Dr. Raoul Mayer, M.D., joined the DeKalb Medical executive team as the Vice President of Medical Affairs, effective immediately. In his new role, Dr. Mayer will be involved in the Medical Staff Executive Committee, Professional Practice Evaluation Committee, Health and Conduct and Credentials.
In addition to the aforementioned responsibilities, Dr. Mayer will also have administrative responsibilities for the podiatry residency program. He takes over for Dr. Reg Gilbreath, M.D., who resigned in late June.
Dr. Mayer has been on staff at DeKalb Medical Center for over 17 years and is a graduate of Columbia College and Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. He completed his General Surgery training at Mount Sinai Hospital and Colon and Rectal fellowship at the University of Minnesota. In 1977, he joined Atlanta Colon and Rectal Surgery, one of the largest single sub-specialty colon and rectal groups in the Southeast.
Additionally, Dr. Mayer has served as Chief of Surgery, Chief of Staff and Chairman of the Physician Advisory Committee and has been involved with many hospital leadership committees.