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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Beachwood Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Beachwood Family Health Center
Primary Location

Beachwood Family Health Center

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Joint Replacement
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Non-union
  • Fracture Reconstruction
  • Hand and Arm Reconstruction
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Joint Preservation Center
  • Joint Reconstruction
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Sports
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Safety
  • Surgery Of The Hand And Wrist
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Surgery
View all 23 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Thumb Base
  • Arthritis of the Wrist & Hand
  • Broken Bones
  • Bursitis
  • DeQuervain's Disease
  • Elbow Problems
  • Fractures
  • Fractures Of The Hand
  • Hand and Wrist Arthritis
  • Hand and Wrist Injuries
  • Hand Problems
  • Hand Related Sports Injuries
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: How to Treat
  • Sports Injuries
  • Trigger Finger and De Quervain's Disease
  • Upper Extremity Disorders
  • Wrist Diseases
View all 19 Specialties +


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About Steven Maschke, MD

Steven Maschke, MD, is a staff physician at Cleveland Clinic, as an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hand, wrist and elbow surgery.

Dr. Maschke completed an orthopaedic surgery residency and internship at Cleveland Clinic, and a hand surgery fellowship at the Curtis National Hand Center at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore. He earned his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, in Columbus, Ohio.

Dr. Maschke is board certified in orthopaedic surgery. Dr. Maschke’s interests include hand, wrist, elbow and peripheral nerve surgery, along with arthroscopy, tendon-ligament injuries, arthritis, joint replacement and reconstruction, fractures and congenital deformities.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Union Memorial Hospital - Curtis National Hand Center
Hand Surgery
Baltimore, MD USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Orthopaedic Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Orthopaedic Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA

Undergraduate - Pennsylvania State University
State College, PA USA


  • Orthopaedic Surgery - Surgery of the Hand

Specialty Interests

Hand, wrist, elbow and peripheral nerve surgery, including arthroscopy, tendon-ligament injuries, arthritis, joint replacement and reconstruction, fractures, congenital deformities

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 7/10/2021, Dr. Maschke has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. 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.

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

470 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
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

84 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2021

Dr Maschke is 2nd to none. Extremely professional!

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2021

Dr. Maschke was wonderful and all the nurses that saw were great.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

I like the staff n the doctor he makes you comfortable while he gives you the shot

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2021

I saw Dr. Maschke for the purpose of scheduling surgery for my thumb and wrist. He has reviewed my recent medical history and knowing I was dealing with other issues, he advised postponing till fall. This shows how terrific he is, and treating me a whole person and not just focusing on the issues I was there to see him about. Can't give enough praise to Dr. Maschke and how compassionate he is and concerned for my overall well being.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

Dr. Maschke is by far the best - he listens / explains / treats with every visit!

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2021

excellent doctor, knowledgeable and personable. been seeing him for several years.

Reviewed on May 17, 2021

Dr was great

Reviewed on May 13, 2021

Appreciated The amount of time that both Dr. Maschke and Kim spent answering my questions and talking with me about my injury.

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

my visit with Dr. Steven Mascke was very productive he was very imformative an most of all he listened which was very important too me.

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

Dr. Maschke is an absolutely wonderful person. His enthusiasm for his profession exudes from his person. He's professional and engages well in friendly conversation. I have told a number of people how much I respect him and appreciate his outstanding people skills.

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

Dr. Maschke is wonderful. I refer all my family and friends to him that need a hand Dr.

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

great provider

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

best PAs at Dr. Maschke office. plus Dr. Maschke is the best ever

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

Dr Mashke is the best period.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

Most of the above is regarding DR M.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2021

Dr. Masche treated me with dignity and respect. He was an excellent listener. He was very engaging and made me feel comfortable enough to ask whatever questions I had. He explained everything thoroughly. I appreciated his giving me his honest impression. He made me feel like my problem was valid and worth discussing, even though it was a common condition and did not need treatment. he reviewed my medical records and commented on a few tests I was concerned about. before leaving the room Dr. Maschke insured I understood everything he explained and I had further questions.He put my mind at ease by reassuring me that I did not need to worry because my elbow would heal naturally in a few months. He also reassured me other medical tests we discussed were nothing to be concerned about at this time.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2021

the appt. was timely for seeing the doctor for my problem. He offered a solution and a follow up appt if necessary.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2021


