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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

  • 48-hour Bravo Esophageal pH Test
  • Achalasia: Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Pacer
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • GERD Surgery
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Achalasia
  • Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
  • Per Oral Pyloromyotomy (POP)
View all 15 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Achalasia
  • Achalasia: Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Acid Reflux
  • Benign and Malignant Tumors of the Stomach
  • Collis Nissen/Nissen
  • Diaphragm Hernia
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Malignancies
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Upper Endoscopy Procedure
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
View all 16 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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As of 10/5/2022, 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.

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* 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

156 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 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

22 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2022

Liked Dr. Allamang and Dr. Cline.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2022

I consider Stephanie, Dr. Allemang's nurse, a real hero.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2022

Dr. Allemang is top-notch. He has my utmost respect and admiration.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

I couldn't have asked for better care and service that I rec'd from a provider that I had just met.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

Dr Allemang has always treated me with respect, included me 8n decisions about my health and treatments. I feel like he has spent time looking at my records before our virtual visits and is very knowledgeable about my previous treatment.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2022

Dr Allamang is an incredible doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2022

Dr Allemang is an excellent doctor. He spends a lot of time with his patients, answers any questions and showed me pictures of the procedures to explain exactly what will be done with the procedure.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2022

I appreciate the doctor's demeanor with me.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2022

Dr Cline is very thorough in explanations and outlining next steps

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2022

Dr allemeng was very empathetic and explained the results of the test and that pop procedure did not work.

Reviewed on May 4, 2022

Staff an Dr were all very nice an helpful! Very respectful!

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2022

*Dr. Allemang was the best!

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2022

Dr. Allemang was extremely respectful and his calmness helped to calm me down!

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2022

Dr. Allemang got me in as soon as possible

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2022

I couldn't ask for a better surgeon. Dr. Allemang always listens to all my concerns and questions. He is very thorough and patient with me.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2022

Dr. Alameng always spends the time needed to both listen and explain.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2022

*Dr. Allemang and his team are absolutely wonderful! They made sure I understood everything, answered all of my questions, and checked on me frequently. I am so happy I was blessed with such a wonderful team!

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

Dr. Allemang was very kind hearted. When he told me my condition was incurable and there was nothing he could do for me. Through my tears I could see that he hated that part of his job. I've never felt such kindness radiate from another gave before. I wish him the best, he's a very good Doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

Excellent service, Dr. Cline was very prompt and was easy to get along with.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

My care at the Cleveland Clinic (in-person and via video chat) has always been great. Dr. Allemeng is an excellent doctor that I'm thankful to have found. The entire care team has been great.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

Dr. Allemang has been amazing!

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2021

*Dr. Allemang & his team are amazing!

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