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Meet Dr. Debra Boyer

EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • University of Pennsylvania , 1991 , Philadelphia , PA

Medical School

  • Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons , 1995 , New York , NY

Internship

  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , 1996 , Philadelphia , PA

Residency

  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , 1998 , Philadelphia , PA

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2002 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Martinez-Garri M, Haver K, Boyer D, Nimkin K, Son MB, Nelson BA. Chronic chest pain: Where is the pathology? Pediatr Pulmonol. 2020 Jul 31. View abstract
  2. Klouda T, Chiel L, Davis J, Boyer D. Pediatric Lung Transplant: Influences of Viral and Fungal Infections on Outcomes and Viral Markers as a Predictor of Outcome. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020 05 01; 201(9):1146-1148. View abstract
  3. Burns AM, Ackerman KG, Thammasitboon S, Rassbach CE, Ward MA, Blankenburg RL, Forster CS, McPhillips HA, Wenger TL, Powell WT, Heyman MB, Hogarty MD, Boyer D, Hostetter M, Weiss P, Nguyen ST, Parsons DW, Moore DJ, Byrne BJ, French AR, Orange JS. Fixing the leaky pipeline: identifying solutions for improving pediatrician-scientist training during pediatric residency. Pediatr Res. 2020 08; 88(2):163-167. View abstract
  4. Weiss P, Mauer E, Gerber LM, Boyer D, Abramson EL. Funding sources and effects of limited funding in pediatric pulmonology fellowship programs. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2020 01; 55(1):221-225. View abstract
  5. Moore PE, Boyer D, Perkins R, Katz ES, Castro-Codesal ML, MacLean JE, Akil N, Esther CR, Kaslow J, Lewis TC, Krone KA, Quizon A, Simpson R, Benscoter D, Spielberg DR, Melicoff E, Kuklinski CA, Blatter JA, Dy J, Rettig JS, Horani A, Gross J. American Thoracic Society 2019 Pediatric Core Curriculum. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2019 12; 54(12):1880-1894. View abstract
  6. Winn AS, Stafford DEJ, Miloslavsky EM, McSparron JI, Grover AS, Boyer D. Making the Consult Interaction More Than a Transaction: Helping Fellows Be Better Teachers and Residents Be Better Learners. J Pediatr. 2019 Jun; 209:3-4.e2. View abstract
  7. Heyman MB, Weiss P, Boyer D, Fussell J, Imundo L, Aye T, Jarjour IT, Spicer R, Bale J. Challenges of Funding Pediatric Fellowship Programs-Invited Commentary from the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties. J Pediatr. 2019 01; 204:4-6.e1. View abstract
  8. Li SS, Tumin D, Krone KA, Boyer D, Kirkby SE, Mansour HM, Hayes D. Risks associated with lung transplantation in cystic fibrosis patients. Expert Rev Respir Med. 2018 11; 12(11):893-904. View abstract
  9. Macy ML, Leslie LK, Boyer D, Van KD, Freed GL. Timing and Stability of Fellowship Choices during Pediatric Residency: A Longitudinal Survey. J Pediatr. 2018 07; 198:294-300.e1. View abstract
  10. Wang R, Welsh SK, Budev M, Goldberg H, Noone PG, Gray A, Zaas D, Boyer D. Survival after lung transplantation of cystic fibrosis patients infected with Burkholderia dolosa (genomovar VI). Clin Transplant. 2018 05; 32(5):e13236. View abstract
  11. Putman MS, Simoneau T, Feldman HA, Haagensen A, Boyer D. Low bone density and fractures before and after pediatric lung transplantation. Bone. 2018 06; 111:129-134. View abstract
  12. Dixit A, Alexandrescu S, Boyer D, Graf EH, Vargas SO, Silverman M. Mycoplasma hominis Empyema in an 18-Year-old Stem Cell and Lung Transplant Recipient: Case Report and Review of the Literature. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Nov 24; 6(4):e173-e176. View abstract
  13. Dellon E, Goldfarb SB, Hayes D, Sawicki GS, Wolfe J, Boyer D. Pediatric lung transplantation and end of life care in cystic fibrosis: Barriers and successful strategies. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2017 Nov; 52(S48):S61-S68. View abstract
  14. Moore PE, Poston JT, Boyer D, Barsky E, Gaffin J, Boyne KB, Ross KR, Mann Dosier LB, Vece TJ, Casey AM, Welsh SK, Logan JW, Shepherd EG, Phinzy PA, Panitch HB, Papantonakis CM, Austin ED, Orandi AB, Kitcharoensakkul M, Abe MK, Horani A, Rettig JS, Pittman J. ATS Core Curriculum 2017: Part II. Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 08; 14(Suppl_2):S165-S181. View abstract