Reviewed on Apr 19, 2021

I previously saw Dr. Maschke for a broken finger and my husband used him for carpal tunnel surgery. We both think very highly of him as a doctor and as a caregiver. I readily returned to him for what turned out to be trigger finger, and my husband will be seeing him later this month for carpal tunnel problems with his other hand.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021

very friendly and helpfulperson who answered the phone. she got me to the right doctor for my problem

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021

I will definitely recommend this doctor!

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021

Dr. Maschke is excellent. He explains everything very well and treats you with courtesy. I am needing surgery and he has explained things very well and I would not have anyone else do this.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021

Dr. Maschke is an extraordinary caregiver and physician. My issue turned out to be very small and I felt badly for taking his time. He made me file like I was important, that he was genuinely interested in me and my well being. He is a great person and asset to CCF.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

I feel very confident with Dr. Maschke. He's highly knowledgeable in his field and he has a very kind and compassionate bedside manner. He listens to concerns and addresses them as needed. I would rate him as one of the best doctors at Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2021

One of the finest physicians I have ever had the pleasure of being treated by Thanks Much Doc!

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

I'm not medically trained so I don't feel qualified to assess a doctors ability. However, I do know that every visit I've had with Dr Maschke has been first rate and the results have always been as he predicted. His skills and attention to patient care should be the standard the Clinic should hold as the standard of care for all healthcare professionals.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2021

Dr. Maschke is outstanding!

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2021

After 2 successful carpel tunnel surgeries, I will only see Dr Maschke for my future hand problems!!!!

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2021

I would've never believed two years ago that I would be pain-free and doing pretty much whatever I want. Dr Matchke is the best that I know of at what he does and our connection is as though we've known each other for 20 years , that's how easy and great he is to talk to. I appreciate his efforts and all the care I received at the Cleveland clinic . I want to thank everyone so much for all they've done.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2021

Dr Mashke and his assistant were both involved, concerned about me and the care I needed

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

awesome doctor

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

Great doctor and great person. Easy to talk with. Explains very well. I highly recommend Dr Maschke.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

Dr. Maschke was great about answering my questions about returning to various activities post-surgery. He gave me specific answers and suggestions about when and how to do certain things. I really appreciate all the great care he's given me.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

great doctor

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

Dr. Maschke is terrific is listening and helping to explain the problems that I've been experiencing in my thumb over the past few years without pushing for surgery , he is very compassionate and reassuring

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

Appointments 2-3 weeks out for this doctor due to extremely high reputation

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

This provider listened to every concern I had. He explained all 3 options and was very patient with me due to being a bit anxious. He was great!

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

Dr Mashke is kind and professional.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

One of the best doctors I've seen at clinic. shows true concern for patient, does not look to rush you out the door

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

Dr. Masche is outstanding!!!

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

Kim was very prompt and courteous when returning my calls. Dr. Maschke has a wonderful bedside manner. he listens when you talk.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

Dr. Maschke always makes me feel at ease and listens to me. I trust his guidance and judgement regarding my health care.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

great doctor. very kind and considerate of any concerns I had

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2020

Dr. Maschke is an excellent Dr. He worked on me before. I trust him completely. He has a great bedside manner. He makes you feel calm. He listens carefully to what your concerns are. I highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2020

Dr. Maschke was recommended to me by Phil Golnec, Dr. Peter Brook's assistant as "the best hand surgeon in Cleveland." Dr. Maschke did not disappoint!

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2020

Dr. Steven Maschke , Kim, and everyone is always very good. The care they give is very good. Having Drs and Nurses who smile when they walk in is always a stress reliever. The treated me with "world class care".

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2020

Thank goodness Dr. Maschke did my surgery. I must say their compassion is commendable.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

I always have a great experience visiting with Dr. Maschke!

