Sharon (Alger) Alger-Mayer, MD, Family Medicine, Albany, NY, Albany Medical Center

SharonLynn(Alger)Alger-MayerMD

Family Medicine Albany, NY

Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Obesity and Weight Management (Primary Care)

Professor of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • Highland HospitalResidency, Family Medicine, 1983 - 1986
  • University at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
    University at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical SciencesClass of 1983
  • State University of New York
    State University of New YorkBA, Biology, Magna Cum Laude, 1975 - 1979

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1984 - 2022
  • American Board of Family Medicine Family Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 518 Life Magazine Castle Connolly, 2014
  • Howard-Young Chair in Clinical Nutrition – Awarded Chair 2011
  • Jane Golub Leadership in Women’s Health Award for Exemplary Leadership, Dedication and Contributions to Women’s Health 2007
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Use of orlistat 60 mg in the management of preoperative weight loss before bariatric surgery  
    Malone M, Alger-Mayer S, Lindstrom J, Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 1/1/2012
  • Antidepressant drug therapy does not affect weight loss one year after gastric bypass surgery  
    Malone M, Alger- Mayer SA, Polimeni JM, Obes Surg, 1/1/2011
  • Health related quality of life after gastric bypass surgery  
    Malone M, Alger-Mayer S, Polimeni JM, Applied Research in Quality of Life, 1/1/2011
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Pilot Study: Anti-Inflammatory Diet and Stress Reduction Techniques to Improve Glucose Control.
    Brito M, Nag S, Kuntz L, Wheeler S, Colley-Ogden T, Hutson- Mulligan T, Malone M, Jacobsen L, Alger S, 1/1/2013
  • Pilot Study: Anti-Inflammatory Diet and Stress Reduction Techniques to Improve Glucose Control.
    Alger-Mayer SA, Endocrine Society 95th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 1/1/2013
  • Health related quality of life up to four years after bariatric surgery.
    Malone M, Polimeni JM, Alger-Mayer S, Obesity, 1/1/2011
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Lectures

  • Guidelines for Early Intervention and Management of Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder. 
    1/1/2014
  • Diagnosis and Management of Eating Disorders in Athletes 
    1/1/2013
  • Diet, Good Health and Brain Development 
    Albany, NY - 1/1/2012
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Other

  • Medical Monday. 
    Alger-Mayer SA, WAMC Public Radio
    Albany, NY - 1/1/2008

Grant Support

  • Comprehensive Care Centers for Eating DisorderNew York State Department of Health2005–Present

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations