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 Department
  • Debridement of Skin and Wound
  • Skin Biopsies
  • Unna Boot Application
  • Vascular Medicine Section
View all 6 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

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

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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 3/25/2020, 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

145 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

28 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

wonderful thorough smart assessment. last podiatrist I went to could have cared less about me. dr maier exemplifies excellent medical practice

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2019

dr. Maher seems rushed and brusque. he was impatient with me in getting details about my problem and I did not enjoy this visit.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

Dr. Maier is skilled, professional and compassionate. He even took time to explain everything to my husband.

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2019

Dr Maier is an exceptional doctor and person. I feel like he truly cares for me and understands my health needs.

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019

Dr. Maier is an excellent Dr. in his field. While under his care he has been very patient with me, and has encouraged me along the way, in which my toe has improved significantly since I have been seeing him. What a Great influence to others!

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019

Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Maier has helped me out tremendously with such expertise.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

Dr. Maier is allows very caring and listens to my concerns. I always understand what the plan of treatment is.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

I have nothing but high praise for Dr. Maier, his staff, and the people at the admissions desk. Never a problem and always very helpful and informative.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

the doctor did a very good job .and he is also real nice.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

excellent doctor. helpful. very upfront with questions and answers. spot on with diagnosis and treatment of problem. highly recommend.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

very happy with doctor Maier.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

Outstanding Provider

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

I highly recommend Dr. Maier.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2019

The Doctors I seen we're very patient with the guestions I asked and help me to understand my problems. They also helped and gave me a solution to the problem .

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2019

dr maier was excellent. I highly recommend him to anyone.

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2019

felt that i have found the right doctor to treat me/very respectful of me/ confident with treatment plan and felt included in the decisions for my treatmemt

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2019

the doctors listened to me... asked me questions and made me feel like he wanted to help me be a better ME

Reviewed on May 20, 2019

I have already referred Dr. Maier in the past and definitely would do again in the future!!

Reviewed on May 17, 2019

Dr. Maier is a very special asset for Cleveland Clinic - one of the very best!

Reviewed on May 1, 2019

Dr. Maier and his team figured out the problem very quickly and resolved it. He was kind courteous and explained things well

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2019

wonderful doctor always has my best interest. highly recommend him to everyone

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2019

Dr. Maier is a wonderful doctor and person. I have complete faith in him. He is thoroughly professional, kind, a good listener and outstanding physician. Tops in his field for sure. I ALWAYS go to him with a wound.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2019

I was very early and then the doctor was detained. the staff apologized and offered compensatory comforts

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2019

Dr Maier is extremely thorough and offers up multiple treatment options. He also clearly explains the pros and cons of each treatment. He always has a few residents with him and he challenges them both in diagnosis and treatment options. It's nice to see Dr Maier mold the next generation of his craft.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2019

Dr. Maier was quite friendly and made the experience much better than it could have been. Dr. Maier was very informative on the procedure and after care and made both myself and my son very comfortable.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2019

Dr. Maier and his staff were very caring and informative, excellent visit.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2019

Dr. Maier and his team are very caring and professional, We will definitely recommend them to our friends.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2019

Dr. Maier and his team treated us very well.

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