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Elizabeth W. Mayer, MD

Board Certifications: 
Rheumatology, Internal Medicine
Expertise in: 
Vasculitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout
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New and Existing Patients: 
(212) 305-4308


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Credentials & Experience

America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • Vasculitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Rheumatology


Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

About Elizabeth Mayer

Elizabeth W. Mayer, MD - ColumbiaDoctors Rheumatologist

Elizabeth Mayer received her undergraduate degree from Yale University in comparative literature and her MD degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed her residency in internal medicine and fellowship in rheumatology at CUMC and then joined the faculty.

She is a member of both the Division of Rheumatology and the Division of General Medicine. She sees patients in AIM and in the rheumatology clinic, as well as patients with rheumatologic disease in the Herbert Irving Pavilion. Dr. Mayer evaluates adult patients in all areas of general rheumatology. Her clinical practice is committed to a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatoid conditions in order to provide optimal patient care.

She enjoys all her teaching responsibilities, and one of her favorite activities is supervising the house staff in General Medicine Clinic. In 2010, she received an award from the Ewig Clinical Education Fund.

Academic Titles

  • Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Head of Student and Resident Education, Rheumatology Division
  • Department of Medicine Representative, Faculty Council of the Department of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia


  • French
  • Spanish


  • Female

Contact & Locations

161 Fort Washington Avenue
Room 206
New York, New York 10032
(212) 305-4308
(212) 342-6835


Selected Publications

  • Thomas, C. E., S. A. Mayer, Y. Gungor, R. Swarup, E. A. Webster, I. Chang, T. H. Brannagan, M. E. Fink, and L. P. Rowland. (1997) Myasthenic crisis: clinical features, mortality, complications, and risk factors for prolonged intubation Neurology 48:1253-1260 
  • Webster, E. A., A. Y. Khakoo, W. J. Mackus, M. Karpusas, D. W. Thomas, A. Davidson, C. L. Christian, and S. Lederman. (1999) An aggressive form of polyarticular arthritis in a man with CD154 mutation (X-linked hyper-IgM syndrome) Arthritis Rheum 42:1291-1296