Dr. Daniel C. Allison, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Daniel C. Allison, M.D., F.A.C.S. Get a Second Opinion

Attending Physician, Orthopedic Surgery

Assistant Professor of Surgery/Assistant Director of Orthopedic Oncology,
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, CA
Co-Director of Pediatric Orthopedic Oncology, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, CA
Medical Corps, Orthopedic Surgeon, , United States Navy Reserve
Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, USC + L.A. County Medical Center

Areas of expertise

Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Oncology, Pediatric Orthopedic Oncology

Bio

Dr. Daniel C. Allison is board certified in orthopedic surgery with expertise in musculoskeletal oncology, joint reconstruction, and anterior hip replacement. He is Assistant Director of Orthopedic Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Sam Oschin Cancer Center. Previously, Dr. Allison was Assistant Director of the USC Center for Orthopedic Oncology at the USC Norris Cancer Hospital, which was preceded by his position as Assistant Director of the Southern California Permanente Medical Group’s Division of Orthopedic Oncology.

As an orthopedic oncologist, Dr. Allison is a recognized leader in malignant problems of the musculoskeletal system, including soft tissue and primary sarcomas of the bone, invasive metastatic bone cancer, and invasive skin cancers of the back, pelvis, shoulder girdle, and extremities.

Dr. Allison is one of a handful of surgeons who performs the direct anterior approach to hip replacement and is the designer of a one-of-a-kind patent-pending anterior hip retractor system. His goal is to help all surgeons perform the anterior approach to hip replacement by training them in this minimally invasive technique.

Education

School
Baylor College of Medicine, TX
Fellowship
Musculoskeletal Oncology Fellowship, University of Southern California + Los Angeles County
Residency
Orthopedic Surgery Residency, University of Southern California + Los Angeles County
Medical Degree
M.D.

Awards

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center “Circle of Friends” Award (>25 awards)
“Top Doctor,” Pasadena Magazine (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
2010 Western Orthopedic Association Vernon Thompson Award
2008 Radiologic Society of North America Annual Meeting Certificate of Merit
2006 USC Junior Research Paper Basic Science Award

Publications

Available on request