Wesley A. Mayer, MD, reviews the landmark trials that set the standard of care for cytoreductive nephrectomy (CN) and the impact of targeted therapy on this technique. He discusses recent clinical trials on CN and targeted therapy, as well as data regarding cytoreductive partial nephrectomy.Read More
Wesley A. Mayer, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Dr. 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. Dr. Mayer graduated from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, with highest honors. He completed his internship in general surgery and his urology residency at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. 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 the 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 the Baylor 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.
Articles by Wesley A. Mayer, MD
Recurrent Flank Pain: Strategies for the Successful Workup and Management of a Frustrating Clinical Conundrum
Posted by Wesley A. Mayer, MD | Jan 2019
Wesley A. Mayer, MD, presents a framework for diagnosis and treatment of chronic flank pain, identifying common and uncommon causes. He discusses papillary calcifications, Loin Pain Hematuria Syndrome, polycystic kidney disease, and treatment approaches such as renal denervation and renal autotransplant.Read More