Myron Allukian, III, MD

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Myron Allukian, III, MD, is an attending pediatric surgeon with the Division of Pediatric General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery, and the Trauma Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Minimally invasive surgery, Pediatric colorectal surgery, Neonatal Surgery, Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), Trauma surgery
Locations: Main Hospital

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Dartmouth-Brown Medical School Program, Hanover, NH


General Surgery - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


Pediatric Surgery - Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Surgery

Graduate Degree

Masters in Chemistry - Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Pediatric Surgeon

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services




Zgheib C, Allukian MW, Xu J, Morris MW Jr, Caskey RC, Herdrich BJ, Hu J, Gorman JH 3rd, Gorman RC, Liechty KW. Mammalian Fetal Cardiac Regeneration Following Myocardial Infarction is Associated with Differential Gene Expression Compared to the Adult. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 May; 97(5):1643-50. PMID: 24792251.

Morris MW Jr, Allukian M 3rd, Herdrich BJ, Caskey RC, Zgheib C, Xu J, Dorsett-Martin W, Mitchell ME, Liechty KW. Modulation of the inflammatory response by increasing fetal wound size or interleukin-10 overexpression determines wound phenotype and scar formation. Wound Repair Regen. 2014 May-Jun; 22(3):406-14. PMID: 24844340.

Caskey RC , Zgheib C, Morris M, Allukian M, Dorsett-Martin W, Xu J, Wu W, Liechty KW. Dysregulation of Collagen Production in Diabetes Following Recurrent Skin Injury: Contribution to the Development of a Chronic Wound. Wound Repair Regen. 2014 Jul-Aug; 22(4):515-20. PMID: 24898050.


Caskey RC, Allukian M, Lind RC, Herdrich BJ, Xu J, Radu A, Mitchell ME, Liechty KW. Lentiviral-mediated Over Expression of Hyaluronan Synthase-1 (HAS-1) Decreases the Cellular Inflammatory Response and Results in Regenerative Wound Repair. Cell Tissue Res. 2013 Jan; 351(1):117-25. PMID: 23149717.

Allukian M 3rd, Xu J, Morris M, Caskey R, Dorsett-Martin W, Plappert T, Griswold M, Gorman JH 3rd, Gorman RC, Liechty KW. Mammalian Cardiac Regeneration after Fetal Myocardial Infarction Requires Cardiac Progenitor Cell Recruitment. Ann Thorac Surg 2013 Jul; 96(1):163-70. PMID: 23816072.


Herdrich BJ, Danzer E, Davey MG, Allukian M, Englefield V, Gorman JH 3rd, Gorman RC, Liechty KW. Regenerative healing following foetal myocardial infarction. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2010 Dec; 38(6):691-8. PMID: 20452780.


Fry AJ, Grant AA; Allukian M. Pinacol reduction-cum-rearrangement. A re-examination of the reduction of aryl alkyl ketones by zinc–aluminum chloride. Tetrahedron Letters. 2002; 43(24):4391-4393.

Fry AJ, Allukian M, Williams AD. Reduction of diaryl alkenes by hypophosphorous acid–iodine in acetic acid. Tetrahedron. 2002 May 27; 58(22):4411-4415.

Allukian M, Han G, Hicks, L, Fry AJ.  Reductive deuteration of ketones, benzhydrols, α, β-unsaturated ketones, and aryl alkenes by deuterium iodide in acetic acid.  Arkivoc. 2002;(i)76-79.



K. Kalkwarf, S. Jensen, M. Allukian et al. “Can we identify futility in kids? An evaluation of admission parameters predicting 100% mortality in 1292 severely injured children and adolescents.” Southern Surgical Association 2017


Allukian M, Liechty KW. Chapter 7 – Inflammation as a Confounding Factor In Regenerative Medicine. Roy S, Bagchi D, Raychaudhuri S, (Eds) Chronic Inflammation: molecular pathophysiology, nutritional and therapeutic interventions. Boca Raton: CRC Press, c2013. Print ISBN: 978-1-4398-7211-6. eBook ISBN: 978-1-4398-7215-4.

Awards and Honors

2014, Leonard J. Perloff Chief Resident Teaching Award
2014, Leonard D. Miller Teaching Award
2006, Henry Thomas Randall Prize, Brown Medical Student Surgery Award
2005, Foreign Studies Fellowship: International Health Institute, Brown University
2000, Three Sport Varsity Letter Award, Wesleyan University (Football, Wrestling, Track)
1999, Smith and Lane Scholarship
1999, Scholar-Athlete Award
1999, Research Grant: Howard Hughes Summer Research Program
1997 & 1999, Academic All-Star New England Small College Athletic Conference Football Team

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

Association for Academic Surgery
American Pediatric Surgical Association