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James Allen, MD


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181 Taylor Ave
Suite 1603
Columbus, OH 43203

Phone: (614) 293-4925

Email: allen.16@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Professor-Clinical, Pulmonary, Crit Care, & Sleep

Physician, FGP-Pulm, Crit Care, & 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.

Licenses

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
 

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 Best Team Clinical/Surgical Presentation. OMEN TV.
1994 - 1995 CME Award of Excellence. Ohio State University.
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 - present America's Best Doctors. Columbus Monthly Magazine.
2005 Critical Care Teaching Award. Ohio State University.
2007 - present America's Best Doctors. U.S. News & World Report.
2008 Best Doctors in Columbus.
2009 Earl N. Metz Outstanding Physician Award.
2010 - present America's Best Doctors.
2011 - present Outstanding Teaching Award. Second Year Medical School Class.
2011 - 2012 Best Doctors in America.
 

Presentations

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Professional Activities

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