Mark Wewers
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As a pulmonary care specialist, I have a long interest in diagnosing and treating patients who suffer from lung ailments.

I am passionate about alpha 1-antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency. This rare condition exists in individuals who do not produce enough AAT to protect the lungs from emphysema. I head the area Alpha 1 Research Registry, which supports patients with this condition.

My patient care focus is to help patients understand their disease. Knowledge promotes better adherence to treatments and helps in symptom management.

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center brings together the best physicians in primary and specialty care. With so many expert colleagues on our team, I always know where to turn for difficult questions.

In my free time I enjoy reading, photography and sports with my grandkids. I also enjoy studying the night sky ... even in cloudy Ohio!

Highlights

  • Headed first commercial alpha 1-antitrypsin (AAT) infusion study, now standard of care
  • Research lab funded for over 25 years to study mechanisms to protect the lung
  • Training and working with MD and PhD students in my laboratory for three decades

Medical Degree

  • M.D.
    Univ. of Arkansas
    6/1/1976

Residency

  • Internal Medicine
    Univ. of Arkansas
    7/1/1977 - 6/30/1979

Specialities and conditions I treat

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Emphysema
  • Respiration Disorders
  • Respiratory Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
  • Pulmonary Medicine

Locations where I practice:

Please note: Not all physicians schedule patients at each listed location. Please call the “Schedule an appointment” number shown above for scheduling assistance.

More about my work

My background

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
9/12/1979

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Critical Care Medicine)
11/7/1989

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Pulmonary Disease)
11/9/1982

My Department

Internal Medicine

MyDivision

Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine