Steven E. Mayer, MD

Steven E. Mayer, MD

4.8 
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Primary Specialty

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Secondary Specialty

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Athlete - Older Adult
  • Foot/Ankle
  • Hip Disorders
  • Joint Injections
  • Knee Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Running Injuries
  • Sports Medicine

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Indiana University School of Medicine - 2002
Internship:
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine - 2003
Residency:
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics - 2006

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Certified)
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Sports Medicine (Certified)

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital
Northwestern Medicine Surgery Center

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

755 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 28, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable, friendly, efficient, personable.

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March 26, 2022

5.0

Pleased w/the manner of procedures

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March 25, 2022

5.0

Explains everything very thoroughly and your answer any questions you have regardless of how busy he is

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March 23, 2022

5.0

He takes his time and discusses all of the different treatment options

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March 22, 2022

5.0

He took the time to listen to my story and gave me a couple of different treatment options. He recommended a top therapist. I feel like I wasn’t just another patient.

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March 22, 2022

5.0

He is excellent in what he does. Excellent job.

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March 22, 2022

5.0

Very good Dr.

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March 20, 2022

5.0

Very encouraging that he believes he can help me.

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Super Doctor

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March 17, 2022

5.0

Dr Mayer is very communicative, listens and is personable. Nurse Noel is responsive and follows through. Both have been great to work with!

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March 17, 2022

5.0

He treats his patients with respect, spends time with them and anwsers your questions.

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March 16, 2022

5.0

Dr. Mayer especially was all of the above. And most importantly, he listens and treated me, not the symptoms of my injury. He immediately put me at ease.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

He’s a caring physician with a low key demeanor and good a sense of humor and it’s clear that he knows how to diagnose and care for his patients.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

He listens and explains all options

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March 09, 2022

5.0

Dr’s knowledge, mannerism and time he spent with me. Plus he was on time and didn’t keep me waiting.

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March 09, 2022

5.0

Dr. Mayer relates well to his patients, listens carefully, and includes patients in all decision-making.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Discusses options with you, and patient has some input. Easy to talk to.

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February 25, 2022

5.0

he conducted himself in a professional manner and listened to what my concerns were.

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February 24, 2022

5.0

Dr. Mayer is very thorough in evaluating your health and explaining goals that we are both trying to achieve! A+

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February 24, 2022

5.0

Communication, empathy, professionalism

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February 21, 2022

5.0

efficient, on time, made me feel comfortable

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Engaging healthcare provider. Explains issues thoroughly.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Personable, listened to my issues and talked about several choices of treatment for me.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Dr. Mayer treated me and my condition with expertise. He communicated treatment options clearly and thoroughly.

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Paid atención to all the what I need and all the questions

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February 11, 2022

3.0

No idea. Note night time with him. We will see once I come back with MRI

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February 10, 2022

5.0

He seems to be knowledgeable and very cautious

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February 10, 2022

5.0

He was very nice and made an uncomfortable test better. Constantly asked how I was doing and explained what and why he was doing.

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February 10, 2022

5.0

Dr. Mayer listens to his patient, then lets the patient participate in the care process/decisions.

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February 09, 2022

5.0

This is doctor is an expert at nerve studies. He's very thorough and explained the EMG test very well. I'm so grateful for this doctor; as he was able to identify a problematic nerve that has been causing me pain since 2020. I feel so much better now that I have a more clear diagnosis which can help me with my treatment.

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Personable. Thorough. Explains everything and listens.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

He listened to everything I had to say and asked for my opinion unlike many of the previous doctors I have seen. He was very nice and tried to understand my daily life to fix the problem at hand.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

He is a good listener.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Interested in resolving my leg pain

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January 30, 2022

5.0

knowledgeable andexplains procedures and reasons for them. Shares xray results well

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January 29, 2022

5.0

Knows exactly we’re to go for patience pain and understand treatment needed to help with problems

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January 27, 2022

5.0

Very welcoming and he listened to my concerns.

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January 27, 2022

5.0

Dr Mayer is very nice and seems knowledgeable

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January 26, 2022

5.0

He diagnosed the problem and arranged for a perscription

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January 24, 2022

5.0

He was very optimistic that he could help with my pain

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January 24, 2022

5.0

His interest in helping me solve my pain

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January 23, 2022

5.0

Excellent people skills, very friendly.

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January 19, 2022

5.0

He's direct, brief, yet thorough.

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January 16, 2022

5.0

He put me at ease right away and told me that this could be taken care of. He reminded me so much of Dr Lee and that is why I liked him.

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January 14, 2022

5.0

Like I said, he is the best in his field.

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January 14, 2022

5.0

Dr. Mayer told me exactly what was going on with my hip and knee, and made me feel comfortable. I like that he is giving me choices, and is trying to get me through my issues by treating in a conservative manner.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable, professional and supportive

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January 09, 2022

5.0

Seriedad; exhaustivas evaluaciones de casos particulares; tratamientos menos invadidos como primera alternativa.

