Mark E. Dovey, MD

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Throughout his career, Dr. Mark Dovey has demonstrated excellence in clinical care and leadership at nationally distinguished tertiary medical centers. At each of these institutions, his skill at designing and leading multi-disciplinary programs has transformed the care of children with complex conditions and grown the capacity of the institution to care for patients with compassion and efficiency.

As a pediatric pulmonologist, he is renowned as a clinician by his peers, and his patients highly value his care. Since his arrival at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh's School of Medicine, Dovey has assumed the leadership roles of Clinical Director of Pulmonology, Associate Director of the Cystic Fibrosis Center, and Co-Director of the Pulmonary Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship. He has continued his involvement in clinical research as site investigator on multi-center clinical trials for novel CF therapeutic agents for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutic Development Network.

Dovey was named a Top Doctor in Pediatric Pulmonology by Philadelphia Magazine from 2008 to 2014, by Boston Magazine from 2015 to 2016, and by Pittsburgh Magazine from 2018 to 2020. He has been ranked by US News & World Report in the top 1% in the nation for pediatric pulmonology continuously from 2013 to 2020.

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

  • American Thoracic Society, 1996-Present
  • Pediatric Pulmonary Training Directors Association, 2011-2014
  • Washington Thoracic Society, 1999

Education & Training

  • BS, Psychology, summa cum laude, Duke University, 1985
  • MD, Duke University, 1989
  • Internship in Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1989-1990
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1990-1992
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology, Boston Children's Hospital, 1994-1997

Selected Publications

Gibson RL, Emerson J, McNamara S, Burns JL, Rosenfeld M, Yunker A, Hamblett N, Accurso F, Dovey M, Hiatt P, Konstan M, Moss R, Retsch-Bogart G, Wagener J, Waltz D, Wilmott R, Zeitlin P, Ramsey B, and the Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutics Development Network Study Group. Significant microbiologic effect of inhaled tobramycin in young children with cystic fibrosis. Am J of Resp and Crit Care Med 2003; 167(6): 841-849.

Coumeau AM, Parad RB, Dorkin HL, Dovey M, Gerstle R, Haver K, Lapey A, O’Sullivan BP, Waltz DA, Zwerdling R, Eaton RB. Population-based newborn screening for genetic disorders when multiple mutation DNA testing is incorporated: a cystic fibrosis newborn screening model demonstrating increased sensitivity but more carrier detections. Pediatrics 2003; 113(6):1573-1581.

Comeau AM, Parad R, Gerstle R, O’Sullivan BP, Dorkin HL, Dovey M, Haver K, Martin T, Eaton RB. Communications systems and their models: Massachusetts parent compliance with recommended specialty care after positive cystic fibrosis newborn screening result. J Pediatr. 2005 Sep;147(3 Suppl):S98-100.

Comeau AM, Parad R, Gerstle R, O’Sullivan BP, Dorkin HL, Dovey M, Haver K, Martin T, Eaton RB. Challenges in implementing a successful newborn cystic fibrosis screening program. J Pediatr. 2005 Sep;147(3 Suppl):S89-93.

Parad RB, Comeau AM, Dorkin HL, Dovey M, Gerstle R, Martin T, O’Sullivan BP. Sweat testing infants detected by cystic fibrosis newborn screening. J Pediatr. 2005 Sep;147(3 Suppl):S69-72.

Kalish LA, Waltz DA, Dovey M, Potter-Bynoe G, McAdam AJ, Lipuma JJ, Gerard C, Goldmann D. Impact of Burkholderia Dolosa on Lung Function and Survival in Cystic Fibrosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006; 173: 421-425.

Dovey M, Aitken M, Emerson J, McNamara S, Waltz DA, Gibson RL. Oral corticosteroid therapy in cystic fibrosis patients hospitalized for a pulmonary exacerbation: a pilot study. Chest 2007; 132: 1212-1218.

Aitken ML, Bellon G, De Boeck K, Flume PA, Fox HG, Geller DE, Haarman EG, Hebestreit HU, Lapey A, Schou IM, Zuckerman JB, Charlton B; Alais ME, Bonina AJ, Ditondo JC, Lentini E, Marques I, Pinero R, Segal E, Teper A, Lyttle B, Michael R, Rabin H, Casimir G, DeBoeck C, Deseger K, Malfroot A, Bellon G, Bremont F, David V, Dubus JC, Durieu I, Foucaud P, Kessler R, Leroy S, Marguet C, Munck A, Turck D, Weiss L, Fischer R, Hebestreit H, Nahrlich L, Reithmuller J, Haarman E, Merkus P, Aitken M, Barnett B, Borowitz D, Daines C, Dovey M, Flume P, Fornos P, Froh D, Geller D, Jain M, Jones K, Konig P, Lapey A, Lapin C, McWilliams B, Meyer K, Murphy P, Oermann C, Royall J, Rulon E, Salathe M, Schaeffer D, Schoumacher R, Wallace J, Willey-Courand DB, Williams R, Zeitlin P, Zuckerman J. Long-term inhaled dry powder mannitol in cystic fibrosis: an international randomized study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012 Mar15; 185(6):645-652.

Sheares BJ, Mellins RB, Dimango E, Serebrisky D, Zhang Y, Bye MR, Dovey ME, Nachman S, Hutchinson V, Evans D. Do patients of subspecialist physicians benefit from written asthma action plans? Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 June 15;191(2): 1374-83.

Wainwright CE, Elborn JS, Ramsey BW, Marigowda G, Huang X, Cipolli M, Colombo C, Davies JC, De Boeck K, Flume PA, Konstan MW, McColley SA, McCoy K, McKone EF, Munck A, Ratjen F, Rowe SM, Waltz D, Boyle MP; Gibson R, Rowe S, Boyle M, Clancy J, Donaldson S, Moss R, Walker S, Powers M, Escobar H, Berdella M, Froh D, Vender R, Fracchia M, McColley S, Moffett K, Nasr S, Taylor-Cousar J, Rogers J, Shay G, Brown P, Dorkin H, Zanni R, Fink R, Omlor G, Meyer K, Naureckas E, Worth H, Roberts D, Whittaker-LeClair L, Dozor A, Rao A, Rolfe M, Amaro-Galvez R, Berlinski A, Calimano F, Chin T, Conrad D, Daines C, Epstein C, Green D, Ischander M, Keens T, Lascano J, Martinez J, McWilliams B, Sauder A, Stone A, Sudhakar R, Weatherly M, Ludwig B, Ratjen F, Tullis E, Chilvers M, Michael R, Aaron S, Hebestreit H, Zimmermann T, Drevinek P, Staab D, Bittenglova R, Homola L, Riethmueller J, van Koningsbrugge S, Wirtz H, Doney D, Carroll M, Nash E, Withers N, Smyth A, Rault G, Hubert D, Sermet-Gaudelus I, Bakker M, Reix P, Durieu I, Weiss L, Heijerman H, Merkus P, Weersink E, McNally P, McKone E, Greally P, Selvadurai H, Greville H, Middleton P, Wark P, Braggion C, Cipolli M, Colombo C, Gagliardini R, Lucidi V, Minicucci L, Quattrucci S, Hjelte L, Hollsing A, Gilljam M, Ahrens R, McCoy K, Aitken M, Konstan M, Pilewski J, Billings J, Rubenstein R, Faro A, Anbar R, Frederick C, Liou T, Colombo J, Montgomery G, Anstead M, Millard S, Miller A, Barto T, Biller J, Vauthy P, Zuckerman J, Rosen J, Schultz K, DiMango E, Fiel S, Flume P, Ren C, Royall J, Salathe M, Schmidt H, Lapin C, Stokes D, Dovey M, O'Sullivan B, Accurso F, Cannon C, McCarthy M, Kissner D, McNamara J, Heidarian-Raissy H, Egan M, Hardy K, Hoag J, Majure JM, Mermis J, Morrissey B, Reyes De La Rocha S, Scanlin T, Schaeffer D, Sepulveda P, Wallace J, Wooldridge J, Wilcox P, Lands L, Rabin H, Brown N, Tuemmler B, Griese M, Mainz J, Ballmann M, Gleiber W, Pressler T, Huber R, Naehrlich L, Fischer R, Davies J, Doe S, Hilliard T, Pecham D, Walshaw M, Lee T, Munck A, De Boeck K, Chiron R, Bobolie H, De Baets F, Knoop C, Bremont F, Fayon M, Reynaud-Gaubert M, Wizla N, Gartner S, Jover AS, Roldan Jde G, Serisier D, Wainwright C, Bell S, Thompson P, Clements B, Ellemunter H, Feizelmeier H.Lumacaftor-Ivacaftor in patients with cystic fibrosis homozygous for Phe508del CFTR. N Engl J Med. 2015 Jul 16; 373(3):220-31.

Rice J, Matlack KM, Simmons M, Steinfeld J, Laws MA, Dovey ME, Cohen RT. LEAP: A randomized-controlled trial of a lay-educator inpatient asthma education program. Patient Educ Couns. 2015 June 29; 98(12):1585-1591.

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