Daniel Christopher Allison: Bringing You Some Unseen Facts About Monica Potter’s Former Husband

Daniel Christopher Allison Biography

Monica Potter has created waves in the American industry with her look and acting skills. While she became the name that rings the bell of many, she found true love in a man named Daniel Christopher Allison. Allison has no relationship with Hollywood. It’s strange how he stole the heart of Hollywood diva and hold it for so long. Daniel is an orthopedic surgeon who has distanced himself from the spotlight. Many people don’t know his real identity other than the just being husband of Monica Porter. Wondering who really he is and how big is his name??


Daniel Christopher Allison’s Early Life

Dr. Daniel Christopher Allison is an orthopedic and reconstruction surgeon. He works as the Assistant Director of Orthopedic Oncology at Cedars-Sinai Sam Oschin Cancer Center in Los Angeles, California. He has been associated with various renowned medical centers throughout his career. Prior to joining Cedars-Sinai Sam Oschin Cancer Center, he served as the Assistant Director of USC Center for Orthopedic Oncology at USC Norris Cancer Hospital. Daniel has also worked at the Southern California Permanente Medical Group at the same position. In March 2015, he joined Navy Reserve to serve the injured in his final year of eligibility. He is extremely happy with his decision.  On the other hand, his wife Monica Potter also supported him in his decision. In an interview, she said:

“Wherever he wants to go, I will support it. I had a friend ask me today what I was thinking, and I told her this is his decision. At first I was like, ‘You have a kid and a wife’, but ultimately these are his dreams and goals. I have things that are crazy, and he supports me, and so I need to support him.”

The medical expert is a recognized innovative leader in fatal problems of the musculoskeletal system. The orthopedic oncologist deals with the cases related to soft tissue and primary sarcomas of the bone, fast-growing skin cancer of the pelvis, shoulder, girdle, and extremities and metastatic bone cancer. Christopher is one of the finest surgeons who is master in performing the direct anterior approach to hip replacement. He is also the creator of a one-of-a-kind patented anterior hip retractor system. His ultimate goal in life is to assist all surgeons to perform the anterior approach to hip replacement by introducing them to his minimally intensive technique.

Many chapters of his personal life are under the bridge where no light can fall. The only truest thing we know about him is that he is one of the finest surgeons of America. He holds many degrees and certificates that normal people even can’t think of.

Education and His Contribution

Dr. Daniel Christopher Allison is the owner of renowned degrees in the medical field. His medical journey started when he joined Southern Methodist University, Texas. He graduated with a degree in biochemistry from the University. After then, he went to attend Rice University School of Management in Houston, Texas. There he introduced himself to the business side of the medical world and left the University holding a degree in Business Administration. Likewise, Dr. Allison got his Doctor of Medicines with Honors from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 2002.

After graduation, he went to attend many internships programs to excel at his hands at the surgery world. He received training at the University of Southern California+ Los Angeles County Medical Center. From the university, he completed combined orthopedic and general surgery internship. After his internship, he started his residency program at the same university. He specialized in orthopedic surgery that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases that exists within the musculoskeletal system. Moreover, he also attended fellowship training under the surgeon Dr. Lawrence Menendez in musculoskeletal oncology and pelvic reconstruction from 2007-2008.

Daniel Christopher Allison has written 15 peer-reviewed journals and co-authored five book chapters on orthopedic surgery. He travels in different parts of the world to give a speech on the topics related to joint reconstruction, musculoskeletal tumors and cancers, and treatment of orthopedic complications.

Personal Life and Marriage

Daniel Christopher Allison with wife Monica Potter

The medical nerd who seems to love medical books very much fell in love with a beautiful lady named Monica Potter out of no way. The story behind how they fell in love with each other is a mystery. However, it is known that Monica started dating Allison following her divorce with Tom Potter. The pair dated for a while before walking down the aisle. The adorable couple chose the most romantic date of the year to tie the knot. They exchanged the vows on February 14, 2005. The pair was head-over-heels in love with each other. They went to a new journey in life when they welcomed their daughter “Molly” shortly after their marriage. Allison had no relationship with the spotlight until he met Monica. He has accompanied his actress wife in various red carpets and Award shows that include Golden Globe Awards and many more.

