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Medical Director, Pediatric Palliative and Comfort Care Team

Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesia

Associate Professor, UC Department of Anesthesia



Board Certified

My Biography & Research


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.

Clinical Interests

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

Research Interests

Anesthesia; pain management

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Anesthesia

Clinical Divisions

Anesthesia, Leukemia, Palliative Care, Hospice

Research Divisions


My Locations

My Education

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.

My Publications

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

Birth Planning in Uncertain or Life-Limiting Fetal Diagnoses: Perspectives of Physicians and Parents. Cortezzo, DE; Bowers, K; Meyer, MC. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2019; 22:1337-1345.

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.

Discussing Serious News. Flint, H; Meyer, M; Hossain, M; Klein, M. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 2017; 34:254-257.

Risk Stratification for Opioid Misuse in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults: A Quality Improvement Project. Thienprayoon, R; Porter, K; Tate, M; Ashby, M; Meyer, M. Pediatrics. 2017; 139.