William S. Mayo, DO

Dr. Mayo retirement invitation

As you embark on this new chapter of your life, we want to express our deepest gratitude for your unwavering commitment to patient care. For years, you’ve been a beacon of hope and healing, touching countless lives with your expertise, compassion, and kindness. Your tireless efforts, late nights, and early mornings have not gone unnoticed. You’ve been a trusted confidant, a source of comfort, and a guiding light for so many.

Your legacy extends far beyond medical charts and prescriptions. It’s etched in the smiles of grateful patients, the families you’ve helped, and the colleagues you’ve inspired. Your dedication to excellence has left an indelible mark on our hearts. As you step into retirement, know that your impact will continue to ripple through generations. May this new phase be filled with joy, relaxation, and well-deserved moments of reflection. Thank you, Dr. Mayo, for being a true healer and a cherished friend.

Warm regards,

The staff at Mississippi Eye Consultants

Doctor William Sumners Mayo photo

Dr. William S. Mayo is a native Mississippian who grew up in Drew, Mississippi. After graduating from Ole Miss, Dr. Mayo attended the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic medicine and graduated in 1981. For the next four years, Dr. Mayo was at the University of Mississippi Medical School, where he completed his ophthalmology residency, serving as Senior and Chief Resident from 1984 to 1985. From 1985 to 1988, Dr. Mayo served in the U.S. Navy as the Ophthalmology Department Head in Newport, Rhode Island, and Pensacola, Florida. Upon completion of his service, Dr. Mayo moved to Greenville, Mississippi, where he practiced in Gamble Brothers and Archer Clinic until 1990. Since 1990, he has been practicing in Oxford, Mississippi.

In addition to his practice, Dr. Mayo has been involved locally and nationally in service. He is past president of the ENT Society and the Mississippi Osteopathic Medical Association. He currently serves on the Oxford Economic Development Foundation, the Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure, and the Board of Trustees of the American Osteopathic Association. Dr. Mayo is an elder at First Presbyterian Church, Oxford, Mississippi.