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Oscar Henry Mayer, MD

Oscar Henry Mayer, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of Pulmonary Medicine
11309 Colket Center
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3501 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-425-3099
Fax: 215-590-3500
BA (Biology)
Middlebury College, 1990.
University of Pittsburgh, 1995.
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Description of Research Expertise

Chest wall mechanics
Assessment of chest wall disorders
The pulmonary manifestations of neuromuscular disease
Pediatric Pulmonary Function Testing
Pediatric Palliative Care

Description of Clinical Expertise

Treatment of chest wall and spinal disorders
Assessment of chest wall and spinal disorders
Treatment of pediatric neuromuscular disorders
Assessment of pediatric neuromuscular disorders
Pediatric Palliative Care

Selected Publications

Buyse GM, T Voit, U Schara, CSM Staathof, MG D’Angelo, G Bernert, J-M Cuisset, RS Finkel, N Goemans, C Rummey, M Leinonen, OH Mayer, P Spagnolo, T Meier, C McDonald, and the DELOS Study Group. : Treatment effect of idebenone on inspiratory function in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Pediatric Pulmonology 51, September 2016.

Mayer O, R Campbell, P Cahill, and G Redding: Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care. Louis Bell, MD (eds.). 46(3): 71-98, March 2016.

Koltsida, G and OH Mayer: Pectus Excavatum and Carinatum. American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatric Pulmonology 2016.

Friedman, N and OH Mayer: Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome. American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatric Pulmonology 2016.

Mayer OH, RS Finkel, C Rummey, MJ Benton, AM Glanzman, J Flickinger, B-M Lindström, and T Meier : Characterization of Pulmonary Function in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Pediatric Pulmonology 50(5), May 2015.

OH Mayer: Editorial – Chest Wall Disease Mini-Symposium Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 16(1), January 2015.

Mayer OH: Chest Wall Hypoplasia – Principles and Treatment Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 16(1): 30-34, January 2015.

Mayer OH: Scoliosis and the Impact in Neuromuscular Disease. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 161(1): 35-42, January 2015.

Harris JA, OH Mayer, SA Shah, RM Campbell, and S Balasubramanian: A Comprehensive Review of Thoracic Deformity Parameters in Scoliosis European Spine Journal September 2014.

Finkel, RS, DW Weiner, OH Mayer, JM McDonough, HB Panitch: Respiratory Muscle Function in Infants with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1 Pediatric Pulmonology 49(12), December 2013.

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Last updated: 01/10/2017
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