  15. Kesselheim JC, Schwartz A, Boyer D. Integrating Education and Service in Pediatric Residency Training: Results of a National Survey. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Nov - Dec; 17(8):907-914. View abstract
  16. Boyer D. Poor outcomes in adolescent lung transplant patients: Why the gap? J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 03; 37(3):315-316. View abstract
  17. Carlos WG, Poston JT, Michaud GC, Dela Cruz CS, Luks AM, Boyer D, Moore PE, McSparron JI, Hayes MM, Balachandran JS, Wang TS, Larsson E, Siegel-Gasiewski J, Kantz A, Beck JM, Thomson CC. Implementation of a Professional Society Core Curriculum and Integrated Maintenance of Certification Program. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Apr; 14(4):495-499. View abstract
  18. Jamie Dy F, Freiberger D, Liu E, Boyer D, Visner G, Rosen R. Impact of gastroesophageal reflux and delayed gastric emptying on pediatric lung transplant outcomes. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017 Aug; 36(8):854-861. View abstract
  19. Boyer D, Gagne J, Kesselheim JC. Defining Service and Education in Pediatrics. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2017 Nov; 56(13):1193-1200. View abstract
  20. Boyer D, Barsky E, Papantonakis CM, Pittman J, Ren CL, Esther CR, Wilson KC, Thomson CC. Diagnostic Evaluation of Infants with Recurrent or Persistent Wheezing. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 11; 13(11):2057-2059. View abstract
  21. Toprak D, Midyat L, Freiberger D, Boyer D, Fynn-Thompson F, Visner G. Outcomes of mechanical support in a pediatric lung transplant center. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2017 03; 52(3):360-366. View abstract
  22. Moore PE, Boyer D, O'Connor MG, Baker CD, Rettig JS, Sterni L, Halbower A, Wilson KC, Thomson CC. Pediatric Chronic Home Invasive Ventilation. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 07; 13(7):1170-2. View abstract
  23. Boyer D, Pittman JE, Dy FJ, Arunachalam A, Dweik RA, Abman SH, Wilson KC, Thomson CC. Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 06; 13(6):967-9. View abstract
  24. Boyer D, Thomson CC, Cohen R, Rao D, Dell S, Rayment J, Wang R, Dy FJ, Wambach J, Tam-Williams J, Simon D, Price E, Oermann CM, Singh A, Rettig JS, Duncan ED, Baker CD, Liptzin DR, Moore PE. ATS Core Curriculum 2016: Part III. Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 06; 13(6):955-66. View abstract
  25. Miloslavsky EM, Boyer D, Winn AS, Stafford DE, McSparron JI. Fellows as Teachers: Raising the Educational Bar. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Apr; 13(4):465-8. View abstract
  26. Dy FJ, Midyat L, Wong WY, Boyer D. Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia: Ciliary Beat Pattern/Frequency, Role of Molecular Analysis in the Diagnosis, and Neonatal Distress. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 03 15; 193(6):689-91. View abstract
  27. Hayden L, Boyer D, Hysinger EB, Moore PE, Faro A, Wilson KC, Thomson CC. Flexible Airway Endoscopy in Children. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Dec; 12(12):1873-5. View abstract
  28. Boyer D, Nevin M, Thomson CC, Sanders DB, Alexiou S, Goldfarb SB, Nicholas JL, Thacker PG, Coverstone AM, Faro A, Cheng G, Majid A, Moore PE. ATS Core Curriculum 2015: Part III. Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Nov; 12(11):1688-96. View abstract
  29. Hayden L, Boyer D, Hysinger EB, Moore PE, Faro A, Wilson KC, Thomson CC. Flexible Airway Endoscopy in Children. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Sep 29. View abstract
  30. Schoettler M, Elisofon SA, Kim HB, Blume ED, Rodig N, Boyer D, Neufeld EJ, Grace RF. Treatment and outcomes of immune cytopenias following solid organ transplant in children. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 02; 62(2):214-218. View abstract
  31. Chaudry G, Guevara CJ, Rialon KL, Kerr C, Mulliken JB, Greene AK, Fishman SJ, Boyer D, Alomari AI. Safety and efficacy of bleomycin sclerotherapy for microcystic lymphatic malformation. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2014 Dec; 37(6):1476-81. View abstract
