Dr. Mayer received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY and his medical degree from the University of Oregon in Portland. He then went on to complete his internship in Internal Medicine at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, IL, prior to serving as an attending physician in Internal Medicine at Eureka General Hospital in Eureka, CA, as well as at Presbyterian Hospital, Karatina, Kenya (Africa). From 1982 to 1986, Dr. Mayer completed residencies in Surgery and Urology at the University of Illinois. He came to the University of Rochester in 1986 as a research fellow in nephrotoxicity and urology. Since that time, he has held the positions of Assistant Professor of Urology, Associate Professor of Urology and Professor of Urology in the URMC Department of Urology.
Dr. Mayer's national reputation rests on his use of advanced and innovative techniques to treat urination problems including incontinence, urinary frequency, interstitial cystistis and enlarged prostate. In addition to being the recipient of grant awards, Dr. Mayer has participated in numerous research initiatives related to the field of urology. He has also presented at both national and international levels on urology-related topics.