John G. Mayer, M.D.

John G. Mayer, M.D.

Dr. Mayer has been in practice since 1987. Dr. Mayer is a specialist in the field of total joint replacement of the hip and knee. He has coauthored several articles and given numerous presentations in this field. After completing an orthopedic residency, Dr. Mayer attended additional training in the form of a one year fellowship. This additional intensive training focused specifically in complex issues related to total joint replacement, such as revisions and difficult primary cases.

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Dr. Mayer is a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), a society for specialists in joint replacement. Dr. Mayer performs minimal incision surgery whenever appropriate. He is also certified in computer assisted surgery.

Dr. Mayer received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois, and went on to complete his orthopedic surgery residency at Chicago's Michael Reese Medical Center. Dr. Mayer chose to do an additional one year of fellowship training in joint replacement at the Anderson Orthopedic Research Institute in Virginia, world renowned for its pioneering work in bone in growth technology. There, Dr. Mayer was involved in research and education of visiting surgeons, in addition to refinement of his surgical skills.

Dr. Mayer was raised in the Chicago area. His sports interests include soccer participation throughout his youth, high school, and college at the University of Illinois. He played professional soccer with the Minnesota Kicks of the NASL in 1977, before going on to medical school. He has enjoyed coaching children's soccer for many years. Dr. Mayer's other interests include gardening and landscape design and architecture. He is also is a member of the Christian Medical Dental Association (CMDA).

John Mayer, M.D. celebrates his tenth year as one of Castle Connolly's top doctors.

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