  32. Kesselheim JC, Sun P, Woolf AD, London WB, Boyer D. Balancing education and service in graduate medical education: data from pediatric trainees and program directors. Acad Med. 2014 Apr; 89(4):652-7. View abstract
  33. Yimlamai D, Freiberger DA, Gould A, Zhou J, Boyer D. Pretransplant six-minute walk test predicts peri- and post-operative outcomes after pediatric lung transplantation. Pediatr Transplant. 2013 Feb; 17(1):34-40. View abstract
  34. Misra MV, Mullen MP, Vargas SO, Kim HB, Boyer D. Bilateral lung transplant for hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia in a pediatric patient. Pediatr Transplant. 2012 Dec; 16(8):E364-7. View abstract
  35. Benden C, Faro A, Worley S, Arrigain S, Aurora P, Ballmann M, Boyer D, Conrad C, Eichler I, Elidemir O, Goldfarb S, Mallory GB, Mogayzel PJ, Parakininkas D, Solomon M, Visner G, Sweet SC, Danziger-Isakov LA. Minimal acute rejection in pediatric lung transplantation--does it matter? Pediatr Transplant. 2010 Jun; 14(4):534-9. View abstract
  36. Ranganathan K, Worley S, Michaels MG, Arrigan S, Aurora P, Ballmann M, Boyer D, Conrad C, Eichler I, Elidemir O, Goldfarb S, Mallory GB, Mogayzel PJ, Parakininkas D, Solomon M, Visner G, Sweet SC, Faro A, Danziger-Isakov L. Cytomegalovirus immunoglobulin decreases the risk of cytomegalovirus infection but not disease after pediatric lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Oct; 28(10):1050-6. View abstract
  37. Danziger-Isakov LA, Worley S, Michaels MG, Arrigain S, Aurora P, Ballmann M, Boyer D, Conrad C, Eichler I, Elidemir O, Goldfarb S, Mallory GB, Mogayzel PJ, Parakininkas D, Solomon M, Visner G, Sweet S, Faro A. The risk, prevention, and outcome of cytomegalovirus after pediatric lung transplantation. Transplantation. 2009 May 27; 87(10):1541-8. View abstract
  38. Danziger-Isakov LA, Worley S, Arrigain S, Aurora P, Ballmann M, Boyer D, Conrad C, Eichler I, Elidemir O, Goldfarb S, Mallory GB, Michaels MG, Michelson P, Mogayzel PJ, Parakininkas D, Solomon M, Visner G, Sweet S, Faro A. Increased mortality after pulmonary fungal infection within the first year after pediatric lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008 Jun; 27(6):655-61. View abstract
  39. Benden C, Danziger-Isakov LA, Astor T, Aurora P, Bluemchen K, Boyer D, Conrad C, Eichler I, Elidemir O, Goldfarb S, Michaels MG, Mogayzel PJ, Mueller C, Parakininkas D, Oberkfell D, Solomon M, Boehler A. Variability in immunization guidelines in children before and after lung transplantation. Pediatr Transplant. 2007 Dec; 11(8):882-7. View abstract
  40. Lee EY, Vargas SO, Sawicki GS, Boyer D, Grant FD, Voss SD. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of bronchus in a pediatric patient: (18)F-FDG PET findings. Pediatr Radiol. 2007 Dec; 37(12):1278-82. View abstract
  41. Boyer D, Westra SJ, Kinane TB, Stone JR. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 3-2007. A 3-year-old boy with recurrent episodes of respiratory insufficiency. N Engl J Med. 2007 Jan 25; 356(4):398-407. View abstract
  42. Boyer D, Vargas SO, Slattery D, Rivera-Sanchez YM, Colin AA. Churg-Strauss syndrome in children: a clinical and pathologic review. Pediatrics. 2006 Sep; 118(3):e914-20. View abstract
  43. Boyer DM. Evaluation and management of a child with a pleural effusion. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2005 Jan; 21(1):63-8. View abstract
  44. Pier GB, Boyer D, Preston M, Coleman FT, Llosa N, Mueschenborn-Koglin S, Theilacker C, Goldenberg H, Uchin J, Priebe GP, Grout M, Posner M, Cavacini L. Human monoclonal antibodies to Pseudomonas aeruginosa alginate that protect against infection by both mucoid and nonmucoid strains. J Immunol. 2004 Nov 01; 173(9):5671-8. View abstract
  45. Danziger-Isakov LA, Faro A, Sweet S, Michaels MG, Aurora P, Mogayzel PJ, Mallory GB, Boyer DM, Rice TB, DelaMorena M, DeBaun MR. Variability in standard care for cytomegalovirus prevention and detection in pediatric lung transplantation: survey of eight pediatric lung transplant programs. Pediatr Transplant. 2003 Dec; 7(6):469-73. View abstract