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Maria Alonso, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Education/Credentials
  • Bachelor's Degree: Immaculata College
  • Medical Degree: University of Pennsylvania
  • General Surgery Residency: Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine
  • Trauma and Critical Care Fellowship: Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems
  • Trauma and Burn Fellowship: Children's National Medical Center
  • Pediatric Surgery Fellowship: Children's Mercy Hospital
  • Transplantation Fellowship: University of Cincinnati

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • Board Certified Diplomate American Board of Surgery, 1989
  • Pediatric Surgery Certification American Board of Surgery, 1992
  • Surgical Critical Care Certification American Board of Surgery, 1993
Contact Information
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Division of Pediatric Surgery
  • 3333 Burnet Avenue
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
  • Office 513-636-2292
  • Email maria.alonso@cchmc.org

Peer Reviewed Publications

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Averin, Konstantin; Bucuvalas, John; Alonso, Maria H; Kohli, Rohit; Heubi, James E; Johnson, Neil D; Goldstein, Bryan H 2017. Treatment of Inferior Vena Cava Obstruction Following Pediatric Liver Transplantation: Novel Use of a Customized Endovascular Stent. The Journal of pediatrics, 180 , 256-260

Goldschmidt, Monique L; Kocoshis, Samuel A; Tiao, Gregory M; Alonso, Maria H; Nathan, Jaimie D 2015. Limited surgical resection for graft salvage following recovery from complicated exfoliative rejection in pediatric intestinal recipients. Pediatric transplantation, 19 7, E170-6

Walther, Ashley E; Coots, Abigail C; Goebel, Jens W; Alonso, Maria H; Ryckman, Frederick C; Tiao, Greg M; Nathan, Jaimie D 2015. Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy for the pediatric recipient population: Risk factors for adverse outcomes. Pediatric transplantation, 19 8, 836-43

Jensen, M Kyle; Campbell, Kathleen M; Alonso, Maria H; Nathan, Jaimie D; Ryckman, Frederick C; Tiao, Greg M 2013. Management and long-term consequences of portal vein thrombosis after liver transplantation in children. Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, 19 3, 315-21

Ubesie, Agozie C; Cole, Conrad R; Nathan, Jaimie D; Tiao, Greg M; Alonso, Maria H; Mezoff, Adam G; Henderson, Carol J; Kocoshis, Samuel A 2013. Micronutrient deficiencies in pediatric and young adult intestinal transplant patients. Pediatric transplantation, 17 7, 638-45

Bondoc, Alexander J; Taylor, Janice A; Alonso, Maria H; Nathan, Jaimie D; Wang, Yu; Balistreri, William F; Bezerra, Jorge A; Ryckman, Frederick C; Tiao, Gregory M 2012. The beneficial impact of revision of Kasai portoenterostomy for biliary atresia: an institutional study. Annals of surgery, 255 3, 570-6

Minar, Phillip; Alonso, Maria H; Smith, Milton T; Kohli, Rohit 2012. An adolescent girl with belly pain: one gallbladder too many? Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition, 55 6, e142

Pasternak, Brad A; Collins, Margaret H; Tiao, Gregory M; Rudolph, Jeffrey A; Alonso, Maria H; Ryckman, Frederick C; Kocoshis, Samuel A 2010. Anatomic and histologic variability of epithelial apoptosis in small bowel transplants. Pediatric transplantation, 14 1, 72-6

Dickie, Belinda; Dasgupta, Roshni; Nair, Rajalakshmi; Alonso, Maria H; Ryckman, Frederick C; Tiao, Gregory M; Adams, Denise M; Azizkhan, Richard G 2009. Spectrum of hepatic hemangiomas: management and outcome. Journal of pediatric surgery, 44 1, 125-33

Infante, J Molina; Alonso, M Hernandez 2008. Education and imaging. Hepatobiliary and pancreatic: malignant gallbladder polyp. Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology, 23 10, 1622

Nathan, Jaimie D; Rudolph, Jeffrey A; Kocoshis, Samuel A; Alonso, Maria H; Ryckman, Frederick C; Tiao, Greg M 2007. Isolated liver and multivisceral transplantation for total parenteral nutrition-related end-stage liver disease. Journal of pediatric surgery, 42 1, 143-7

