Rory Mayer, MD

Board-certified Dual Fellowship-trained Neurosurgeon
Fellowship-trained in Complex and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Fellowship-trained in Neurocritical Care & Spine Trauma
Consulting spine surgeon to National Football League
Specializing in Adult Scoliosis, Spinal Tumor & Artificial Disc Replacement

Dr. Rory Mayer is a board-certified and dual fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with expertise in adult scoliosis and spinal deformity surgery. Before joining Texas Spine and Scoliosis in Austin, Texas, Dr. Mayer was a affiliated with Baylor University Medical Center and Texas A&M College of Medicine in Dallas for two years with a practice focused on complex spine disorders, scoliosis and spine tumor surgery.

Dr. Mayer completed medical school at Baylor College of Medicine in 2012 and later became Chief Resident there in the Department of Neurosurgery. He completed a spine fellowship in Complex and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) in 2020. Dr. Mayer also completed an enfolded fellowship in neurocritical care and spine trauma while at Baylor College of Medicine. He completed additional sub-specialty training in neurosurgical oncology and spine tumor surgery at the world-renowned MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and pediatric spinal deformity at Texas Children’s Hospital.

He has served as a clinical instructor in the Department of Neurosurgery at UCSF and been a consulting neurotrauma surgeon to the National Football League. 

At Texas Spine and Scoliosis, he specializes in:

  • minimally invasive spine surgery
  • artificial disc replacement
  • adult scoliosis
  • spinal tumor
  • spinal deformity 

Dr. Mayer performs surgery related to flatback syndrome, revision spine surgery due to complications of prior surgeries, and spinal tumor surgery. Dr. Mayer works closely with Dr. Matthew Geck, a nationally known expert in adult and pediatric scoliosis. Dr. Mayer is based in the Austin main clinic on 32nd street. 

Referrals, appointments and second opinions can be arranged by completing the form on this web site or by calling 512-324-3580. More information about Texas Spine and Scoliosis is available online at

Adolescent and adult scoliosis

Flatback syndrome



Primary bony tumors of the spinal column

Metastatic disease to the spine

Spinal cord tumors

Cervical radiculopathy

Cervical stenosis

Cervical disc herniation

Thoracic stenosis

Thoracic disc herniation

Lumbar disc herniation

Lumbar stenosis

Lumbar spondoylolisthesis

Lumbar radiculopathy

Spinal fractures

Scoliosis and kyphosis correction

Revision spine surgery

Minimally invasive spine tumor surgery

Complex spine tumor surgery

Minimally invasive spine surgery

Cervical artificial disc replacement

Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion

Cervical corpectomy

Posterior cervical foraminotomy

Cervical laminoplasty

Posterior cervical decompression and fusion

Minimally invasive lumbar discectomy

Minimally invasive lumbar decompression

Anterior lumbar interbody fusion

Oblique and lateral lumbar interbody fusion

Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion

Vertebroplasty / Kyphoplasty