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Department General Surgery
Primary Location South Pointe Hospital Medical Office Building
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
South Pointe Hospital Medical Office Building
Primary Location

South Pointe Hospital Medical Office Building

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Achalasia
  • Achalasia: Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopy and Gallstones
  • Advanced Operative Laparoscopy
  • Advanced Polypectomy
  • Bile Duct Exploration
  • Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer - Prevention
  • Egd
  • Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy - Upper
  • Endoscopy in the Obese Patient
  • Endoscopy of the Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Pacer
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrostomy
  • GERD Surgery
  • Heller Myotomy
  • Intestinal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Digestive Diseases
  • Laparoscopic Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Placement
  • Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Achalasia
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Of The Diaphragm
  • Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
  • Per Oral Pyloromyotomy (POP)
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Surgical Endoscopy and Endoscopic Procedures
View all 45 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Achalasia
  • Acid Reflux
  • Benign and Malignant Tumors of Small Bowel
  • Benign and Malignant Tumors of the Stomach
  • Collis Nissen/Nissen
  • Diaphragm Hernia
  • Duodenal Polyps
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Malignancies
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Upper Endoscopy Procedure
View all 14 Specialties +


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About Matthew Allemang, MD

Matthew Allemang, MD, is a general surgeon trained in advanced laparoscopy and surgical endoscopy, primarily based at South Pointe Hospital Cleveland Clinic in Warrensville Heights, Ohio.   He is licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio and board-certified by the American Board of Surgery.  His specialty interests include advanced laparoscopic surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, surgical endoscopy, and abdominal wall reconstruction.

After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Toledo, Dr. Allemang received his medical degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine.

Dr. Allemang has co-authored many articles and book chapters that have appeared in leading medical journals such as Surgical Endoscopy, Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, and the American Journal of Surgery.  He has been involved in numerous research projects in his field including novel used for a magnetic grasper in laparoscopic surgery, per oral pyloromyotomy (POP), and NOTES.

His professional memberships include the American College of Surgeons, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery & Flexible Surgical Endoscopy
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - University Hospitals Case Medical Center
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA


  • Surgery - General Surgery

Specialty Interests

Advanced Laparoscopic surgery, Surgical endoscopy, Surgical and endoscopic treatment of GERD, Achalasia, and Gastroparesis

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Matthew Allemang, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 10/26/2021, Dr. Allemang has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

135 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

30 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2021

He was such a kind and friendly Dr. I truly would recommend him to everyone

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

He is awesome and very down to earth. So happy he is my physician.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2021

Dr. Allemang covered all the bases during my visit. Very thorough. Explains thing well. Very well-versed and experienced in his field. Kind and compassionate. Pleasant.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

The Dr is always courtious and polite. He always seem very concerned with him explaining what he feels need to be done to help find the issue.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2021

Dr. Allemang was very professional. He was concerned for the condition yet had a plan in place, which he described in simple, understanding terms.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

I would like to say that Dr. Alleman is an outstanding doctor in every aspect. I am glad that he was my surgeon - top-notch.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

*Dr. Allemang & his team are fantastic in every aspect - Thank you!

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2021

I live in Cincinnati, Ohio & was referred to the Cleveland Clinic I Jan 2021 by my Surgeon Dr. David Fischer for a second fundoplication. Considering this is also involving my GI Specialist Dr. Terrance O'Toole here in Cincinnati along with coordination with Dr. Allemang, Dr Allemang has been great!!!

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

*Dr. Allemang is outstanding. His bedside manner matches his surgical skills. His assistant is great, too.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2021

Dr allamang is amazing.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2021

Dr. Allemang shows great compassion for his patients. He thoroughly explains everything to where you understand it. He is simply an amazing dr.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

I could tell Dr. Allemeng was really listening to what I was saying. I flew in from out of state and was thankful to have a doctor that listened and cared.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

Even though I have to travel from Nebraska, the Cleveland Clinic has been the first doctors able to help me!

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2021

Dr. Allemang was very kind, respectful, and professional. He listened to my concerns and answered my questions appropriately.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2021

Everyone's always very helpful & courteous to me. I I'm very thankful for everyone's help. I feel like I'm in very good hands with Dr Allenmang & his staff!

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2021

dr Allemang & staff are all very caring & compassionate!

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2021

excellent experience with Dr Allemang

Reviewed on May 21, 2021

the staff and dr are amazing

Reviewed on May 21, 2021

Doctor Allamang is amazing! He is so caring and intelligent. I could not have asked for a better doctor. I highly doubt there is a better doctor out there. Dr Allamang saved my life. I am forever grateful for this man.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2021

great doctor he cares about your health.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2021

Dr. Alemang was very thorough, caring and concerned. He is amazing!

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2021

Dr. Allemang is an exceptional physician. He is kind, very approachable, open to questions, and explains things so well. I cannot say enough great things about him and how much I appreciate having had him as my doctor and surgeon.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2021

dr Allemang is an awesome human being first and one of the best surgeons who have taken care of me. he is real and down to earth. not like many other surgeons I gave encountered over the years. he listens, explains, and is to the point. he takes his time to explain as many times as necessary. I consider myself very lucky to have found him and the g i team.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2021

My visit with Dr. Allenmang was informative and pleasant.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2021

He is a fine example of outstanding doctor that shows he cares respects me as a person more than willing to answer questions and repeat himself if needed. One of the finest doctors I've had help me with my health issues i would recommend anyone and everyone that needed his specialty of care.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2021

Dr Allemang is a great doctor, is very caring and makes sure he answers all our questions.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

I have already recommended Dr. Allemang to a friend, because of his excellent surgery skills and after care. He is a wonderful Doctor....

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

My appointment with Dr. Allemang was excellent.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2020

*Dr. Allemang's staff extremely KNOWLEDGEABLE and CARING!!

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

Dr. Allemang was very kind and took the time to try to address all my concerns fully.

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