Prof. Dr Melvin Mayer Fellow
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Status: Fellow
 
ISHRS Join Year
1993
 
ISHRS Annual Meetings Attended
20
 
Alternate Address(es) & Contact Information
www.Bosley.com; www.BosleyMedicalSanDiego.com
Email: MMayer@bosley.com
Prof. Dr Melvin Mayer Fellow
12264 El Camino Real Suite 404 San Diego, CA United States
Informational Paragraph:

Dr. Mayer received his BA and Medical Degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California. He completed one year surgery residency at Loma Linda and was a member of the LLU School of Medicine Heart Team to Athens Greece.

Dr. Mayer completed his residency in Family Practice at Florida Hospital Medical Center and was the Chief of Staff at Florida Hospital in Altamonte Springs. He served several years as Chairman of the Board of South Seminole Community Hospital. He completed his Hair Restoration Fellowship with Dr. Leavitt at Medical Hair Restoration.

Dr. Mayer has authored multiple articles in medical journals and magazines. He has presented scientific findings before the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery and the American Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. He has also appeared on national television as an expert in the treatment of hair loss. He has authored chapters in "HAIR TRANSPLANT SURGERY" (4th Ed. and 5th Ed; Unger/Shapiro).

Dr. Melvin Mayer is a Diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery. He is an Oral Examiner and is on the Examination Committee of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery. He has been President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery and is one of the founding members of the American Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. He is certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners.

In 2004, he won of the Platinum Follicle Award from the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS). The Platinum Follicle Award was presented to Dr Mayer by the ISHRS recognizing outstanding research.

Dr. Mayer has written a handful of medical book publications. He has also written dozens of medical and secular journal articles and given even more presentations and lectures.  Dr. Mayer has made many television appearances over the last 15 years. He currently practices at the Bosley Medical surgical office in San Diego.

Education, ISHRS Fellowship Training Programs, & Board Certifications: 

Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, Ca. Doctor of Medicine 1973.

Loma Linda University, Riverside, Ca. B.A., Chemistry, 1970.

Honors: Magna cum laude

Activities: Class President 1967-68, 1968-69

Thunderbird Academy, Scottsdale Ariz., 1966.

Honors: Summa cum laude


Board Certification

Diplomat American Board of Family Practice 1976-2007

Diplomat American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery 1998

Recertified 2008

 

Memberships & Affiliations

Exam Committee American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery

Oral Examiner American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery

Treasurer American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery - 2004

Secretary American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery – 2005

Vice President American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery – 2006

President American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery – 2007

Scientific Committee 7th-17th Annual Live Surgery Workshop Orlando

Founding Member American Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Member Awards Committee International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery ISHRS

Program Chair 19th Annual Scientific Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 2011

Recipient of Two Research Grants ISHRS 1998 and 2000

Platinum Follicle Award Winner ISHRS 2004

World Hair Society previous Board Member

National Board of Medical Examiners

Publications & Presentations: 

 

MEDICAL BOOK PUBLICATIONS

Mayer ML. The Anterior Temporal Area, Unger WP, Shapiro R, Unger R, Unger M, eds. Hair Transplantation, 5th ed. London: Informa Healthcare, 2011: 382-386.

Mayer ML. Evaluation of Scalp Elasticity, Unger WP, Shapiro R, Unger R, Unger M, eds. Hair Transplantation, 5th ed. London: Informa Healthcare, 2011: 267-270.

Mayer ML. Hair Transplantation in Black Patients, Unger WP, Shapiro R, Unger R, Unger M, eds. Hair Transplantation, 5th ed. London: Informa Healthcare, 2011: 431-435.

Mayer ML. Hair Transplantation in Patients of African Descent, Unger WP, Shapiro R, eds. Hair Transplantation, 4th ed. New York: Marcel Dekker, 2004: 595-602.

Mayer ML. Temporal Points classification and Surgical Techniques, Unger WP, Shapiro R, eds. Hair Transplantation, 4th ed. New York: Marcel Dekker, 2004: 584-591.

Mayer ML. Mayer’s Study Comparing FU Growth with Different Planting Densities, Unger WP, Shapiro R, eds. Hair Transplantation, 4th ed. New York: Marcel Dekker, 2004: 267.


MEDICAL JOURNAL ARTICLES

“Intraoperative Measurement of Donor Closure Tension: Maximizing Donor Width and Minimizing Scarring,” Mayer ML, Yee T, Hair Transplant International Forum, Vol. 19, No. 6, Nov./Dec. 2009, pg 20.

“Scalp Elasticity Scale,” Mayer ML, Pauls T, Hair Transplant International Forum, Vol. 15, No. 4, July/Aug 2005, pg. 42-45.

“Temporal Points Classification and Surgical Techniques,” Mayer ML, ESHRS Journal, Vol. 3, No. 2, Winter 2003.

“Follicular Regeneration Study of Bisected and Transected follicular Units Observed Individually Over at Least One Hair Cycle,” Mayer ML, Hair Transplant Forum International, Vol. 12, No. 3, May/June 2002.

