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James Allen, MD


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1492 East Broad St
Columbus, OH 43205

Phone: (614) 293-4925

Email: allen.16@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Professor-Clinical, Pulm,Allergy,Crit Care & Sleep

Physician, FGP-Pulm-Allrgy-CritCare-Sleep

 

Biographical

Dr. James Allen is a Professor of Internal Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. He also serves as Vice Chairman for the Department of Internal Medicine and is the Chief of Internal Medicine at University Hospital East. Dr. Allen attended The Ohio State University College of Medicine and graduated in 1984. He completed a residency in internal medicine, chief residency, and fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at The Ohio State University. He has been a faculty member in the department since 1991. Dr. Allen's clinical interest is in interstitial lung disease and he leads the Interstitial Lung Disease clinic at Ohio State. He is actively involved in experimental therapeutics in interstitial lung diseases such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. He holds the endowed Battelle Professorship in Inhalational Therapeutics. Dr. Allen is involved in medical student education and is the director of the pulmonary module for the second year medical students. He is also the moderator and editor of the weekly medical education webcast, MedNet-21, which provides continuing medical education to 18,000 physicians in 136 countries.

Certifications

1985 - present Board Certification (Diplomate): American Board of Internal Medicine
2010 - present Board Certification (Diplomate): American Board of Internal Medicine
2011 - present Board Certification (Diplomate): American Board of Internal Medicine
 

Chapters in Books

DR JAMES ALLEN JR. "Eosinophils and the lung." In The Lung: Scientific Foundations. Edited by Crystal RG, West J, Weibel E, Barnes PL. -. New York: Raven Press, Ltd., January 1996.

DR JAMES ALLEN JR. "Eosinophilic Pulmonary Syndromes." In Textbook of Pulmonary Disease, Seventh Edition. Edited by Crapo JD, Glassorth J, Karlinsky J, King TE. 521-38. January 2003.

DR JAMES ALLEN JR. "Airway Stents; Self-expandable Metallic." In Interventionaly Bronchoscopy. Edited by John F. Beamis, MD, Praveen Mathur, MBBS, Athul Mehta, MD. -. January 2004.

DR JAMES ALLEN JR. "Eosinophilic Pneumonia Induced by Drugs." In Drug-Induced and Iatrogenic Lung Disease. Edited by Philippe Camus, Edward Rosenow. 260-268. NY: Oxford University Press, January 2010.

 

Clinical Services

06/01/2001 Inpatient Service (University Hospital East, General Internal Medicine)
01/01/2003 Pulmonary Clinic (University Hospital East, Pulmonary, Critical Care)
01/01/2003 Inpatient Service (University Hospital East, Pulmonary, Critical Care)
01/01/2009 Anticoagulation Clinic (University Hospital East)

Degrees

1980 B.A., Miami University

1984 M.D., The Ohio State University

 

Honors

1978 Psi Chi.
1980 Phi Beta Kappa.
1980 Patton Prize.
1983 Alpha Omega Alpha.
1986 Teaching Award. College of Medicine.
1987 Award of Merit. Department of Internal Medicine.
1987 Teaching Award. College of Medicine.
1991 James V. Warren Award of Fellowship Research.
1994 Teacher of the Year Award. Department of Internal Medicine.
1994 - 1995 CME Award of Excellence. Ohio State University.
1994 - 1995 Best Team Clinical/Surgical Presentation. OMEN TV.
1995 - 1996 Best Clinical Presentation. OMEN TV.
1996 Professor of the Year. College of Medicine.
1997 Crystal Cross Award. American Lung Association of Ohio.
1998 Top Doctors in Columbus. Columbus Monthly Magazine.
1998 Best Doctors in America. Woodward/White, Inc..
2000 Teaching Award. Ohio State University.
2000 Professor of Inhalation Therapeutics. Battelle.
2001 Teacher of the Year. Ohio State University.
2003 Best Doctors in America.
2003 Teacher of the Year. Ohio State University.
2004 Top Pulmonologists in Columbus. Columbus Dispatch Newspaper.
2004 Teacher of the Year. Ohio State University.
2005 America's Best Doctors. Columbus Monthly Magazine.
2005 Critical Care Teaching Award. Ohio State University.
2007 America's Best Doctors. U.S. News & World Report.
2008 Best Doctors in Columbus.
2009 Earl N. Metz Outstanding Physician Award.
2010 America's Best Doctors.
2011 Outstanding Teaching Award. Second Year Medical School Class.
2011 - 2012 Best Doctors in America.
 

