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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 4/29/2022, 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 as a paid consultant, speaker or 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

132 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

29 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022

Dr. Maier is awesome. He solved my problem in a few visits and this was just o make sure the wound was healed.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022

I have recommended Dr. Maier to my friends.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2022

I enjoyed an excellent appointment with Dr. Maier. He spent a considerable amount of time with me and addressed all of my concerns. He came up with a plan of care that I am happy with and the assurance that I can return if necessary to reevaluate.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2022

Dr. Maier has become one of my favorite doctors. He treated me with care, listened to me and gave me good information.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2022

Very knowledgeable and caring doctor. Glad to be in such good hands

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2022

The Dr. Care and treatment was very high quality

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2021

Dr. Maier was really outstanding. I was in severe pain and he agreed to see me the same day and administer a steroid injection. Very professional clinician.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021

Dr Maier is a fantastic Dr. H saved my leg when Charleston CAMC were going to cut it off. They said it couldn't be saved. Dr. Maier healed it in 3 visits.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2021

Both Dr. Maier and his assistant were pleasant. I didn't have to wait long at all

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2021

Dr Maier is simply the best. Cleveland Clinic is lucky to have such an outstanding Dr on staff. The best of the best.

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2021

Dr miear is an excellent dr he healed my wounds in 3 visits when the Dr's in Charleston worked on them 4 years and were going to cut my leg off saying I couldn't be healed up.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Dr. Maier and his Fellow were AMAZING! They spoke to my son on his level, listened and responded. Dr. Maier brought up films to look closely at the injury with the patient. This really helped him understand his pain and confirmed that he wasn't making it up. Dr. Maier and the patient worked together to determine the best treatment plan. The experience was exceptional!!

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

As usual, Dr. Maier provided top shelf professional care. I especially appreciate that he is deeply committed to finding the best option of treatment for my issues and uses the excellent team at the Cleveland Clinic to support him in doing that. Another great point is he keeps me well informed and takes into account the multiple morbidities that I have when providing working on a solution.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

The Doctor was great. He was very informative and my wound is healing nicely thanks to him. I will recommend him

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2021

Dr. Maier and staff are simply excellent in all phases of care!

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2021

Dr. Maier is a treasure; he is the best of the best in his field

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2021

Dr. Maier is THE BEST! Super smart. Friendly. Knows just what to do. He is also a great example to his students.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Amazing experience- Dr M is fantastic!!!

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Dr Maier is one of the kindest physicians I have met- makes you feel like every moment of the visit you is so important to him

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2021

Dr. Maier is the best!!!

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

Dr. Maier is very good at understanding the issues and making certain he is thorough in his examination and reviewing the symptoms. He's very good in listening to what I have to say.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

Amazing Dr. And staff

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

Dr.Maier was a wonderful doctor excellent

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2021

The nurses and the Doctor was very respectful and very kind

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2021

Dry good care from Dr. Maier and his staff

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2021

Dr. Maier is very professional and gave me a very clear explanation of my medical situation!

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2021

Dr Maier is the best

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2021

Dr. Maier was excellent. It is a 5 hour trip each way. I didn't hesitate to make another appointment.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2021

My appointments with Dr.Maier are always good. I like him very much

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