Allison’s marriage with Potter was flourishing until 2018 when Monica appealed for the divorce.

Split-Up with Wife Monica Potter

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Allison and Potter ended their 12 years long marriage relationship last year. Their divorce rumors were confirmed by multiple sources. As per People, the Parenthood star was very sad with what happened with her relationship. A source closed to People told:

“She is very sad and heartbroken. But they are focused on co-parenting their daughter.”

Daniel and Monica both remained silent about the reasons behind breaking down their decade long relationship. However, from the court documents obtained by E! News, it came to know that Monica filed the divorce citing irreconcilable differences as the main reason. The former couple hasn’t shared anything related to their separation till now. Only the tabloids are hitting up with rumors of reasons behind their separation.

After split-up, neither Allison nor Potter have shared a romantic relationship with others. Both of them are single focusing to enhance their professional life and looking after their children.

Who’s Monica Potter?Monica Potter wife Daniel Christopher Allison

Monica Potter is an American actress whose popularity increased with movies like Boston Legal, Con Air, Saw, and Parenthood. Potter has debuted in the acting world with the movie “The Young and Restless” in 1994. She caught the attention of top filmmakers with the acting skills shown by her in the movie. Since then, her works went on increasing that never seems to set off. Monica has been part of the movies like ‘Cool, Dry Place’, ‘Along Came a Spider’, ‘I’m with Lucy’, ‘Wisdom of the Crowd’ and many more to include. Besides movies, she is a businesswoman running a company “Monica Potter Home” since 2014. It deals on natural skin care products as well as home decors and goods.

Monica has been making waves in the Hollywood with her charm, but unluckily she hasn’t been fortunate in her love life. She has been married twice and divorces twice too. Prior to meeting Daniel, she was married to a person named Tom Potter. She got married to Tom at the tender age of 18 and shares two sons named Liam Potter and Daniel Potter. Monica divorced Tom in 1998 following irreconcilable differences just like with Daniel.

Rumors Creating the Buzz

The news of Monica’s pregnancy with the second baby with Daniel came out when she posted the picture of her belly that looked like a baby bump on Instagram. The post created a buzz as Daniel and Monica were going through a tough divorce process.  Monica’s fans even started congratulating her and Daniel. But, after a few hours, she revealed that she was suffering from Colitis. She revealed that she has been dealing with the disease since the past 2 years. Potter further revealed in YouTube video that she did it so to raise health awareness.  She told:

“I want to stress the importance of getting regular check-ups with your gastroenterologist or family physician. I hope this open discussion will lead to many other things we face as women, mothers, sisters, daughters, wives, and every role we take on.”

Honors and Awards Owned by Daniel

Allison has taken away home numerous honors and awards as a leading physician in the sector of orthopedic and joint reconstruction. He has won the Super Doctors selection for three consecutive years that is from 2016 to 2018. The super talented surgeon has also won ‘Rising star’, Super Doctors from 2013-2015. He has been very respected by his patients and friends. For that, he has received Over 25 Circle of Friends Awards from his patients at the Cedars-Sinai’s Orthopedic Center. Likewise, in 2006 he won USC Resident Basic Science Research Award and RSNA Research Certificate of Merit in 2008. Furthermore, his work was again appreciated with the award WOA Vernon Thompson Research Award in 2010.

Dr. Daniel holds membership of different reputed associations where he then and again shares his experience and presents different research papers, journals, and articles. He is a member at the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, American Orthopedic Association and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.

Daniel’s Ex-wife Monica still holds him at the highest regards

Divorces are never nice for the parties involved as the relationships often tend to sour when couples go through it. However the relationship between exes Monica Potter and Daniel Allison has remained amicable despite going through a heartbreaking separation. As the pair have continued to co-parent their daughter who is soon turning 18, the duo have nothing but respect for one another. Even after almost five years of the separation, actress Monica Potter still remembers Daniel on his birthdays and always thanks him for being a great dad to their daughter Molly and overall an incredible human being working for a greater good. 

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