Journal Articles

Allen, J N. "Actinomyces meyerii breast abscess.." The American journal of medicine. Vol. 83, no. 1. (January 1987.): 186-7.

Allen, J, N; Wewers, M D. "HIV-associated bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia.." Chest. Vol. 96, no. 1. (January 1989.): 197-8.

Allen, J, N; Pacht, E, R; Gadek, J, E; Davis, W B. "Acute eosinophilic pneumonia as a reversible cause of noninfectious respiratory failure.." The New England journal of medicine. Vol. 321, no. 9. (January 1989.): 569-74.

Allen, J, N; Wewers, M D. "Acute myocardial infarction with cardiogenic shock during pregnancy: treatment with intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation.." Critical care medicine. Vol. 18, no. 8. (January 1990.): 888-9.

ALLEN J, N; WEWERS M D. "Acute Myocardial Infarction With Cardiogenic Shock During Pregnancy Treatment With Intra-aortic Balloon Counterpulsation." Critical Care Medicine. Vol. 18, no. 8. (January 1990.): 888-889.

St John, R, C; Allen, J, N; Pacht, E R. "Postoperative respiratory failure due to acute eosinophilic pneumonia.." Intensive care medicine. Vol. 16, no. 6. (January 1990.): 408-10.

Allen, J, N; Davis, W, B; Pacht, E R. "Diagnostic significance of increased bronchoalveolar lavage fluid eosinophils.." The American review of respiratory disease. Vol. 142, no. 3. (January 1990.): 642-7.

ALLEN J, N; DAVIS W, B; PACHT E R. "Diagnostic Significance Of Increased Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid Eosinophils." American Review of Respiratory Disease. Vol. 142, no. 3. (January 1990.): 642-647.

ALLEN J, N; HERZYK D, J; WEWERS M D. "Colchicine Has Opposite Effects On Interleukin-1-beta And Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha Production." American Journal of Physiology. Vol. 261, no. 4 PART 1. (January 1991.): L315-L321.

Herzyk, D, J; Berger, A, E; Allen, J, N; Wewers, M D. "Sandwich ELISA formats designed to detect 17 kDa IL-1 beta significantly underestimate 35 kDa IL-1 beta.." Journal of immunological methods. Vol. 148, no. 1-2. (January 1992.): 243-54.

Herzyk, D, J; Allen, J, N; Marsh, C, B; Wewers, M D. "Macrophage and monocyte IL-1 beta regulation differs at multiple sites. Messenger RNA expression, translation, and post-translational processing.." Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). Vol. 149, no. 9. (January 1992.): 3052-8.

HERZYK D, J; BERGER A, E; ALLEN J, N; WEWERS M D. "Sandwich Elisa Formats Designed To Detect 17 Kda Il-1-beta Significantly Underestimate 35 Kda Il-1-beta." Journal of Immunological Methods. Vol. 148, no. 1-2. (January 1992.): 243-254.

Allen, J, N; Herzyk, D, J; Allen, E, D; Wewers, M D. "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. (January 1992.): 538-46.

Allen, J. N.; Moore, S. A.; Wewers, M. W.. "Taxol enhances but does not stimulate interleukin-1-beta and tumor necrosis factor-alpha production." Clinical Research. Vol. 40, no. 3. (January 1992.): 744A-.

Allen, J, N; Davis, W B. "What is eosinophilic pneumonia?." Archives of internal medicine. Vol. 152, no. 9. (January 1992.): 1765-6.

ALLEN J, N; HERZYK D, J; ALLEN E, D; WEWERS M D. "Human Whole Blood Interleukin-1-beta Production Kinetics Cell Source And Comparison With Tnf-alpha." Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine. Vol. 119, no. 5. (January 1992.): 538-546.

Allen, J, N; Davis, W B. "Eosinophilic lung diseases.." American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. Vol. 150, no. 5 Pt 1. (January 1994.): 1423-38.

Allen, J, N; Moore, S, A; Pope-Harman, A, L; Marsh, C, B; Wewers, M D. "Immunosuppressive properties of surfactant and plasma on alveolar macrophages.." The Journal of laboratory and clinical medicine. Vol. 125, no. 3. (January 1995.): 356-69.

O'Brien, J M Jr; Wewers, M, D; Moore, S, A; Allen, J N. "Taxol and colchicine increase LPS-induced pro-IL-1 beta production, but do not increase IL-1 beta secretion. A role for microtubules in the regulation of IL-1 beta production.." Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). Vol. 154, no. 8. (January 1995.): 4113-22.

