John I Allen MD, MBA

Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases); Clinical Chief of Digestive Disease

Biographical Info

Dr. Allen is the Clinical Chief of Digestive Diseases. He practiced for 30 years at the University of Minnesota and then in a large single specialty gastroenterology group (Minnesota Gastroenterology) in the Twin Cities. He has an special interest in colon cancer prevention and genetic risk evaluation. He has an MBA from the University of St Thomas in Medical Group Mangement and currently is President-Elect of the American Gastroenterological Association.

Education & Training

Rice University (1973)
University of New Mexico (1977)
University of St. Thomas (2001)
University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Internal Medicine (1977 - 1980)
University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Gastroenterology (1980 - 1983)
Board Certification
Internal Medicine, Board Certified  (1980)
Board Certification
Gastroenterology, Board Certified  (1983)

Honors & Recognition

  • Distinguished Clinician Award
    American Gastroenterological Association (2012)

Professional Service

  • President Elect, American Gastroenterological Association (5/18/2013 - 5/16/2014)

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