Alexander Allins, MD

Director, Abdominal Wall and Hernia Surgery

Alexander Allins, MD, FACS, is Director of Abdominal Wall and Hernia at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. 

He is board certified in both surgery and surgical critical care. Dr. Allins has been a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons since 2001. He also is a certified instructor in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Fundamental Critical Care and Advanced Trauma Life Support.

Dr. Allins has made presentations on topics related to vascular surgery, minimally invasive surgery and intensive care at meetings of the American College of Surgeons, the American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons and the Southern California Vascular Surgical Society. Additionally, he has published numerous articles published in journals such as Annals of Vascular Surgery, The American Surgeon, the American Journal of Critical Care, Problems in General Surgery and Nutrition, as well as chapters in several textbooks.

He is a member of the Mayo Clinic Alumni Association.

Dr. Allins holds a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of California at Los Angeles and a medical degree from the University of California School of Medicine at Irvine. He completed his residency in general surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and a fellowship in surgical critical care at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

For a list of Dr. Allins' publications, please click here.