Allen, J, N; Liao, Z; Wewers, M, D; Altenberger, E, A; Moore, S, A; Allen, E D. "Detection of IL-5 and IL-1 receptor antagonist in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in acute eosinophilic pneumonia.." The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology. Vol. 97, no. 6. (January 1996.): 1366-74.

Pope-Harman, A, L; Davis, W, B; Allen, E, D; Christoforidis, A, J; Allen, J N. "Acute eosinophilic pneumonia. A summary of 15 cases and review of the literature.." Medicine. Vol. 75, no. 6. (January 1996.): 334-42.

Allen, J, N; Moore, S, A; Liao, Z; Wewers, M D. "Changes in mononuclear phagocyte microtubules after endotoxin stimulation. I. Changes in microtubule stability.." American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology. Vol. 16, no. 2. (January 1997.): 119-26.

Allen, J, N; Liao, Z; Moore, S, A; Wewers, M D. "Changes in mononuclear phagocyte microtubules after endotoxin stimulation. II. Changes in microtubule composition.." American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology. Vol. 16, no. 2. (January 1997.): 127-32.

King, M, A; Pope-Harman, A, L; Allen, J, N; Christoforidis, G, A; Christoforidis, A J. "Acute eosinophilic pneumonia: radiologic and clinical features.." Radiology. Vol. 203, no. 3. (January 1997.): 715-9.

Knoell, D, L; Pierson, J, F; Marsh, C, B; Allen, J, N; Pathak, D S. "Measurement of outcomes in adults receiving pharmaceutical care in a comprehensive asthma outpatient clinic.." Pharmacotherapy. Vol. 18, no. 6. (January 1998.): 1365-74.

Shaffer, J, P; Allen, J N. "The use of expandable metal stents to facilitate extubation in patients with large airway obstruction.." Chest. Vol. 114, no. 5. (January 1998.): 1378-82.

Knoell, D, L; Lucas, J; Allen, J N. "Churg-Strauss syndrome associated with zafirlukast.." Chest. Vol. 114, no. 1. (January 1998.): 332-4.

Massick, D, D; Yao, S; Powell, D, M; Griesen, D; Hobgood, T; Allen, J, N; Schuller, D E. "Bedside tracheostomy in the intensive care unit: a prospective randomized trial comparing open surgical tracheostomy with endoscopically guided percutaneous dilational tracheotomy.." The Laryngoscope. Vol. 111, no. 3. (January 2001.): 494-500.

Allen, James N. "Drug-induced eosinophilic lung disease.." Clinics in chest medicine. Vol. 25, no. 1. (January 2004.): 77-88.

Magro, Cynthia; Ali, Naeem; Williams, JoAnna, D; Allen, James, N; Ross, Patrick Jr. "Cytomegalovirus-associated pulmonary septal capillary injury sine inclusion body change: a distinctive cause of occult or macroscopic pulmonary hemorrhage in the immunocompetent host.." Applied immunohistochemistry & molecular morphology : AIMM / official publication of the Society for Applied Immunohistochemistry. Vol. 13, no. 3. (January 2005.): 268-72.

Lucarelli, M, R; Allen, J, N; Magro, C M. "Plasma cell mucositis of the distal airways.." Thorax. Vol. 60, no. 2. (January 2005.): 173-.

Magro, Cynthia, M; Waldman, W James; Knight, Deborah, A; Allen, James, N; Nadasdy, Tibor; Frambach, Gwyn, E; Ross, Patrick; Marsh, Clay B. "Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis related to endothelial injury and antiendothelial cell antibodies.." Human immunology. Vol. 67, no. 4-5. (January 2006.): 284-97.

Bhatt, Nitin; Baran, Christopher, P; Allen, James; Magro, Cynthia; Marsh, Clay B. "Promising pharmacologic innovations in treating pulmonary fibrosis.." Current opinion in pharmacology. Vol. 6, no. 3. (January 2006.): -.

Allen, James. "Acute eosinophilic pneumonia.." Seminars in respiratory and critical care medicine. Vol. 27, no. 2. (January 2006.): -.

Magro, Cynthia, M; Ross, Patrick; Marsh, Clay, B; Allen, James, N; Liff, David; Knight, Deborah, A; Waldman, W James; Cowden, Daniel J. "The role of anti-endothelial cell antibody-mediated microvascular injury in the evolution of pulmonary fibrosis in the setting of collagen vascular disease.." American journal of clinical pathology. Vol. 127, no. 2. (January 2007.): 237-47.

Green, Michael, B; Allen, James N. "Cough, dyspnea, and reticulonodular opacities in a 58-year-old smoker.." Chest. Vol. 132, no. 2. (January 2007.): -.

