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Mark Meyer, MD

  • Medical Director, Pediatric Palliative and Comfort Care Team
  • Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesia
  • Associate Professor, UC Department of Anesthesia



Mark Meyer, MD, is a board-certified anesthesiologist who completed his residency at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Meyer joined the Department of Anesthesia in 2003 following his Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Dr. Meyer is a staff anesthesiologist, as well as an attending physician in the Division of Pain Management, caring for patients with acute pain. In addition, Dr. Meyer is an attending physician for StarShine Hospice, the pediatric hospice at Cincinnati Children's.

In 2006, Dr. Meyer received his board certification from the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He has been an integral part of the development and implementation of the Pediatric Palliative and Comfort Care Team / PACT at Cincinnati Children's.

Dr. Meyer is the PACT consulting physician, partnering with families in order to offer a range of comprehensive, family-centered care for children with chronic, complex or life-threatening conditions.

MD: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, 1998.

Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, 2002.

Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2003.

Certification: Anesthesiology, 2004; Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2006.


Palliative medicine; end of life care; anesthesiology; pain management

Services and Specialties

Anesthesia, Leukemia, Palliative Care, Hospice


Anesthesia; pain management

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Opioid-Sparing in Children with Chronic Pain Who Are Eligible for Palliative Care. Thienprayoon, R; Nee, K; Mosley, L; Tate, M; Meyer, M. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2022; 245:230-232.

Palliative care. Meyer, MJ; McKenna, LA. Pediatric Anesthesia: A Comprehensive Approach to Safe and Effective Care. 2022.

Neonatal End-of-Life Symptom Management. Cortezzo, DE; Meyer, M. Frontiers in Pediatrics. 2020; 8:574121.

Use of Continuous Dexmedetomidine at Home for Nearly Three Years in a Young Woman with End-Stage Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease and Cyclic Vomiting. Thienprayoon, R; Meyer, M; Flint, H; Weidner, N; Hirsch, R. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2019; 22:1289-1292.

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