“Temporal Points: Classification and Surgical Techniques for Aesthetic Results,” Mayer ML, Perez-Mesa D, Hair Transplant Forum International, Vol. 12, No. 4, July/Aug 2002.

“Managing the Donor Area to Minimize Scarring,” Mayer ML, Perez-Mesa D,International Journal of Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology, Vol. 3, No. 2, Pgs. 121-126.

“Finasteride Fact or Fiction,” Mayer ML, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons The Forum, Vol. 8, Jan/Feb 1998.

“Finasteride and New Hair Growth,” Mayer ML, International Journal of Aesthetic and Restorative Surgery, vol. 3, No. 2, Dec. 1995, Pgs 146-147.

 

SECULAR JOURNAL ARTICLES

“Finasteride,” Mayer ML, Tiempo Spanish National Magazine, Nov., 1997.

“Search for and Seizures of Hair Restoration Surgery,” Mayer ML, Las Vegas Magazine, Spring Issue, 1996.

“Rogaine,” Featured in San Diego Union Tribune, April, 1996.

“Nipping and tucking,” Forbes, Dec. 4, 1995, Pgs. 290-293.

“Hair Loss in Women,” Mayer ML, Las Vegas Asian Times, 1996.

“Hair Stuff,” Mayer ML, Las Vegas Asian American times, 1996.

“The Frechet Extender,” Mayer ML, Las Vegas Asian American Times, 1995.

“Surgeons Lose Hair Too,” Mayer ML, Las Vegas Asian American Times, 1995.
 

Presentations and Papers

Measurement of Intraoperative Donor Closure Tension, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons, 17th Annual Live Surgery Workshop,

 Orlando, March 16-19, 2011.

Donor Estimation and Scalp Elasticity, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 16th Annual Live Surgery Workshop, Orlando, April 7-10, 2010.            

Donor Harvesting and Closure, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 16th Annual Live Surgery Workshop, Orlando, April 7-10, 2010.

Male Hair Loss Consultation Panel, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 16th Annual Live Surgery Workshop, Orlando, April 7-10, 2010.

Donor Closure and Trichophytic Closure, Moderator, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 16th Annual Live Surgery Workshop, Orlando, April 7-10, 2010.

Scalp Elasticity and Wound Closure Tension, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 16th Annual Live Surgery Workshop, Orlando, April 7-10, 2010.

Special Cases, Moderator, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 16th Annual Live Surgery Workshop, Orlando, April 7-10, 2010.

Temporal Points, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 16th Annual Live Surgery Workshop, Orlando, April 7-10, 2010

Minimizing Scaring by Measuring Intraoperative Closure Tension, Advanced Review Course, International Society of Hair Surgery, 17th Annual Scientific Meeting, Amsterdam, July 22-26, 2009.

Hair Density, Dense Packing and Graft Survival Panel, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 15th Annual Live Surgery Workshop, Orlando, April 15-19, 2009.

Temporal Points, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 15th Annual Live Surgery Workshop, Orlando, April 15-19, 2009.

Donor Strip Harvesting, Moderator, International Society of Hair     Restoration Surgeons, 16th Annual Scientific Meeting, Montreal, Sept. 6, 2008.

Mayer Donor Elasticity Scale,  International Society of Hair     Restoration Surgeons, 16th Annual Scientific Meeting, Montreal, Sept. 6, 2008.

Hair Transplant Donor Site Wound Closure Tension and the Effects of Age, Scalp Elasticity, and Donor Width, Mayer and Yee, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons, 16th Annual Scientific Meeting, Montreal, Sept. 6, 2008.

Donor Strip Harvesting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons, 14th Annual Orlando Live Surgery Workshop, April 3-5, 2008.

Temporal Points, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons, 14th Annual Orlando Live Surgery Workshop, April 3-5, 2008.

Special Cases Moderator, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons, 14th Annual Orlando Live Surgery Workshop, April 3-5, 2008.

Host, Operating surgeon Live Surgery via Satellite, Eyebrow Transplantation, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons 15th Annual Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas, Sept. 26-30, 2007.

Basics Course – Co-Chair workshop And Faculty, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons 15th Annual Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas, Sept. 26-30, 2007.

Faculty Testmanship for American board of Hair Restoration Surgery Oral Exam, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons 15th Annual Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas, Sept. 26-30, 2007.

Scalp Elasticity, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons, 13th Annual Orlando Live Surgery Workshop, March 7-10, 2007.

Beard Transplantation, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons, 13th Annual Orlando Live Surgery Workshop, March 7-10, 2007.

Dense Packing with Sagital vs. coronal Recipient Sites, International Society of Hair Surgeons 14th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, Oct. 18-22, 2006.

Host Live Surgery vie Satellite, Scar Repair in Eyebrow and Temporal Points, International Society of Hair Surgeons 14th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, Oct. 18-22, 2006.

Testmanship for Preparation for American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery, International Society of Hair Surgeons, 14th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, Oct. 18-22, 2006.

Faculty Advanced Seminar in Hair Restoration, Special Cases, International Society of Hair Surgeons, 14th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, Oct. 18-22, 2006.