Devulapally KK, Bhatt N, Allen JN. "A 36-year-old woman with a history of dextrocardia and dyspnea. Diagnosis: unilateral absence of a pulmonary artery (UAPA) with right hypoplastic lung.." Respiration. Vol. 79, no. 1. (July 2009.): 81-84.

 

Presentations

"Pulmonary Complications of AIDS." Presented at Grand Rounds, . (January 1990)

"Pulmonary Complications of Systemic Disease." Presented at Spoleto Pulmonary Symposium, . (January 1991)

"Acute Eosinophilic Pneumonia." Presented at Grand Rounds, . (January 1991)

"Pulmonary Complications of AIDS." Presented at VA Clinic, . (January 1991)

"Pulmonary Complications of AIDS." Presented at Lancaster-Fairfield Community Hospital, . (January 1991)

"The Eosinophilic Pneumonias." Presented at American Thoracic Society, . (January 1992)

"Pulmonary Embolism." Presented at Grand Rounds, . (January 1992)

"Pulmonary Complications of AIDS." Presented at Charleston Pulmonary Symposium, . (January 1992)

"Non-Invasive Ventilatory Aides." Presented at Grand Rounds, . (January 1992)

"Interstitial Lung Diseases." Presented at Review Course, . (January 1992)

"Asthma Update: Common Myths and Current Controversies." Presented at Grand Rounds, . (January 1992)

"Tuberculosis Update." Presented at VA Hospital, . (January 1992)

"Pulmonary Complications of Systemic Disease." Presented at VA Hospital, . (January 1992)

"Pulmonary Complications of AIDS." Presented at VA Hospital, . (January 1992)

"Asthma Update: Common Myths & Current Controversies." Presented at VA Hospital, . (January 1992)

"Pulmonary Embolic Syndromes." Presented at Charleston Pulmonary Symposium, . (January 1993)

"Pulmonary Complications of AIDS." Presented at Symposium on Pulmonary Infections, . (January 1993)

"Easily Mis-Diagnosed Pulmonary Infections." Presented at Grand Rounds, . (January 1993)

"Pulmonary Embolism." Presented at VA Hospital, . (January 1993)

"Asthma Update: Common Myths & Current Controversies." Presented at VA Clinic, . (January 1993)

"Pulmonary Complications of AIDS." Presented at Charleston Pulmonary Symposium, . (January 1994)

"Paclitaxel with Correlated Science." Presented at Fox Chase Cancer Symposium, . (January 1994)

"Lung Cancer: Update in Diagnosis, Staging, and Treatment." Presented at Grand Rounds, . (January 1994)

"When the Causes of Repiratory Failure is Non-Infectious." Presented at 3rd Annual Pulmonary Symposium, . (January 1995)

"The Eosinophilic Lung Disease." Presented at Charleston Pulmonary Symposium, . (January 1995)

"Update on the Treatment of COPD." Presented at OSU Department of IM GR, . (January 1995)

"Acute Ventilator Therapy." Presented at Ohio State University, . (January 1995)

"Acute Eosinophilic Pneumonia." Presented at American Thoracic Society, . (January 1996)

"Update on COPD." Presented at Ohio Medical Education Network, . (January 1996)

"The Eosinophilic Lung Diseases." Presented at OSU Department of IM GR, . (January 1996)

"Non-Invasive Ventilation in COPD." Presented at 4th Annual Pulmonary Symposium, . (January 1996)

"Asthma Update." Presented at OSU Department of IM GR, . (January 1996)

"Interventional Bronchoscopy." Presented at Charleston Pulmonary Symposium, . (January 1997)

"Eosinophilic Lung Disease." Presented at American College of Chest Physicians, . (January 1997)

"Update in Mechanical Ventilation." Presented at Ohio Medical Education Network, . (January 1997)

"Pulmonary Thromboembolism." Presented at OSU Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology GR, . (January 1997)

"Approach to Large Airway Obstruction." Presented at OSU Department of IM GR, . (January 1997)

"Eosinophilic Lung Disease." Presented at American Thoracic Society, . (January 1998)

"Tracheobronchial Stents." Presented at OSU Respiratory Therapy Update Symposium, . (January 1998)

"Tracheobronchial Stents." Presented at 5th Annual Pulmonary Symposium, . (January 1998)

"The Pulmonary Patient in Long Term Acute Care Hospitals." Presented at OSU Case Managers Symposium, . (January 1998)

"Pulmonary Quiz." Presented at Ohio Medical Education Network, . (January 1998)