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

Dr. Maschke was professional and friendly. Explained my condition and treatment options fully and patiently. Answered all my questions completely. Great experience for me.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

All the "Very Goods" above relate to my experience once I got to see Dr. Maschke. My problems in getting there through the appointment system were very poor--and frustrating.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

superb evaluation, explanations and treatment by Dr. Mashke

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2020

The doctor was very nice and so was the interning doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

Because of the inability to get a appointment within a reasonable amount of time I had to seek another provider at Metro Hospital.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

*Dr. Maschke and his staff were awesome, his thought process was explained clearly and his plan to mitigate my situation of very direct.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

very pleased with doctor i could ask him anything about the issue

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

The doctor and his inters were excellent! Diligent/ caring.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Dr. Maschke is the most compassionate and caring physician at the Cleveland Clinic. He takes the time to explain why my wrist and thumb have been progessively worsening and the alternatives to surgery at the moment. I always feel reassured after my visit.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

excellent doctor and staff

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

Dr. Maschke and his staff are the absolute best.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

Dr. Maschke is the BEST Orthopedic doctor in the country, so happy he's in Cleveland.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Dr. Maschke is always very attentive to my concerns. he is a very good person and doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

I was in credibly grateful for the speed, courtesy and extra effort that the doctor and his staff were able to find a slot for me so very quickly!!! EVERY person involved was incredibly energetic in getting me in!!!

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

I have been with the CLINIC FOR MANY YEARS AND THE IMPROVEMENTS IN THE PROCESSES HAVE CONTINUED TO IMPROVE WITH TECHNOLOGY, CONTINUAL OBSERVATION AND ANALYSIS!!! I would like to personally thank Dr. Maschke and his staff for fitting me into their very busy schedule!!!!! EVERYONE was exceptional in their concern. courtesy, efficiency and genuine kindness.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

extremely confident Dr. and staff.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

recovering nicely thanks to Dr. Maschke and everyone at the eucli CCF.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

My hands feel better than they have in years. Doctor explained treatment thoroughly and executed it flawlessly!

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2020

The Dr was so good at explain the problem with my handHe gave me a shot and I hope the problem is goneI would sure recommend him to other people

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

dr himself/staff day of visit good the experience getting there very very poor .. and the pulling up of my images I brought very poor was told disc blank and images were there

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Really liked Dr Maschke he was very personable

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

provider was attentive and never made me feel hurried

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

Dr. Maschke promptly worked me into his surgery schedule when Dr. Hendrickson abruptly and unexpectedly retired. Dr. Maschke was thorough in his assessment of my ulnar nerve issue and provided me with clear answers to my questions as well as realistic explanations of surgical outcomes. I am very pleased with the surgery he performed on me. His professional demeanor and explanations garnered my complete confidence and trust in him. He is an outstanding doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

Dr. Maschke' s team worked very well together and, in each encounter that I had with it, I was very impressed with their care and concern about me and the professional manner in which they conducted themselves.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

best dr ever! very personable and helped so much. explained everything in detail. very caring

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

loved dr Maschke

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

would absolutely recommend this Doctor very kind and caring

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

Dr Maschke is an excellent provider,the clinic is very lucky to have such a skilled surgeon.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

Dr Maschke is very thorough and very compassionate to you as a person,and as patient.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

great and caring dr. explains everything injected my hand with very little discomfort

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Dr. Maschke is the best! I never feel rushed, answers all my questions and very personable.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

the doctor was actually early and was so friendly listened and actually seemed to care!

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Dr Maschke and his staff are awesome.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

I always have a good experience with Dr. Maschke. He is a fabulous doctor and is very caring and attentive.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

I previously saw Dr. Maschke in connection with a broken finger. His "bedside manner" and competence made me immediately think of him when I began having a new problem with my hand. He hasn't missed a beat. He is so caring and so capable. He told me he would talk me through a short procedure that I expected to be painful, and he did, so much so that if I need to repeat it in 8 weeks, I will not be nervous about it.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

great doctor!

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