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January 06, 2022

5.0

He was knowledgeable and provided information as requested

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January 05, 2022

4.0

He listens and I never have to wait more than five minutes he just wants to do what’s best for his patients

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January 04, 2022

5.0

Dr. Mayer was kind and supportive. He also tried to answer all of my questions and provide guidance toward continuing care.

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January 04, 2022

5.0

He listens and asks questions. He’s knowledgeable and doesn’t rush you

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December 28, 2021

5.0

Goes above and beyond!

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December 26, 2021

5.0

great physiatrist and gave me a Cortizone injection in my hip which helped immensely with the discomfort and pain.

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December 24, 2021

5.0

He seemed like a sincere Doctor.

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December 21, 2021

5.0

He is a very good doctor

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December 20, 2021

3.0

IDr spent about ten minutes in the room as well. My back was not really looked at, that is my main concern. I will be doing PT and they will not even be addressing the upper back problem, just lower. My primary care physician actually examined it physically.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable

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December 17, 2021

5.0

Took the time to get explain the procedure and answer my questions and concerns

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December 16, 2021

5.0

Trys his best to find a way to manage the pain issue

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December 12, 2021

3.0

He seemed very set in his ways of treating someone.

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December 10, 2021

5.0

DR Mayor is a great pain specialist. I am blessed to have Him. He has helped me be able to do the things I need and want ..

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December 09, 2021

5.0

He is very nice and I trust his knowledge. I have been seeing him for over ten years.

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December 08, 2021

5.0

Capability, personality, clear communicator.

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December 08, 2021

5.0

Very caring

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November 28, 2021

5.0

He is knowledgeable and competent.

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November 27, 2021

5.0

Explained things well, listened, took time to answer questions. Understood my needs as a runner.

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November 24, 2021

5.0

Discussed all options with me

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November 23, 2021

5.0

Very personable and thorough in explaining possible solutions to my neck pain. I feel confident the correct procedure was chosen.

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November 21, 2021

5.0

He has a great attitude and seems to know his business very well. He Listens and comes up with the best approach to solve problems

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November 20, 2021

5.0

He takes the time to allow a patient to explain their symptoms and alleviating actions. He asks questions that encourage a patient to share their experiences.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

Dr Mayer is personable and explained everything to me thoroughly.

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November 17, 2021

5.0

He was efficient, though and kind.

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November 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. mayors professionalism and knowledge of what he is doing is very comforting when you are the patient. He truly listens to you and researches everything about you before considering what is the best course of treatment. I have recommended him to everyone I know who could benefit from his care. He makes you feel like he is truly interested In your problem and will work to give you a good solution.

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November 16, 2021

4.0

He was nice but didn't have much in treatment options to offer

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November 16, 2021

4.0

Very personable and knowledgeable about my shoulder injury

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November 11, 2021

5.0

He listened well to my issues, provided clear information about his diagnosis and then walked through a number of viable treatment options.

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November 11, 2021

5.0

Easy to discuss issues with.

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November 11, 2021

4.0

My opinion

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November 07, 2021

5.0

Caring and good listener.

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November 07, 2021

5.0

answers my questions t problem solves

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November 06, 2021

5.0

I would highly recommend him for his knowledge and his readiness to explain.

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November 06, 2021

5.0

Explains everything, very thorough, very pleasant. Does not rush you.

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November 05, 2021

5.0

Very personable and thorough

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November 04, 2021

5.0

Listen very well an has an awesome personality along with a excellent treatment plan.

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November 02, 2021

3.0

Have to see if he could help me

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October 31, 2021

5.0

I have worked with DR. Mayer for sciatic nerve problems, knee problems with physical therapy and steroid injections that have been very helpful over the past 10 years. He answers my questions and we have developed a good working relationship allowing me too remain active at 83yrs of age.

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October 30, 2021

5.0

I asked a lot of questions and he answered every single one with a lot of information and cleared up all of the concerns I had.

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October 29, 2021

5.0

He was efficient.

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October 22, 2021

4.0

Except for our preliminary meeting, a couple of XRs, and an exam, I had to get an MRI of my back so he can review the conditions in the report and recommend the next treatment step. I am awaiting a MC approval for a steroid shot. SO, to be fair, I need to have more dialog with Dr. Mayer.

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October 20, 2021

5.0

Professional , knowledgeable , and caring.

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October 19, 2021

5.0

Dr.Mayer actually listened. He didn’t dismiss me and just write another prescription for another paid medication. He explained the imaging and took the time and explained my options.

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October 18, 2021

5.0

Knows exactly what to do regarding my health.

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October 17, 2021

5.0

He helped me with my hip pain

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October 16, 2021

5.0

Friendly personality, explained what was happing through the testing. Very helpful advising me of the result of test and my diagnosis.

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October 15, 2021

5.0

He understood my issue and quickly diagnosed the problem and provided a plan for treatment and follow up if needed.

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October 14, 2021

5.0

Very kind and helpful

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October 12, 2021

5.0

Personable, tells it like it is, concerned, and knowledgeable.

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October 11, 2021

5.0

Good communicator, skillful doctor.

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August 31, 2021

5.0

Friendly, esplains procedure well

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Disclosures

Steven E. Mayer, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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