- Associate Professor
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US
- Vice Chair of Education
Baylor College of Medicine
- Residency Program Director
Baylor College of Medicine
- Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center (Clinic)
7200 Cambridge St., Suite 10B
Houston, TX 77030
- BA from Cornell University
- 05/2001 - Ithaca, New York, United States
- MD from Baylor College of Medicine
- 05/2005 - Houston, Texas, United States
- Internship at University of Pennsylvania
- 06/2006 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
- Residency at University of Pennsylvania
- 06/2010 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
- Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine
- 06/2011 - Houston, Texas, United States
- Minimally Invasive Surgery/Endourology
- Board Certified
- American Board of Urology
Honors & Awards
- Top Doctor
- Houstonia Magazine (08/2019)
- Fulbright and Jaworski LLP Faculty Excellence Award for Educational Leadership
- Dr. Mayer has been recognized for his outstanding efforts to advance Baylor’s mission, vision, and values and has been awarded the prestigious Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence award for Educational Leadership.
- Baylor College of Medicine (05/2019)
- Fulbright and Jaworski LLP Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching and Evaluation
- Dr. Mayer has been recognized for his outstanding teaching efforts and has been awarded the prestigious Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence award for Teaching and Evaluation.
- Baylor College of Medicine (04/2018)
- Selected as a “Top Urologist in Houston, TX”
- The Leading Physicians of the World (01/2013)
- Outstanding Educational Efforts in Urology Award
- Howard Pollack Award for the Highest In-Service Score
- First Prize: AUA Mid-Atlantic Howard Pollack Pyelogram Hour
- American Urological Association (01/2008)
- Graduated with the “Highest Honor”
- Baylor College of Medicine (06/2005)
- Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
- “High Honors” in Basic Sciences
- Baylor College of Medicine (01/2003)
- Academic Scholarship
- Baylor College of Medicine (01/2002)
- Graduated with “Distinction in All Subjects”
- Cornell University (05/2001)
- Phi Beta Kappa Society
- Kaplan MCAT Teacher of the Semester
- National Premedical Honor Society
- Order of the Lamp Honor Society
- National Society of Collegiate Scholars
- Golden Key Honor Society
- Dean’s List
- Cornell University (01/1998 - 01/2001)
- Endourology; Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Renal Mass
- Ureteral Obstruction
- Kidney Cancer
- Robotic Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Laparoscopic Surgery
- Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction
- Percutaneous Nephrostolithotomy
- Kidney Stones
- Renal Tumors
- Renal Cell Carcinoma
- Living Kidney Donor
- Donor Nephrectomy
- Single Site Laparoscopic Surgery
- Polycystic Kidney Disease
- Renal Cysts
- Kidney Surgery
- Ureteral Reconstruction
- Adrenal Gland Masses
Professional StatementDr. Wesley Mayer specializes in advanced minimally invasive surgical treatments for urologic diseases including robotic, laparoscopic (including single-site), endourologic, laser, and percutaneous surgery. He has a special interest in kidney cancer, kidney stones, upper urinary tract reconstruction, adrenal masses, and transplant urology. His other areas of expertise include the evaluation and treatment of elevated PSA, prostatic enlargement, and blood in the urine.
Dr. Mayer graduated from Baylor College of Medicine with highest honors. He completed his internship in general surgery and his urology residency at the University of Pennsylvania. He was fellowship-trained in minimally invasive urology in Baylor College of Medicine’s Scott Department of Urology.
Dr. Mayer has published research on robotic partial nephrectomy, single-site donor nephrectomy, and treatment of kidney stones. In addition to being an invited examiner for the American Urological Association's (AUA) Oral Board Review Course and a former instructor for the AUA’s Mentored Laparoscopy Course, he is currently Urology Residency Program Director. Dr. Mayer has been recognized for his outstanding teaching efforts and has been awarded the prestigious Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence award for Teaching and Evaluation. He has been invited to serve on the Urology Milestones Working Group for the ACGME. Dr. Mayer has also been selected as a “Top Urologist in Houston, TX” in The Leading Physicians of the World.
- Mayer WA, Resnick MJ, Canter D, Ramchandani P, Kutikov A, Harryhill JF, Carpiniello VL, Guzzo TJ "Synchronous metastatic renal cell carcinoma to the genitourinary tract: Two rare case reports and a review of the literature." Can J Urol. 2009 June ; 3 (3): 205-210.
- Mucksavage P, Mayer WA, Mandel J, Van Arsdalen KV "High-frequency jet ventilation is beneficial during shock wave lithotripsy utilizing a newer unit with a narrower focal zone." Can Urol Assoc J. 2010 October ; 4 (5): 333-335.
- Mayer WA, Godoy G, Choi JM, Goh AC, Bian SX, Link RE "Higher RENAL nephrometry score is predictive of longer warm ischemia time and collecting system entry during laparoscopic and robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy." Urology. 2012 May ; 79 (5): 1052-1056.
- Stamatakis L, Cheng PJ, Ho PL, Thrall MJ, Mayer WA, Miles BJ, Link RE "A 60-year-old woman with an incidentally discovered right renal mass." Urology. 2012 December ; 80 (6): 1183-1186.
- Stamatakis L, Mercado MA, Choi JM, Sanchez EJ, Gaber AO, Knight RJ, Mayer WA, Link RE "Comparison of laparo-endoscopic single site (LESS) and conventional laparoscopic donor nephrectomy at a single institution." BJU Int. 2013 July ; 112 (2): 198-206.
- Zhang ZY, Tang Q, Li XS, Zhang Q, Mayer WA, Wu JY, Yang XD, Zhang XC, Wang XY, Zhou LQ "Clinical analysis of the PADUA and the RENAL scoring systems for renal neoplasms: A retrospective study of 245 patients undergoing laparoscopic partial nephrectomy.." Int J Urol. 2014 January ; 21 (1): 40-44.
- Mercado MA, Scovell JM, Hollander AB, Stamatakis L, Mathur S, Choi JM, Sanchez EJ, Mayer WA, Link RE "Sub-fascial continuous local anesthesia decreases postoperative narcotic requirements following laparoendoscopic single site donor nephrectomy but increases cost and does not decrease length of stay." J Anesth. 2015 :
- von Rundstedt FC, Scovell JM, Bian SX, Lee D, Mayer WA, Link RE "Percent of tracer clearance at 40 minutes in MAG3 renal scans is more sensitive than T½ for symptomatic ureteropelvic junction obstruction." Urology. 2016 May ; 103 : 245-250.
- Islam AK, Knight RJ, Mayer WA, Hollander AB, Patel S, Teeter LD, Graviss EA, Saharia A, Podder H, Asham EH, Gaber AO "Intermediate-term outcomes of dual adult versus single-kidney transplantation: Evolution of surgical technique." J Transplant. 2016 July 10; : Epub.
- Santiago JE, Hollander AB, Soni SD, Link RE, Mayer WA "To dust or not to dust: A systematic review of ureteroscopic laser lithotripsy techniques." Curr Urol Rep. 2017 April ; 18 (4): 32.
- American Urological Association
- Harris County Medical Society
- Texas Medical Association
- Houston Academy of Medicine
- Society of Academic Urologists
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