"Is There a Best Way to Wean." Presented at OSU Respiratory Therapy Update Symposium, . (January 1998)

"Pulmonary Thromboembolism." Presented at 6th Annual Pulmonary Symposium, . (January 1999)

"Pulmonary Embolism." Presented at OSU Department of IM GR, . (January 1999)

"Pulmonary Embolism." Presented at OSU Department of Physical Medicine GR, . (January 1999)

"Pulmonary Embolism." Presented at Children's Hospital Department of Pediatrics GR, . (January 1999)

"Lung Cancer Update." Presented at OSU Department of IM GR, . (January 1999)

"Lung Cancer." Presented at 6th Annual Pulmonary Symposium, . (January 1999)

"Pulmonary Fibrosis." Presented at OSU Department of IM GR, . (January 2000)

"Lung Cancer Treatment." Presented at 7th Annual Pulmonary Update, . (January 2000)

"Hypercoaguable States." Presented at OSU Department of IM GR, . (January 2000)

"Plumbing Repair in the ICU - Approach to Lareg Airway Obstruction." Presented at 23rd Annual Critical Care Course Medical College of Georgia, . (January 2001)

"Breathing New Life into Old Diseases - Update on Mechanical Ventilation." Presented at 23rd Annual Critical Care Course Medical College of Georgia, . (January 2001)

"Pulmonary Embolism." Presented at 8th Annual Pulmonary Update, . (January 2001)

"Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis." Presented at 8th Annual Pulmonary Update, . (January 2001)

"CPC: Scleroderma Lung Disease." Presented at OSU Department of IM GR, . (January 2001)

"ARDS: Improved Mortality for the Wrong Reasons." Presented at OSU Department of IM GR, . (January 2001)

"The Eosinophilic Lung Disease." Presented at Medical University of South Carolina Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, . (January 2002)

"Mechanical Ventilation." Presented at 9th Annual Pulmonary Update, . (January 2002)

"Pro-Con: Early Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Should Be Treated." Presented at American College of Chest Physicians, . (January 2003)

"Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis." Presented at Ohio Thoracic Society Annual Meeting, . (January 2003)

"Pulmonary Embolism." Presented at OSU East Hospital GR, . (January 2003)

"Pro-Con: Controversies in Pulmonary Embolism." Presented at OSU Department of IM GR, . (January 2003)

"Interstitial Lung Disease." Presented at 10th Annual Pulmonary Update, . (January 2003)

"Moderate and Deep Sedation." Presented at University Hospitals Consortium webcast, . (January 2004)

"Pulmonary Function Testing." Presented at OSU Department of Anesthesiology GR, . (January 2004)

"Interventional Bronchoscopy." Presented at 11th Annual Pulmonary Update, . (January 2004)

"Interventional Bronchoscopy." Presented at OSU Department of IM GR, . (January 2004)

"Pre-operative Pulmonary Evaluation." Presented at OSU Department of Surgery GR, . (January 2005)

"The Eosinophilic Lung Disease." Presented at American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Annual Meeting, . (January 2005)

"The Eosinophilic Lung Disease." Presented at American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting, . (January 2006)

"Management of Shock." Presented at Select Specialty Hospital Medical Director's Meeting, . (January 2006)

"Approach to Dyspnea." Presented at OSU Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, . (January 2006)

"Approach to Dyspnea." Presented at OSU Cardiology Update, . (January 2006)

"The Eosinophilic Lung Diseases." Presented at Frontiers in Respiratory Medicine, Maynooth, IE|IRL. (January 2007)

"Pulmonary Embolism." Presented at Select Specialty Hospital Medical Director's Meeting, Miami, FL. (January 2007)

"COPD." Presented at OSU Department of Family Medicine Grand Rounds, . (January 2007)

"The Eosinophilic Pneumonias." Presented at American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. (January 2008)

"Pneumonia Mimics." Presented at Select Specialty Hospital Medical Director's Meeting, Washington, DC. (January 2008)

"Pulmonary Embolism." Presented at Select Meeting, . (January 2009)

"Septic Shock." Presented at Select Meeting, . (January 2010)

"Pneumonia Mimics." Presented at OSU Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, . (January 2011)

"Hypoxemia." Presented at Select Medical Director Meeting, . (January 2011)

"COPD 2011." Presented at Grand Rounds, . (January 2011)

"Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia." Presented at Select Medical Director's Meeting, . (January 2012)

 

Professional Activities

2008 - present State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio Medical Review Board Member. State Teachers Retirement System, Medical Review Board.