Benjamin Allin

Mr Benjamin Allin MBBS BSc MRCS


Academic Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Surgery

Ben Allin is a surgical trainee and clinical researcher, with interests in surgical conditions affecting the newborn infant, and the development of evidence-based surgical practice.



Ben Allin graduated in Medicine from Imperial College London in 2010. After completing foundation training at Ealing NHS Trust, and Chelsea & Westminster Hospital in London, he was appointed as an Academic Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Surgery in the Oxford Deanery. Ben joined the NPEU in 2012, to work on the BAPS-CASS studies and to undertake projects focussed on the development of evidence-based practice in paediatric surgery. He has recently been awarded an NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship, and a place to study for a DPhil in population health at the University of Oxford. Following completion of this, he will return to clinical work to complete his training as a paediatric surgeon. 


Laparoscopic assistance for primary transanal pull-through in Hirschsprung’s disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. D Thompson, BSR Allin, A Long, T Bradnock, G Walker, M Knight. BMJ open 5: e006063.

Challenges of improving the evidence base in smaller surgical specialties, as highlighted by a systematic review of gastroschisis management. BSR Allin, WHW Tse, S Marven, PRV Johnson, M Knight. PLoS One. 2015 Jan 26;10(1):e0116908. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116908. eCollection 2015.

Positive outcomes following entero-lithotomy for the treatment of large bowel obstruction secondary to gallstones.  K Swarbrick, BSR Allin, T Yeung, M Sampson. BMJ Case Rep 2014.

Outcomes at one-year post anastomosis from a national cohort of infants with oesophageal atresia. BSR Allin, M Knight, P Johnson, D Burge, on behalf of BAPS-CASS. PLoS ONE. 2014 Aug 9(8) e106149. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0106149

A Single Centre Experience of Abdominal Wall Graft Rejection after Combined Intestinal and Abdominal Wall Transplantation submitted. BSR Allin, CDL Ceresa, F Issa, G Casey, O Espinoza, S Reddy, S Sinha, H Giele, PJ Friend, A Vaidya. American Journal of transplantation. 2013 Aug 13(8):2211-5. 

Ruptured Renal Calyx Mimicking Leaking Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. BSR Allin, A Chetwood, B Koubehi, R DasGupta. BMJ case Reports. 2012 May 30;2012.

Non-melanoma skin cancers among HIV-infected persons in the HAART-era. E Garlassi, V Harding, H Allen, BSR Allin, N Lee, M Nelson & M Bower. HIV Medicine 2012, 13 (suppl 1) 34.