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Scott H. Maurer, MD

Scott Mauerer, MD
Job Title Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Job Title Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 9
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5055 Phone
412-692-7693 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

2004 Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Ore.


2007 Pediatrics, University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, Wash.


2010 Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tenn.


  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • PALS


  • 2002-04 OHSU Academic Merit Scholarship
  • Clinical honors earned in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine,
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology, Family Medicine, and Rural Medicine
  • 1998-99 Faculty Research Fund Board Grants
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  • Wittenberg Presidential Scholar
  • Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society Senior Achievement Award
  • John F. Mitchell Award
  • Department of Biology Honors
  • University Honors


  • Inaba H, Londero M, Maurer SH, Onciu M, Ge Y, Taub JW, Rubnitz JE, Raimondi SC. Acute megakaryoblastic leukemia without GATA1 mutation after transient myeloproliferative disorder in an infant without Down syndrome. J Clin Oncol. 2011 Mar 20;29(9):e230-3.
  • Maurer SH, Hinds PS, Spunt SL, Furman WL, Kane JR, Baker JN. Decision making by parents of children with incurable cancer who opt for enrollment on a phase I trial compared with choosing a do not resuscitate/terminal care option. J Clin Oncol. 2010 Jul 10;28(20):3292-8.
  • Maurer SH, Wilimas JA, Wang WC, Reiss UM. Heparin induced thrombocytopenia and re-thrombosis associated with warfarin and fondaparinux in a child. J Trauma Stress. 2004 Feb;17(1):37-40.

Research Interests

  • Development of a pediatric resident palliative care curriculum
  • Feasibility and effectiveness of a comprehensive bereavement program for families whose children have died from cancer

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Improving quality of end-of-life care in children dying from malignancy
  • Measuring practice patterns of withdrawal of non-beneficial therapies in the pediatric ICU
Last Update
November 23, 2014
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Last Update
November 23, 2014