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Mark Weir, MBChB, MRCP

Assistant Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Mark Weir
For Patients
About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Thoracic malignancies
  • Interventional pulmonology
  • Advanced bronchoscopy techniques
  • Pleural effusion
  • Empyema
  • Tracheobronchomalacia/ excessive dynamic airway collapse

Research Interests

  • Minimally invasive techniques for lung cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • Treatment of central airway obstruction
  • Malignancy pleural effusion
  • Procedural education
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Interventional Pulmonology, Northwestern University Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Medicine, National Health Service, UK
  • MBCGB, University of Glasgow Medical School, United Kingdom


  • American Thoracic Society
  • European Respiratory Society
  • British Thoracic Society
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow

Honors & Awards

  • Sol Sherry Award for Excellence in Research, 2015

Additional Publications

M. Weir, N. Marchetti, A. Czysz, N. HIii, F. Sclurba, P. Strollo, GJ.Criner. High Intensity Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation (HINPPV) for Stable Hypercapnlc Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Patients.

S. Duffy, M. Weir, G. Criner. The Complex Challenge of COPD Lancet Resplr Med. 2015 Dec;3{12):917-9. dol: 10.1016/S2213-2600(15)00480-4.

Weir M, Anderson WJ, Murtagh E, Donnelly R, Leggett J, Wieboldt J.  Letter. Diagnosing lung cancer earlier In the UK. Thorax. 2010 Nov 15. Epub.

Weir M, Daly JG. Case report: lung toxicity and Nitrofurantoln: the tip of the Iceberg? QJM 2012; dol: 10.1093/qjmed/hcs129.