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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Arterial Flow Pump
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Debridement of Skin and Wound
  • Skin Biopsies
  • Unna Boot Application
  • Vascular Medicine Section
View all 7 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Atrophie Blanche
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)
  • Dermatophytosis
  • Factor V Leiden
  • Frostbite
  • Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia
  • Iliac Artery Occlusion (blockage)
  • Ischemic Digits (Upper Extremity)
  • Lower Extremity Ulcers
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Vascular Diseases
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Stasis Leg Ulcers
View all 14 Specialties +


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About Michael Maier, DPM

Michael Maier, DPM, is a doctor of podiatric medicine who specializes in wound care. He is Director of the Lower-Extremity Wound Clinic and Staff in Vascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. A fellow of the American College of Certified Wound Specialists and a diplomate of the American Academy of Wound Management, he is board-certified by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine. He serves as the vascular medicine rotation director for the primary podiatric medical residency program at Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Maier graduated from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine after completing his undergraduate work at Baldwin-Wallace College and Ohio State University. His residency was in the Orthopedic Surgery Department at Cleveland Clinic.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (Kent State University)
Independence, OH USA

Undergraduate - Baldwin Wallace College
Berea, OH USA

Medical Education - The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH USA


  • Podiatric Medicine
  • Certified Wound Specialist

Specialty Interests

Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), diabetic foot problems, lower extremity ulcers, venous insufficiency, venous stasis leg ulcers, debridement of skin and wound

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Michael Maier, DPM.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 3/3/2023, Dr. Maier has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Maier receives fees of $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) as a paid consultant, speaker or as a member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Smith & Nephew plc

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

133 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

37 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2023

Dr Meir is a real professional and he gives me advise and confidence to help me take better care of my feet.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2023

I like the doctor and his staff. Great advice about my health care and livelihood.

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2023

It's refreshing to have a voice in my treatment plan, unlike at my local provider's office.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2023

Dr.Maier is the very Best ofthe Best!

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2023

I always feel like Dr. Maier is just a phone call away.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2023

Dr. Maier is the best! He makes you feel part of "the team."

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2023

I drive 1 1/2 hours just to see Dr. Maier. Of all the doctors I have seen at Cleveland Clinic over the years, he is the very best. Knows his stuff and is efficient and personable.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2023

He listened well, seemed genuinely engaged in trying to help me figure what's wrong and how to alleviate the pain. And he's has just a nice, laid back but confident approach.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2023

I like Dr. Maier very much. Competent, personable, always listens.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2023

The doctor reviewed my records completely and came up with a clear action plan which he explained to us. He showed great concern for my health.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2023

The perfect doctor. Caring, not rushed, knowledgeable with complete explanations and addressing patient concerns.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2023

The doctor was very helpful and considerate regarding my hearing impairment and needing to work with it as best as possible. I truly appreciated his effort in this.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2023

Doctor very straight forward

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2023

Overall the Cleveland Clinic is excellent I didn't have the best experience with this provider. It felt like a waste of time.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

This doctor is awesome. He cured my wound and explained what to do to avoid future problems.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2023

Excellent physician, knowledgeable, skilled

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

Everything about my experience with Dr. Maier was excellent.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

The care and professionalism he showed was perfect. I left his office with absolutely no questions unanswered. I had been suffering with my problem for years and I left there knowing it was going to be fixed. Within two weeks I am finally healed and pain free. I can't say enough how great the care Dr. Maier provided was.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

Dr. Maier, his staff and colleagues, all worked seamlessly and quickly to resolve my issue. Absolute professionals!

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2023

This was my first time seeing Dr. Maier. He was considerate and thorough.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

The amount of time and attention to every detail was excellent. Dr. Maier and his staff deserve a higher rate than just a 5. Wish more doctors were like this.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2023

Dr. Maier was so helpful and professional. One of the best!!

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2023

Between my wife and myself, we see many providers at Cleveland Clinic and appreciate them all, but Dr. Maier is our favorite! He and his staff are attentive, courteous, caring and efficient. He has kept my feet on my body snd most of my toes! To me, he's the best!

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2023

I recommend Dr. Maier to my friends with serious podiatry Issues and wound care needs.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2022

With the issues I had the Dr was professional and gracious and SOOO kind and I will ALWAYS come to him from now on

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2022

He literally is the BEST and I recommend him to EVERYONE

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2022

Yes I would recommend her very attentive Dr Laura Leupold

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2022

I was accidentally assigned to the wrong podiatrist. Dr. Meier was excellent and very professional and agreed to help me despite the circumstances. I would highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

One of the nicest doctors at the Clinic!

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

Dr. Maier is the best and I didn't start to heal until I came into his office, he was very informative and thorough in his diagnosis and prognosis for treatment and continual treatment after healing is complete!

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

Too much time between initial interview and actually seeing the provider(30 minutes)

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

I seen over 20 doctors at Cleveland clinic hospital and Dr.M.Myers was the best doctor ever I came in contact with very professional and he got the job done .

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

Excellent doctor. He explained everything perfectly.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

Dr. Maier is a jewel in the CCF crown

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2022

Dr.Maier always goes above and beyond to provide the best possible care. He has helped me to continue working because of his exceptional skills. Also, he should be recognized by Cleveland Clinic as an example of what an example of an exceptional doctor. Finally, I really appreciate that he has been instrumental in making it possible for me to remain in my chosen occupation.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2022

Dr is terrific. I enjoy my visits

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2022

Dr. Maier is the best in his field - the best nationwide. Great asset for CCF

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