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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

Mayer OH, H Sawnani, M Toussaint: Respiratory physiotherapy across the lifespan: ventilation support; indications and technique. Management of Neuromuscular Disorders in Children. 2017 Notes: in press.

Mayer OH: Pulmonary complications of chest wall disorders. Pulmonary Complications of Non-Pulmonary Disorders 2017 Notes: in press.

Meier T, C Rummey, M Leinonen, P Spagnolo, OH Mayer and GM Buyse for the DELOS Study Group : "Characterization of pulmonary function in 10-18 year old patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.” Neuromuscular Disorders 2017 Notes: in press.

Nossov SB, E Curatolo, RM Campbell, OH Mayer, JT Smith, S Garg, JM Flynn, PJ Cahill, and The Children’s Spine Study Group. : “VEPTR: Are We Reducing Respiratory Assistance Requirements At Two years?” Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics 2017 Notes: in press.

Pascoe JE, H Sawnani, OH Mayer, K McConnell, JM McDonough, C White, AM Rutkowski, RS Amin, AC Modi. : “Adherence and Barriers to Hyperinsufflation in Children with Congenital Muscular Dystrophy. Pediatric Pulmonology 2017 Notes: in press.

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 Notes: Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue).

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.

Mayer O, R Campbell, P Cahill, and G Redding: Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome” Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care 46(3): 71-98, March 2016.

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

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

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Last updated: 03/17/2017
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