Meet Dr. Mayer
Board-certified in medical oncology and internal medicine, Dr. Stephen Mayer became a physician as a second career following 15 years as a molecular biologist. He strives to ease his patient’s anxiety and helps his patients make informed decisions about their treatment options. He became an oncologist because he appreciates the depth of the relationships he forms with patients who have serious illnesses. His areas of focus include gastrointestinal, prostate, bladder, kidney, gynecologic, melanoma, neuroendocrine, breast, lung, hematologic malignancies, and benign hematology.
Education and Training
Dr. Mayer graduated from Boston University School of Medicine. He advanced his training by completing a Clinical Fellowship in Medical Oncology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center through Harvard Medical School. Dr. Mayer served as a Staff Physician in Massachusetts and Lone Tree, Colorado before relocating to the Roaring Fork Valley.
Dr. Mayer has published many medical journals and studies, including:
- The S.O.S. Response in Human Skin. Mayer, S.A., M.S. Eller, and B.A. Gilchrest. 2001. Curr. Probl. Dermatol. 13:153-158
- Sequential paraneoplastic endocrine syndromes in small cell lung cancer. Mayer, S.A., A.M. Cypess, O.N. Kocher, S.M. Berman, M.S. Huberman, P.I. Hartzband and B. Halmos. 2005. J. Clin. Oncology. 23:1312-1313.
- Peer-Based Strategies in Preventing Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting. M.G. Kris, S.A. Mayer. 2012. Medscape Education Oncology