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John Mayer

John Edmund Mayer, Jr., M.D.

Department of Cardiac Surgery, The Childrens Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston Children's Hospital Bader 273
Boston, MA  02115
United States
1 617 355-8258
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Yale College (B.A. 1968) cum laude
Yale Medical School (M.D. 1972)
University of Minnesota Surgical Internship (1972-73)
University of Minnesota General Surgery Resident (1973-79)
University of Minnesota-Cardiothoracic Surgery (1979-81)
USAF-Keesler USAF Medical Center, Biloxi, MS (1981-84)
Children's Hospital, Boston, MA (1984-present), Senior Associate in Cardiac Surgery
Harvard Medical School (1984-present), Professor of Surgery 1996-present
Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Chair Council on Health Policy and Relationships (2002-2006, 2008-2009
Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Vice President 2005-2007, President 2007-2008,
American Board of Thoracic Surgery Director 2009-present
American Board of Thoracic Surgery Certification 1982, recertified 1994, 2001, 2010
Director American Board of Medical Specialties 2009-present

Other Interests

Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Atrial Septal Defect
Truncus Arteriosus
Tetralogy of Fallot
Atrioventricular Canal
Healthcare Policy
Tissue Engineered Cardiovascular Structures
Single Ventricle
Transposition of the Great Arteries
Ventricular Septal Defect

Practice Areas

  • Congenital
  • Cardiac
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Heart failure
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Trachea and bronchi
  • Congenital
  • Single ventricle and palliative procedures
  • Pulmonary and systemic venous anomalies
  • Transplant
  • Great vessels
  • Basic science