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

South Pointe Hospital Medical Office Building

Appointment:
216.491.7861
Desk:
216.491.7861
Fax:
216.491.7690
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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Biography

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

Appointed
2017

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery & Flexible Surgical Endoscopy
Cleveland, OH USA
2017

Residency - University Hospitals Case Medical Center
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
2016

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA
2009

Certifications

  • 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.

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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

174 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 4.8

29 Patient Comments

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!

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

Dr Allemang was highly professional in his visit with me but more than that he showed a genuine concern for my well being, physically and mentally. Although he has seen me personally only once and two times virtually he remembered personal things about me. He asked me pertinent questions and answered all my questions.

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 6, 2021

*Dr. Alemany's team was excellent.

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.

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