Award Winning Poster, Scalp Elasticity Data in 335 Patients, International Society of Hair Surgeons, 14th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, Oct. 18-22, 2006.

Donor Closure Different Techniques, 12th Annual International Society of Hair Surgeons Live surgery Workshop Orlando, March 15-18, 2006.

Special Cases: Hair Transplantation in Other Areas than Scalp, 12th Annual International Society of Hair Surgeons Live surgery Workshop Orlando, March 15-18, 2006.

Temporal Points- Surgical Coordinator, 12th Annual International Society of Hair Surgeons Live surgery Workshop Orlando, March 15-18, 2006.

Beard Case – Surgical Coordinator, 12th Annual International Society of Hair Surgeons Live surgery Workshop Orlando, March 15-18, 2006.

Conflict Resolution Panel, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons 13th Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney, August 24-28, 2005.

Graft Density Production Curve with Dense Packing, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons 13th Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney, August 24-28, 2005.

Borrowing from the Best of the Best for Hairline Design, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons 13th Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney, August 24-28, 2005.

Temple Design, Advanced Review Course in Hair Restoration Surgery, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons 13th Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney, August 24-28, 2005.

Donor Area, Workshop Course, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons 13th Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney, August 24-28, 2005.

Mayer-Pauls Scalp Elasticity Scale Used to Maximize donor tissue with Minimal Scarring, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 12th Annual Scientific Meeting, Vancouver, August 11-15, 2004.

Patient Consultation and Selection, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 12th Annual Scientific Meeting, Vancouver, August 11-15, 2004.

Graft Density Yield Curve Part I and II, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 12th Annual Scientific Meeting, Vancouver, August 11-15, 2004.

Transplanting Temporal Points, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 12th Annual Scientific Meeting, Vancouver, August 11-15, 2004.

Scalp Elasticity and Donor Harvesting, 10th Annual International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Live Surgery Workshop Orlando March 10-13, 2004.

Hairline Design, 10th Annual International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Live Surgery Workshop Orlando March 10-13, 2004.

Temporal Points, 10th Annual International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Live Surgery Workshop Orlando March 10-13, 2004.

KMP Digital Video Scope, 10th Annual International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Live Surgery Workshop Orlando March 10-13, 2004.

Graft Density Yield and Dense Packing, 10th Annual International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Live Surgery Workshop Orlando March 10-13, 2004.

Donor and Graft Preparation, Beginner’s Workshop, 11th Annual Meeting ISHRS, Oct. 15-19, 2003, New York.

Temporal Points – Hair Line Design, Advanced Review Course in Hair Restoration, 11th Annual Meeting ISHRS, Oct. 15-19, 2003, NY.

Graft Density Yield Curve, 11th Annual Meeting ISHRS, Oct. 15-19, 2003, New York.

Mayer-Pauls Scalp Elasticity Scale, Drs., Mayer and Pauls, 11th Annual Meeting ISHRS, Oct. 15-19, 2003 New York.

Temporal Points Classification and Surgical Techniques, 11th Annual Meeting ISHRS, Oct. 15-19, 2003, New York.

Mayer-Pauls Scalp Elasticity Scale, 6th Annual Congress and Live Workshop, European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, May 29-June 1, 2003, Berlin.

Congress and Live Workshop, ESHRS, May 29-June 1, 2003, Berlin.

Orlando Scientific Studies 2003, Moderator, 6th Annual Congress and Live Workshop, ESHRS, May 29-June 1, 2003, Berlin.

Temporal Points Classification – Surgical Techniques and Complications, 9th Annual ISHRS Live Surgery Workshop, March 5-8, 2003, Orlando.

Hair Transplantation in Patients of African Descent, 9th Annual ISHRS Live Surgery Workshop, March 5-8, 2003, Orlando.

Donor Area, 9th Annual ISHRS Live Surgery Workshop, March 5-8, 2003, Orlando.

Moderator Surgical Pearls, 9th Annual ISHRS Live Surgery Workshop, March 5-8, 2003, Orlando.

Extended Evaluation of Follicular Regeneration of Transected Follicles Near the Bulge Versus at the Bulb, 8th annual Live Surgery Workshop, March 2002, Orlando.

Temporal Points – Artistry and Techniques – Proposed Classification, 8th Annual Live Surgery Workshop, March 5-8, 2002, Orlando.

Graft Density Yield Curve, 8th Annual ISHRS Live Surgery Workshop, March 5-8, 2002, Orlando.

Hair Line Design Panel, 8th Annual ISHRS Live Surgery Workshop, March 5-8, 2002, Orlando.

Follicular Regeneration, 8th Annual ISHRS Live Surgery Workshop, March 5-8, 2002, Orlando.

Donor Preservation – Surgical Techniques, Beginner’s Workshop, 10th Annual Scientific Meeting ISHRS, October 9-13, 2002, Chicago.

Temporal Points – Artistry   and Techniques, 10th Annual Scientific Meeting ISHRS, October 9-13, 2002, Chicago.



 

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