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

Hugh D. Allen, MD

Hugh D. Allen, MD

Contact Information

Cardiology
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-2540
FX: (614) 722-2549

Biography

Hugh D. Allen, MD, FAHA, FACC, is a Clinical Cardiologist at The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital and Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Allen received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati. After completing his residency, he received fellowship training at the University of Minnesota. He is certified in both pediatric cardiology and pediatrics. Dr. Allen’s main research interest is the heart as it relates to muscular dystrophy and is presently the Vice Chair for Academic Affairs of the Department of Pediatrics. He is the chief editor of the lead text in Pediatric Cardiology and was previously Division and Section Head of Cardiology as well as past Physician in Chief. Dr. Allen is the co-author of the newly published textbook Moss and Adams’ Heart Disease in Infants, Children, and Adolescents (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins).

Gender:

  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Cincinnati
    Date Completed: 06/30/1966

Internship

  • Hennepin County Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/1967

Residency

  • University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics
    Date Completed: 06/30/1969

Fellowship

  • University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics
    Date Completed: 06/30/1973

Department:

  • Pediatrics

Section:

  • Cardiology

Specialty:

  • Pediatric Cardiology, Certified
  • Pediatrics, Certified

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 10/11/1988

Publications

  • Kaspar RW; Allen HD; Ray WC; Alvarez CE; Kissel JT; Pestronk A; Weiss RB; Flanigan K; Mendell JR; Montanaro F. 2009. Analysis of dystrophin deletion mutations predicts age of cardiomyopathy onset in Becker Muscular Dystrophy.  Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. Vol. 2, no. 6. (December): 544-551. PubMed ID: 20031633
  • Kaspar RW; Allen HD; Montanaro F. 2009. Current Understanding and management for dilated cardiomyopathy in Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy.  Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Vol. 21, no. 5. (May): 241-249.
  • Thrush PT*; Allen HD; Viollet L; Mendell JR. 2009. Re-examination of the Electrocardiogram in Boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Correlation with its Dilated Cardiomyopathy.  American Journal of Cardiology. Vol. 103, no. January: 262-265.
  • Allen HE, Mendell JM, Hoffman T. 2008. The Heart in the Muscular Dystrophies - Chapter 60. In Moss and Adams' Heart Disease in Infants, Children and Adolescents, 7th Edition. Philadelphia, PA: Williams & Wilkins Publishers.
  • Allen HD, Driscoll DJ, Shaddy RE, Feltes TF. 2008. Moss and Adams' Heart Disease in Infants, Children and Adolescents, Including the Fetus and Young Adult, 7th Edition. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Publishers.
  • Allen HD, Phillips JR, Chan DP. 2008. History and Physical Examination - Chapter 3. In Moss and Adams' Heart Disease in Infants, Children and Adolescents. 7th Edition. Philadelphia, PA: Williams & Wilkins Publishers.
  • Allen HD, Phillips J, Chan D. 2007. History & Physical Examination. In Moss and Adams' Heart Disease in Infants, Children, and Adolescents (7th Edition). Edited by Allen HD, Driscoll D, Shaddy RE, Feltes T. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
  • Allen HD, Mendell J, Hoffman T. 2007. The Heart in Muscular Dystrophies. In Moss and Adams' Heart Disease in Infants, Children, and Adolescents (7th Edition). Edited by Allen, HD, Driscoll D, Shaddy RE, Feltes T. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.
  • Allen HD; Bricker JT; Freed MD; Hurwitz RA; McQuinn TC; Schieken RM; Strong WB; Zahka KG; Sanders SP; Colan SD; Cordes TM; Donofrio MT; Ensing GJ; Geva T; Kimball TR; Sahn DJ; Silverman NH; Sklansky MS; Weinberg PM; Beekman RH 3rd; Hellenbrand WE; Lloyd TR; Lock JE; Mullins CE; Rome JJ; Teitel DF; Vetter VL; Silka MJ; Van Hare GF; Walsh EP; Kulik T; Giglia TM; Kocis KC; Mahoney LT; Schwartz SM; Wernovsky G; Wessel DL; Murphy DJ Jr; Foster E; Benson DW Jr; Baldwin HS; Mahoney LT; McQuinn TC. 2005. ACC/AHA/AAP recommendations for training in pediatric cardiology.  Pediatrics. Vol. 116, no. 6. (December): e1574.
  • Graham TP Jr; Beekman RH 3rd; Allen HD; Bricker JT; Freed MD; Hurwitz RA; McQuinn TC; Schieken RM; Strong WB; Zahka KG; Sanders SP; Colan SD; Cordes TM; Donofrio MT; Ensing GJ; Geva T; Kimball TR; Sahn DJ; Silverman NH; Sklansky MS; Weinberg PM; Hellenbrand WE; Lloyd TR; Lock JE; Mullins CE; Romes JJ; Teitel DF; Vetter VL; Silka MJ; Van Hare GF; Walsh EP; Kulik T; Giglia TM; Kocis KC; Mahoney LT; Schwartz SM; Wernovsky G; Wessel DL; Murphy D Jr; Foster E; Benson DW Jr; Baldwin HS; Hirshfeld JW Jr; Kugler JD; Moskowitz WB; Creager MA; Lorell BH; Merli G; Rodgers GP; Rutherford JD; Tracy CM; Weitz HH. 2005. ACCF/AHA/AAP recommendations for training in pediatric cardiology. A report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association/American College of Physicians Task Force on Clinical Competence (ACC/AHA/AAP Writing Committee to Develop Training Recommendations for Pediatric Cardiology).  Circulation. Vol. 112, no. 16. (October): e2555.
  • Allen HD; Bricker JT; Freed MD; Hurwitz RA; McQuinn TC; Schieken RM; Strong WB; Zahka KG. 2005. ACCF/AHA/AAP recommendations for training in pediatric cardiology. Task force 1: general experiences and training.  Journal Of The American College Of Cardiology. Vol. 46, no. 7. (October): e1382.
  • Gutgesell HP; Driscoll DJ; Allen HD; Clark E. 2004. Avoiding authorship and editorship pitfalls in multi-authored and multi-edition textbooks.  The American Journal Of Cardiology. Vol. 93, no. 12. (June): e1520.
  • Webb CL; Jenkins KJ; Karpawich PP; Bolger AF; Donner RM; Allen HD; Barst RJ. 2002. Collaborative care for adults with congenital heart disease.  Circulation. Vol. 105, no. 19. (May): e2318.
  • Phillips JR; Daniels CJ; Orsinelli DA; Orsinelli MH; Cohen DM; Brown DA; Allen HD. 2001. Valvular hemodynamics and arrhythmias with exercise following the Ross procedure.  The American Journal Of Cardiology. Vol. 87, no. 5. (March): e577.
  • Allen HD, Phillips JR, Chan DP. History and Physical Examination, Chapter 3. In: Moss and Adams’ Heart Disease in Infants, Children, and Adolescents Including the Fetus and Young Adult, Seventh edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Philadelphia, 2008 (Out in 2007).
  • Allen HD, Mendell JR, Hoffman T. The Heart in Muscular Dystrophies, Chapter 60 In: Moss and Adams’ Heart Disease in Infants, Children, and Adolescents Including the Fetus and Young Adult, Seventh edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Philadelphia, 2008 (Out in 2007).

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Distinguished Educator Award, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, May 2007
  • Listed, Best Doctors in America
  • The Hugh D. Allen, MD, Fellowship Teaching Award (ongoing award to pediatric cardiology faculty)
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