blood & cancer, 62 1, 160-2

von Allmen, Daniel; Wijnen, Rene M H 2015. Bridging the Gap in the Repair of Long-Gap Esophageal Atresia: Still Questions on Diagnostics and Treatment. European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift fur Kinderchirurgie, 25 4, 312-7

Hall, Nigel J; Eaton, Simon; Seims, Aaron; Leys, Charles M; Densmore, John C; Calkins, Casey M; Ostlie, Daniel J; St Peter, Shawn D; Azizkhan, Richard G; von Allmen, Daniel; Langer, Jacob C; Lapidus-Krol, Eveline; Bouchard, Sarah; Piché, Nelson; Bruch, Steven; Drongowski, Robert; MacKinlay, Gordon A; Clark, Claire; Pierro, Agostino 2014. Risk of incomplete pyloromyotomy and mucosal perforation in open and laparoscopic pyloromyotomy. Journal of pediatric surgery, 49 7, 1083-6

Provenzano, Matthew J; Rutter, Michael J; von Allmen, Daniel; Manning, Peter B; Paul Boesch, R; Putnam, Philip E; Black, Angela P; de Alarcon, Alessandro 2014. Slide tracheoplasty for the treatment of tracheoesophogeal fistulas. Journal of pediatric surgery, 49 6, 910-4

Slusher, Joyce; Bates, Christina A; Johnson, Catherine; Williams, Christina; Dasgupta, Roshni; von Allmen, Daniel 2014. Standardization and improvement of care for pediatric patients with perforated appendicitis. Journal of pediatric surgery, 49 6, 1020-4; discussion 1

Gerrein, Betsy T; Williams, Christina E; Von Allmen, Daniel 2013. Establishing a portfolio of quality-improvement projects in pediatric surgery through advanced improvement leadership systems. The Permanente journal, 17 4, 41-6

Barnett, Sean J; Frischer, Jason S; Gaskey, John A; Ryckman, Frederick C; von Allmen, Daniel 2012. Pediatric hernia repair: 1-stop shopping. Journal of pediatric surgery, 47 1, 213-6

Lones, Mark A; Raphael, Martine; McCarthy, Keith; Wotherspoon, Andrew; Terrier-Lacombe, Marie-Josee; Ramsay, Alan D; Maclennan, Ken; Cairo, Mitchell S; Gerrard, Mary; Michon, Jean; Patte, Catherine; Pinkerton, Ross; Sender, Leonard; Auperin, Anne; Sposto, Richard; Weston, Claire; Heerema, Nyla A; Sanger, Warren G; von Allmen, Daniel; Perkins, Sherrie L 2012. Primary follicular lymphoma of the testis in children and adolescents. Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology, 34 1, 68-71

Lawal, Taiwo A; Falcone, Richard A; von Allmen, Daniel; Denson, Lee A; Levitt, Marc A; Warner, Brad W; Frischer, Jason S 2011. The utility of routine pouchogram before ileostomy reversal in children and adolescents following ileal pouch anal anastomosis. Journal of pediatric surgery, 46 6, 1222-5

Kiser, Michelle; Caudle, Abigail; von Allmen, Daniel 2010. Multicentric paragangliomas associated with Carney triad. The American surgeon, 76 2, 216-8

Fudge, Elizabeth B; von Allmen, Daniel; Volmar, Keith E; Calikoglu, Ali S 2009. Cushing Syndrome in a 6-Month-Old Infant due to Adrenocortical Tumor. International journal of pediatric endocrinology, 2009 , 168749

Mayer, Michelle L; Beil, Heather A; von Allmen, Daniel 2009. Distance to care and relative supply among pediatric surgical subspecialties. Journal of pediatric surgery, 44 3, 483-95

Mattei, Peter; von Allmen, Daniel; Piccoli, David; Rand, Elizabeth 2006. Relief of intractable pruritus in Alagille syndrome by partial external biliary diversion. Journal of pediatric surgery, 41 1, 104-7; discussion 10

