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Healthcare Providers

Oscar H. Mayer, MD

Healthcare Provider
Pulmonary Function Laboratory
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dr. Oscar H. Mayer is an attending Pulmonologist and Director of the Pulmonary Function Laboratory at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

He has broad clinical and research interests, including managing patients with chronic respiratory failure, the pulmonary manifestations of neuromuscular disease, and assessing and managing patients with complex chest wall and spine disease. He has been an active member on the Asthma Clinical Science and Research Group at CHOP, which established standard of care for asthma within the hospital.

Dr. Mayer is on a number of national committees and study groups involved in pediatric pulmonary function testing, the assessment, and management of children with complex thoracospinal disorders and neuromuscular disorders, on which he has lectured and has published a variety of journal articles and book chapters.


Representative Publications:

Breathe Duchenne: What Natural History Studies Tell us About the Progression of Pulmonary Morbidity in DMD

Long-Term Data With Idebenone on Respiratory Function Outcomes in Patients With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Clinical Pulmonary Function Testing in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Home-Based Monitoring of Pulmonary Function in Patients With Duchenne Muscular Dystroph

Long-Term Pulmonary Function in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Comparison of Eteplirsen-Treated Patients to Natural History