Imperial College London

Erik Mayer

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Clinical Reader in Urology



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Translational Data Analytics & Informatics in Healthcare

Imperial Clinical Analytics, Research & Evaluation (iCARE)

Erik Mayer is a Clinical Reader in the Department of Surgery and the Institute of Global Health Innovation and a Consultant Surgeon at Imperial College Healthcare and the Royal Marsden NHS Trusts. 

He obtained his undergraduate MBBS from Kings College London and was awarded the Gold Medal. He then undertook his Surgical Training at St Mary's Hospital, London and the NorthWest London Urology Specialist Training Rotation. He was awarded the Keith Yeates Memorial Medal and the Shackman Prize, (Intercollegiate Board in Urology) Gold Medal for outstanding performance in the national FRCS (Urol) exam.

He received his PhD in Health Services Research from Imperial College London, Department of Surgery & Cancer ("Quality of care in Surgery and methods to assess the volume-outcome relationship") before becoming an NIHR Lecturer in Surgery.

Ongoing health services research uses big data analytical techniques for evaluating quality and safety and patient experience in healthcare (using both structured and unstructured data) and includes evaluation and translation of evidence-base to the real-world healthcare setting.

He is Director Imperial Clinical Analytics, Research & Evaluation (iCARE), and the Digital Collaboration Space, Paddington Life Sciences

He is Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust's (ICHT) Transformation CCIO (Analytics & Informatics), and chairs both the NIHR Imperial Academic Health Science Centre Research Informatics Committee and the ICHT Clinical Informatics Steering Committee, as well as represent Imperial at the UK Health Data Research Alliance Board. He was elected as a Fellow of the Faculty of Clinical Informatics.

He is a Theme Lead in the NIHR Imperial Biomedical Research Centre (Digital Health) and the NIHR NWL Patient Safety Research Collaborative and is Programme Director for the MSc Health Policy, Centre for Health Policy, Institute of Global Health Innovation.



Reyna MA, Haan D, Paczkowska M, et al., 2022, Author Correction: Pathway and network analysis of more than 2500 whole cancer genomes., Nat Commun, Vol:13

Rubanova Y, Shi R, Harrigan CF, et al., 2022, Author Correction: Reconstructing evolutionary trajectories of mutation signature activities in cancer using TrackSig., Nat Commun, Vol:13

Lear R, Freise L, Kybert M, et al., 2022, Perceptions of Quality of Care Among Users of a Web-Based Patient Portal: Cross-sectional Survey Analysis., J Med Internet Res, Vol:24

van Dael J, Reader TW, Gillespie AT, et al., 2022, Do national policies for complaint handling in English hospitals support quality improvement? Lessons from a case study, Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, Vol:115, ISSN:0141-0768, Pages:390-398

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