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Mark Wewers, MD

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(614) 293-4925


  • 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

I specialize in:

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


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!

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My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Critical Care Medicine)

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Pulmonary Disease)


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

Medical Degree

Univ. of Arkansas

My Department

Internal Medicine