Dr Sara Allen

Department of Cardiothoracic and ORL Anaesthesia, and Cardiothoracic and Vascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU.


Sara Allen is an Anaesthetist and Intensivist working at Auckland City Hospital, with interests in echocardiography, mechanical cardiac and respiratory support, as well as medical training, teaching and education. Sara attended Auckland Medical School, and completed her anaesthesia and intensive care training in Auckland. Subsequently, Sara worked at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne. She returned to Auckland City Hospital in 2010.


Sara has published articles related to echocardiography, ECMO, anaemia, fluids, and other cardiac anaesthesia and intensive care topics, and has authored book chapters on echocardiography, transplantation, anaemia, and gastrointestinal complications after cardiac surgery. When not working, Sara spends her time skiing, snowboarding, or entertaining her Siamese cats.