Robert Ayer, MD, FAANS

Board Certified Neurosurgeon & Complex Spine & Complex Brain Neurosurgeon located in Sandy Springs, Atlanta, GA & Atlanta, GA

About Dr. Ayer

Robert Ayer, MD, FAANS, is a board-certified neurosurgeon and partner at Polaris Spine and Neurosurgery Center in Bethlehem, Sandy Springs, and College Park in the Atlanta, Georgia, metropolitan area.

Dr. Ayer attended Boston University for his undergraduate degree, where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts in biology. He then earned his Doctor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Ayer completed general surgery residency programs at Loma Linda University Medical Center in California and Ochsner Clinical Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana. He then completed a neuroscience research fellowship at Loma Linda University Medical Center before completing an additional neurological surgery residency program at the same institution. Eventually, he would become the Chief Resident of the Neurological Surgery Residency Program. He also completed a complex and minimally invasive spinal surgery enfolded fellowship at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Ayer rounded out his medical training with a fellowship in skull base neurosurgery at the University of California Irvine Medical Center (UC Irvine).

Following his medical training, Dr. Ayer worked in a variety of settings, including as a clinical instructor at UC Irvine in the department of neurological surgery, and as an attending neurosurgeon at Neurosurgery and Spine Associates at Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville, Georgia. 

Dr. Ayer received the Georgia Top Docs award in 2020, and recognition for exceptional patient care at Loma Linda University. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and is also a member of several professional organizations, including the Georgia Neurosurgical Society, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

To learn more about Dr. Ayer, go to www.robertayermd.com.

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Robert Ayer, MD, FAANS, is a board-certified neurosurgeon and partner at Polaris Spine and Neurosurgery Center in Bethlehem, Sandy Springs, and College Park in the Atlanta, Georgia, metropolitan area.

Dr. Ayer attended Boston University for his undergraduate degree, where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts in biology. He then earned his Doctor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Ayer completed general surgery residency programs at Loma Linda University Medical Center in California and Ochsner Clinical Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana. He then completed a neuroscience research fellowship at Loma Linda University Medical Center before completing an additional neurological surgery residency program at the same institution. Eventually, he would become the Chief Resident of the Neurological Surgery Residency Program. He also completed a complex and minimally invasive spinal surgery enfolded fellowship at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Ayer rounded out his medical training with a fellowship in skull base neurosurgery at the University of California Irvine Medical Center (UC Irvine).

Following his medical training, Dr. Ayer worked in a variety of settings, including as a clinical instructor at UC Irvine in the department of neurological surgery, and as an attending neurosurgeon at Neurosurgery and Spine Associates at Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville, Georgia. 

Dr. Ayer received the Georgia Top Docs award in 2020, and recognition for exceptional patient care at Loma Linda University. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and is also a member of several professional organizations, including the Georgia Neurosurgical Society, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

To learn more about Dr. Ayer, go to www.robertayermd.com.


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Accepted Insurances

We work with most major commercial payors, including the following:

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Golden Rule
Humana
MultiPlan
PHCS
UMR
United Healthcare