Daniel von Allmen, MD

Surgeon-in-Chief; Lester W. Martin Chair of Pediatric Surgery

Senior Vice President, Surgical Services

Academic Affiliations

Professor, UC Department of Surgery

Phone 513-636-4371

Fax 513-636-7657

Email daniel.vonallmen@cchmc.org


Pediatric surgical oncology; pediatric inflammatory bowel disease; surgical innovation; surgical robotics


Oncology; innovation; surgical workforce 

Daniel von Allmen, MD, came to Cincinnati from Chapel Hill, NC where he was the surgeon-in-chief and division chief at the North Carolina Children’s Hospital.

Dr. von Allmen completed his general surgery training at the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He is currently the treasurer of the American Pediatric Surgery Association. He also serves as the secretary treasurer of the Association of Pediatric Surgery Program Directors and is an active member of the Children’s Oncology Group.

Dr. von Allmen's special clinical interests include pediatric surgical oncology, pediatric inflammatory bowel disease, surgical innovation, and surgical robotics.

MD: University of Vermont, College of Medicine, Burlington, VT.

Residency: General Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

Fellowship: Pediatric Surgery, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.

Certifications: General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery.

Mayer ML, Beil HA, von Allmen D. Distance to care and relative supply among pediatric surgical subspecialties. J Pediatr Surg. 2009;44:483-495.