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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
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

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

Alonso M. 12-01-2011. Liver transplantation Fundamentals of Pediatric Surgery, , 847-856

Alonso M.; Campbell K.; Nathan J.; Ryckman F.; Tiao G. 12-01-2011. Portal hypertension Fundamentals of Pediatric Surgery, , 599-610

Alonso M.; Nathan J.; Ryckman F.; Tiao G. 12-01-2010. Solid Organ and Intestinal Transplantation Ashcraft's Pediatric Surgery, , 578-604

Alonso M.; Altura R.; Kelly M.; Martin L. 12-01-2009. Liver transplant for relapsed undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma in a young child Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 44 12,

Alonso M.; Bove K.; Ryckman F.; Tiao G. 12-01-2005. Transplantation for Hepatic Malignancy in Children Transplantation of the Liver, , 367-378

Alonso M.; Aronow B.; Bezerra J.; Ryckman F.; Sabla G.; Shneider B.; Sokol R.; Tiao G. 11-23-2002. Genetic induction of proinflammatory immunity in children with biliary atresia Lancet, 360 9346, 1653-1659

Alonso M.H.; Bondoc A.J.; Cortez A.R.; Jenkins T.M.; Kassam A.F.; Nathan C.J.; Nathan J.D.; Ryckman F.C.; Tiao G.M. 11-01-2019. The role of surgical shunts in the treatment of pediatric portal hypertension Surgery (United States), 166 5, 907-913

Alonso M.; Bondoc A.; Campbell K.; Frischer J.; Goldstein S.; Lobeck I.; Nathan J.; Nolan H.; Ryan T.; Tiao G. 11-01-2018. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in a Patient with Biliary Atresia: Case and Review of Extracorpo ASAIO journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs : 1992), 64 6, e191-e195

Alonso M.; Bondoc A.; D'Souza A.; Geller J.; Gupta A.; Nathan J.; Shah R.; Tiao G.; Towbin A. 11-01-2018. Surgical management of children and adolescents with upfront completely resected hepatocellular carc Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 65 11,

Alonso M.; Justinich C.; Mattei P. 10-01-2005. Laparoscopic repair of colon perforation after colonoscopy in children: Report of 2 cases and review Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 40 10, 1651-1653

Alonso M.; Davies S.; Kocoshis S.; Nathan J.; Shin C.; Tiao G.; Yazigi N. 09-01-2011. Incidence of acute and chronic graft-versus-host disease and donor T-cell chimerism after small bowe Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 46 9, 1732-1738

Alonso M.; Bischoff A.; DeFoor W.; Goebel J.; Hall J.; Peña A.; Reddy P.; VanderBrink B. 08-01-2015. End stage renal disease and kidney transplant in patients with anorectal malformation: is there an a Pediatric Surgery International, 31 8, 725-728

Alonso M.; Atherton H.; Balistreri W.; Bucuvalas J.; Buschle K.; Krug S.; O'Connor A.; Ryckman F. 08-01-2003. Risk of hearing impairment in pediatric liver transplant recipients: A single center study Pediatric Transplantation, 7 4, 265-269

Alonso M.; Bondoc A.; Cole C.; El-Chammas K.; Goldschmidt M.; Kaul A.; Kocoshis S.; Nathan J.; Tiao G.; Ubesie A. 07-01-2019. Esophageal dysmotility: An intrinsic feature of megacystis, microcolon, hypoperistalsis syndrome (MM Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 54 7, 1303-1307

Alonso M.; Atherton H.; Balistreri W.; Bucuvalas J.; Cole C.; Hornung R.; Kotagal U.; Krug S.; Ryckman F. 06-01-2004. Impact of liver transplantation on HRQOL in children less than 5 years old Pediatric Transplantation, 8 3, 222-227

Alonso M.; Balistreri W.; Bucuvalas J.; Cole C.; Hornung R.; Kotagal U.; Ryckman F. 06-01-2004. Outcome after pediatric liver transplantation impact of living donor transplantation on cost Journal of Pediatrics, 144 6, 729-735

Alonso M.; Balistreri W.; Bucuvalas J.; Nathan J.; Ryckman F.; Tiao G. 05-01-2008. Outcomes following liver transplantation Seminars in Pediatric Surgery, 17 2, 123-130

