Stephan A. Mayer, MD, FCCM, is Director of Neurocritical Care for the Mount Sinai Health System and Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Prior to that Dr. Mayer was Director of Neurocritical Care and Professor of Neurology and Neurological Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. Dr Mayer earned his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College, and completed, and he completed a residency in neurology and a fellowship in critical care neurology at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. He was a founding member and is past-president of the Neurocritical Care Society. Dr. Mayer has published more than 200 original research articles, books, 180 review articles, 340 abstracts, and written six books, including the most recent edtion of Merritt’s Textbook of Neurology.