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 and spinal disorders
The pulmonary manifestations of neuromuscular disease
Pediatric Pulmonary Function Testing

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

Selected Publications

G Redding, OH Mayer, K White, V Bompadre, J Emerson, W Krengel, R Campbell: Maximal Respiratory Muscle Strength and Vital Capacity in Children with Early Onset Scoliosis. Spine 42(23): 1799-1804, Dec 2017.

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 52(7): 939-945, July 2017.

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 52(4): 508-12, April 2017.

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 27(4): 307-314, April 2017.

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 Page: doi: 10.1097, Jan 2017 Notes: epub ahead of print.

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.

Friedman N and OH Mayer: Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome. American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatric Pulmonology 2017 Notes: in press.

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

Koltsida G and OH Mayer: Pectus Excavatum and Carinatum. American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatric Pulmonology 2017 Notes: in press.

Mayer OH, EK Henrickson, CM McDonald, GM Buyse: Advances in Pulmonary Care in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. European Neurological Review 2017 Notes: in press.

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Last updated: 01/23/2018
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