Elizabeth D. Allen, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Elizabeth D. Allen, MD

Elizabeth D. Allen, MD Best Doctors 2011-2012

Advanced Lung Disease
Physician Team

Asthma Program
Physician Team

Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship
Program Director

Pulmonary Medicine
Physician Team

Contact Information

Pulmonary Medicine
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4766
FX: (614) 722-4755


Elizabeth D. Allen, MD, is a member of the Section of Pulmonary Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an associate professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She is director of the fellowship-training program in Pediatric Pulmonology. She is the Physician Lead for Nationwide Children’s Hospital Keep Me Well Asthma Quality Improvement Initiative. Her clinical interests include the evaluation and management of infants, children and adolescents with respiratory illnesses, particularly asthma and interstitial lung disease. She is involved in teaching medical professionals at multiple levels about pulmonary diseases, with a special emphasis on asthma education.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Ohio State University College of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/30/1985


  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1986


  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1989


  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1992


  • Pediatrics


  • Pulmonary Medicine


  • Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 11/10/1992


  • Coulter KR; Allen ED; Hart J; Wewers MD; Castile RG; Knoell DL. 2000. Induction of interleukin-8 release by lung epithelium with cystic fibrosis epithelial lining fluid is marginally affected by inhibitors of interleukin-1beta.  Pharmacotherapy. Vol. 20, no. 1. (January): e64.
  • Allen ED. 1999. Cystic fibrosis: a decade of progress.  Drugs Of Today (Barcelona, Spain: 1998). Vol. 35, no. 11. (November): e835.
  • Hogan MJ; Coley BD; Shiels WE 2nd; Allen ED; McCoy KS. 1998. Recurrent deep venous thrombosis complicating PICC line placement in two patients with cystic fibrosis and activated protein C-resistance.  Pediatric Radiology. Vol. 28, no. 7. (July): e552.
  • Allen ED; Whitaker ER; Ryu G. 1997. Six-week trial of nebulized flunisolide nasal spray: efficacy in young children with moderately severe asthma.  Pediatric Pulmonology. Vol. 24, no. 6. (December): e397.
  • Pope-Harman AL; Davis WB; Allen ED; Christoforidis AJ; Allen JN. 1996. Acute eosinophilic pneumonia. A summary of 15 cases and review of the literature.  Medicine. Vol. 75, no. 6. (November): e334.
  • Allen ED; Mick AB; Nicol J; McCoy KS. 1995. Prolonged parenteral nutrition for cystic fibrosis patients.  Nutrition In Clinical Practice: Official Publication Of The American Society For Parenteral And Enteral Nutrition. Vol. 10, no. 2. (April): e73.
  • Allen ED; Pfaff JK; Taussig LM; McCoy KS. 1992. The clinical spectrum of chronic appendiceal abscess in cystic fibrosis.  American Journal Of Diseases Of Children (1960). Vol. 146, no. 10. (October): e1190.
  • Allen JN; Herzyk DJ; Allen ED; Wewers MD. 1992. Human whole blood interleukin-1-beta production: kinetics, cell source, and comparison with TNF-alpha.  The Journal Of Laboratory And Clinical Medicine. Vol. 119, no. 5. (May): e538.
  • Allen ED; McCoy KS. 1990. Presentation of bronchial mucoepidermoid carcinoma as unilateral hyperlucent lung.  Pediatric Pulmonology. Vol. 8, no. 4. (January): e294.
  • Hayes D, Kopp BT, Kirkby S, Allen ED, McCoy KS. Attrition in Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship.  Attrition in Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship.

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Listed, Best Doctors in America
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700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000