Dr. Debra Weese-Mayer MD Neonatologist

Dr. Debra Weese-Mayer is a neonatologist in Chicago, Illinois. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Weese-Mayer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 39 doctors at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and one of 50 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital who specialize in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neonatologist: General Neonatology

Clinical Interests: Autonomic Medicine, Control of Breathing

Hospital Affiliation

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Ranked #15 in Pediatrics: Neonatology

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Education & Medical Training

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, Pediatrics, 1978 - 1981

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 32 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 27 years in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Commentary: Rapid-onset Obesity with Hypothalamic Dysfunction, Hypoventilation, and Autonomic Dysregulation (ROHHAD): Remember Your ABCs (Airway, Breathing, Circulation).
Weese-Mayer, D. E.,Rand, C. M.,Ize-Ludlow, D.

Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome and sudden infant death syndrome: disorders of autonomic regulation.
Rand, C. M.,Patwari, P. P.,Carroll, M. S.,Weese-Mayer, D. E.

Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome and the PHOX2B gene: a model of respiratory and autonomic dysregulation.
Patwari, P. P., Carroll, M. S., Rand, C. M., Kumar, R., Harper, R., Weese-Mayer, D. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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