Allen Ho, M.D.

Allen Ho, M.D.

Dr. Allen Ho specializes in head and neck surgical oncology and is currently practicing at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital. He earned his Medical Degree from the UCLA School of Medicine in 2006 and completed his residency at Stanford University School of Medicine in 2011. The physician's practice focuses mostly on the treatment of head and neck tumors, including throat cancers and thyroid malignancies. Dr. Allen Ho is a board-certified otolaryngologist and fellowship-trained head and neck cancer surgeon. He maintains expertise in robotic, endoscopic, and minimally invasive operative techniques. The otolaryngologist promotes a multidisciplinary approach that offers patients the greatest possible outcomes while preserving the meaningful quality of life. Dr. Allen Ho graduated Magna Cum Laude in Neurobiology from Harvard University with Highest Honors in the Field.

Dr. Allen Ho has presented at numerous national and international meetings, including at the American Association for Cancer Research, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Head and Neck Society, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals, including Nature Genetics, Cancer Cell, Cancer, Thyroid, and Head & Neck, and authored multiple chapters in textbooks that include Cummings Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Allen Ho is a member of the American Association of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the American Head and Neck Society, and the American Thyroid Association. He has approximately 20 years of professional experience and before practicing medicine in California, he had a medical license for New York. Over the years, Dr. Allen Ho has been the recipient of countless awards, including the Best Doctors in America, the Castle Connolly Top Doctors, the Super Doctors, and the Top Doctors.

Procedures Dr. Allen Ho Performs at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital

  • Nose Surgery
  • Sleep apnea surgery
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Skull base surgery
  • Balloon sinus surgery
  • Septoplasty
  • Ear reconstruction

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • First Health PPO

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English

Education & Training

Medical Degree

UCLA School of Medicine


Stanford University


Stanford University School of Medicine


National Institutes of Health

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Honors & Awards

Publications & Media