Pua, Eric C; Fronheiser, Matthew P; Noble, Joanna R; Light, Edward D; Wolf, Patrick D; von Allmen, Daniel; Smith, Stephen W 2006. 3-D ultrasound guidance of surgical robotics: a feasibility study. IEEE transactions on ultrasonics, ferroelectrics, and frequency control, 53 11, 1999-2008

von Allmen, Daniel 2006. Intestinal polyposis syndromes: progress in understanding and treatment. Current opinion in pediatrics, 18 3, 316-20

York, Douglas G; Wolfe, Honor; von Allmen, Daniel 2006. Fetal abdomino-perineal lymphangioma: differential diagnosis and management. Prenatal diagnosis, 26 8, 692-5

von Allmen, Daniel 2005. Surgical management of Crohn's disease in children. Current treatment options in gastroenterology, 8 5, 405-10

von Allmen, Daniel 2005. Malignant lesions of the ovary in childhood. Seminars in pediatric surgery, 14 2, 100-5

von Allmen, Daniel; Grupp, Stephan; Diller, Lisa; Marcus, Karen; Ecklund, Kirsten; Meyer, James; Shamberger, Robert C 2005. Aggressive surgical therapy and radiotherapy for patients with high-risk neuroblastoma treated with rapid sequence tandem transplant. Journal of pediatric surgery, 40 6, 936-41; discussion 9

York, Douglas; Smith, Angela; Phillips, J Duncan; von Allmen, Daniel 2005. The influence of advanced radiographic imaging on the treatment of pediatric appendicitis. Journal of pediatric surgery, 40 12, 1908-11

Campbell, Brendan T; Radisch, Deborah L; Phillips, J Duncan; von Allmen, Daniel 2004. From gunstore to smoking gun: tracking guns that kill children in North Carolina. Journal of pediatric surgery, 39 12, 1874-6

Hedrick, Holly L; Crombleholme, Timothy M; Flake, Alan W; Nance, Michael L; von Allmen, Daniel; Howell, Lori J; Johnson, Mark P; Wilson, R Douglas; Adzick, N Scott 2004. Right congenital diaphragmatic hernia: Prenatal assessment and outcome. Journal of pediatric surgery, 39 3, 319-23; discussion 3

Kadivar, Khadijeh; Ruchelli, Eduardo D; Markowitz, Jonathan E; Defelice, Magee L; Strogatz, Melissa L; Kanzaria, Mitul M; Reddy, Krishna P; Baldassano, Robert N; von Allmen, Daniel; Brown, Kurt A 2004. Intestinal interleukin-13 in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease patients. Inflammatory bowel diseases, 10 5, 593-8

Mamula, Petar; Markowitz, Jonathan E; Cohen, Louis J; von Allmen, Daniel; Baldassano, Robert N 2004. Infliximab in pediatric ulcerative colitis: two-year follow-up. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition, 38 3, 298-301

Morowitz, Michael J; Markowitz, Richard; Kamath, Binita M; von Allmen, Daniel 2004. Dieulafoy's lesion and segmental dilatation of the small bowel: an uncommon cause of gastrointestinal bleeding. Journal of pediatric surgery, 39 11, 1726-8

Marcus, Karen J; Shamberger, Robert; Litman, Heather; von Allmen, Daniel; Grupp, Stephen A; Nancarrow, Cheryl Medeiros; Goldwein, Joel; Grier, Holcombe E; Diller, Lisa 2003. Primary tumor control in patients with stage 3/4 unfavorable neuroblastoma treated with tandem double autologous stem cell transplants. Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology, 25 12, 934-40

Morowitz, Michael; Huff, Dale; von Allmen, Daniel 2003. Epithelial ovarian tumors in children: a retrospective analysis. Journal of pediatric surgery, 38 3, 331-5; discussion 33

Stewart, Douglas R; von Allmen, Daniel 2003. The genetics of Hirschsprung disease. Gastroenterology clinics of North America, 32 3, 819-37, vi

von Allmen, Daniel; Markowitz, Jonathan E; York, Amy; Mamula, Petar; Shepanski, Melissa; Baldassano, Robert 2003. Laparoscopic-assisted bowel resection offers advantages over open surgery for treatment of segmental Crohn's disease in children. Journal of pediatric surgery, 38 6, 963-5

York, Douglas; Smith, Angela; von Allmen, Daniel; Phillips, J Duncan . Laparoscopic appendectomy in children after the learning curve. JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons / Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 10 4, 447-52