Allen, Steven R; Ignacio, Romeo; Falcone, Richard A; Alonso, Maria H; Brown, Rebeccah L; Garcia, Victor F; Inge, Thomas H; Ryckman, Frederick C; Warner, Brad W; Azizkhan, Richard G; Tiao, Gregory M 2006. The effect of a right-sided aortic arch on outcome in children with esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula. Journal of pediatric surgery, 41 3, 479-83

Tiao, Gregory M; Alonso, Maria H; Ryckman, Frederick C 2006. Pediatric liver transplantation. Seminars in pediatric surgery, 15 3, 218-27

Vo, Nghia J; O'Hara, Sara M; Alonso, Maria H 2005. Cecal volvulus: a rare cause of bowel obstruction in a pediatric patient diagnosed pre-operatively by conventional imaging studies. Pediatric radiology, 35 11, 1128-31

Alonso, Maria H 2004. Gall bladder abnormalities in children with sickle cell disease: management with laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The Journal of pediatrics, 145 5, 580-1

Guthery, Stephen L; Heubi, James E; Bucuvalas, John C; Gross, Thomas G; Ryckman, Frederick C; Alonso, Maria H; Balistreri, William F; Hornung, Richard W 2003. Determination of risk factors for Epstein-Barr virus-associated posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder in pediatric liver transplant recipients using objective case ascertainment. Transplantation, 75 7, 987-93

Guthery, Stephen L; Pohl, John F; Bucuvalas, John C; Alonso, Maria H; Ryckman, Frederick C; Balistreri, William F; Heubi, James E 2003. Bone mineral density in long-term survivors following pediatric liver transplantation. Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, 9 4, 365-70

Hanto, Douglas W; Fecteau, Annie H; Alonso, Maria H; Valente, John F; Whiting, James F 2003. ABO-incompatible liver transplantation with no immunological graft losses using total plasma exchange, splenectomy, and quadruple immunosuppression: evidence for accommodation. Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, 9 1, 22-30

Bucuvalas, J C; Ryckman, F C; Krug, S; Alonso, M H; Balistreri, W F; Kotagal, U 2001. Effect of treatment with prostaglandin E1 and N-acetylcysteine on pediatric liver transplant recipients: a single-center study. Pediatric transplantation, 5 4, 274-8

Ryckman, F C; Alonso, M H 2001. Causes and management of portal hypertension in the pediatric population. Clinics in liver disease, 5 3, 789-818

Ryckman, F C; Alonso, M H; Bucuvalas, J C; Balistreri, W F 1999. Long-term survival after liver transplantation. Journal of pediatric surgery, 34 5, 845-9; discussion 84

Alonso, M H; Ryckman, F C 1998. Current concepts in pediatric liver transplant. Seminars in liver disease, 18 3, 295-307

Bates, M D; Bucuvalas, J C; Alonso, M H; Ryckman, F C 1998. Biliary atresia: pathogenesis and treatment. Seminars in liver disease, 18 3, 281-93

Ryckman, F C; Alonso, M H; Bucuvalas, J C; Balistreri, W F 1998. Biliary atresia--surgical management and treatment options as they relate to outcome. Liver transplantation and surgery : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, 4 5 Suppl 1, S24-33

Johnson, S R; Marterre, W F; Alonso, M H; Hanto, D W 1996. A percutaneous technique for venovenous bypass in orthotopic cadaver liver transplantation and comparison with the open technique. Liver transplantation and surgery : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, 2 5, 354-61

Valente, J F; Alonso, M H; Weber, F L; Hanto, D W 1996. Late hepatic artery thrombosis in liver allograft recipients is associated with intrahepatic biliary necrosis. Transplantation, 61 1, 61-5

Donnelly, L F; Babcock, D S; Ryckman, F C; Alonso, M H 1995. Reduced-size hepatic allograft vascular compression in children: detection with color Doppler sonography. AJR. American journal of roentgenology, 165 3, 655-7