Alonso M.; Atherton H.; Balistreri W.; Bucuvalas J.; Campbell K.; Ryckman F.; Tiao G.; Yazigi N. 04-01-2006. High prevalence of renal dysfunction in long-term survivors after pediatric liver transplantation Journal of Pediatrics, 148 4, 475-480

Alonso M.; Coots A.; Geller J.; Nathan J.; Sheridan R.; Tiao G.; Towbin A.; Walther A. 02-01-2014. Multimodal therapy including liver transplantation for hepatic undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma Liver Transplantation, 20 2, 191-199

Alonso M.; Nathan J.; Ryckman F.; Tiao G. 01-28-2015. Transplantation for Hepatic Malignancy in Children Transplantation of the Liver: Third Edition, , 346-358

Alam Z.; Alonso M.; Brewer N.; DeFoor W.; Hooper D.; Nathan J.; Reddy P.; Sheldon C.; Tiao G.; VanderBrink B. 01-01-2019. Is anuria prior to pediatric renal transplantation associated with poor allograft outcomes? Pediatric Transplantation, 23 5,

Alonso M.; Courter J.; Danziger-Isakov L.; Fei L.; Galloway D.; Goldschmidt M.; Hemmelgarn T.; Kocoshis S.; Nathan J.; Tiao G. 01-01-2015. Incidence of bloodstream infections in small bowel transplant recipients receiving selective deconta Pediatric Transplantation, 19 7, 722-729

Alonso M.; Balistreri W.; Kyle Jensen M.; Nathan J.; Ryckman F.; Tiao G. 01-01-2011. Liver transplantation in children: Indications and surgical aspects Liver Disease in Children, Fourth Edition, , 760-772

Alonso M.; Brown R.; Dierig J.; Inge T.; Jafri M.; Kaul A.; Racadio J.; Ryckman F.; Tiao G. 01-01-2008. Intraoperative manometry during laparoscopic Heller myotomy improves outcome in pediatric achalasia Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 43 1, 66-70

Alonso M.; Arya G.; Balistreri W.; Bezerra J.; Campbell K.; Ryckman F.; Tiao G. 01-01-2007. High prevalence of ?-1-antitrypsin heterozygosity in children with chronic liver disease Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 44 1, 99-103

Alonso M.; Ryckman F.; Tiao G. 01-01-2006. Renal failure and transplantation Pediatric Surgery and Urology: Long-Term Outcomes, Second Edition, , 845-857

Allen S.; Alonso M.; Bobey N.; Bucuvalas J.; Nieves N.; Ryckman F.; Tiao G.; Wells R. 01-01-2005. The current management of hepatoblastoma: A combination of chemotherapy, conventional resection, and Journal of Pediatrics, 146 2, 204-211

Alonso M.; Balistreri W.; Bezerra J.; Bucuvalas J.; Heubi J.; Ryckman F.; Tiao G.; Yazigi N. 01-01-2005. Liver transplantation in children younger than 1 year-the Cincinnati experience Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 40 1, 268-273

Alonso M.; Cohen M.; Falcone R.; Osuntokun B. 01-01-2004. Duodenogastric Intussusception: A Rare Cause of Gastric Outlet Obstruction Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 39 3, 299-301

Alonso M.; Atherton H.; Ballistreri W.; Britto M.; Bucuvalas J.; Kotagal U.; Krug S.; Ryckman F. 01-01-2003. Health-related quality of life in pediatric liver transplant recipients: A single-center study Liver Transplantation, 9 1, 62-71

Alonso M.; Atherton H.; Balistreri W.; Bucuvalas J.; Kotagal U.; Ryckman F. 01-01-2001. Predictors of cost of liver transplantation in children: A single center study Journal of Pediatrics, 139 1, 66-74

Alonso M.; Bezerra J.; Ng V. 01-01-2000. Hepatocyte transplantation: Advancing biology and treating children Clinics in Liver Disease, 4 4, 929-945

Alonso M.; Bezerra J.; Rudolph J. 01-01-1999. Image of the month Gastroenterology, 116 4, 788