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Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Hillcrest Hospital
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Arm Reconstruction
  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Joint Replacement
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Reconstruction
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Joint Preservation Center
  • Joint Reconstruction
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: How to Treat
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Safety
  • Surgery of the Hand and Wrist
  • Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Surgery
View all 23 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Thumb Base
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Bursitis
  • De Quervain's Tenosynovitis
  • Elbow Problems
  • Fracture Nonunion
  • Fractures of the Hand
  • Hand and Wrist Injuries
  • Hand Problems
  • Hand Related Sports Injuries
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Disorders
  • Wrist Diseases
View all 18 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
  • 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 4/13/2023, 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

453 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 3.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

64 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Dr. Maschke took his time with me and listened to my issues. He was very thoughtful and asked my opinion regarding treatment. He was very kind and compassionate.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2024

Dr. Maschke is an exceptional doctor who has rich knowledge, great professional skills, and kind heart for his patients. Since my first visit with him, my hand situation has improved significantly. His treatment plan works effectively for me. During my visit, he conducted a careful and comprehensive examination, gave me clear instruction, and wrote down detailed progress notes and treatment plan. I am very appreciative of his detailed explanations and answers to my concerns. I feel very lucky and extremely happy to have Dr. Maschke as my care provider. I highly recommend him as the care provider so that more patients will benefit from his care and become lucky patients like me.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2024

Cleveland Clinic earns the trust from the patients like me because your doctors like Dr. Maschke provide excellent care to patients. I will definitely recommend Dr. Maschke to others.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

Dr. Maschke was so kind. He listened to me and asked relevant questions. He provided and discussed options to deal with my wrist which I very much appreciated. So staff also was very professional and kind.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Excellent Doctor is worth waiting for.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2023

Dr. Maschke is great and attentive to listen when I share what hurts in my hands.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

Dr Maschke was very kind and professional. He eased my nerves.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

It was a pleasure meeting Dr. Maschke.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2023

Dr. Maschke was very thorough, gentle, kind. Took his time, explained everything he was going to do. I was very pleased with him .

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2023

Dr. Maschke is an excellent physician with a very kind & caring demeanor

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

Dr Maschke is: professional, knowledgeable, very efficient, personable, kind, caring, just the best!

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2023

Dr matchke made me feel welcome and comfortable. I think he really cares about his patients.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2023

I would certainly recommend Dr Paschke and also the Mentor branch of CC.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2023

Excellent doctor, great care

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2023

Excellent doctor and all staff were fantastic!

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

I've recommended Dr. Maschke to my friends. He has taken great care of me and my husband. We wouldn't go to anyone else! 13 years ago he save my hand and wrist after a very bad fall. He explains everything very clearly and is a very caring doctor!!

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

The doctor apologized for the mix-up. He is very thorough, professional and patient oriented. He took time to answer my questions and explained what to do if symptoms occur in the future. His experience and confidence gave me assurance that he is someone I would trust and see again if needed.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

The doctor did not come back in after he finished writing a prescription for OT therapy. We just wanted to say Thank you..

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

Doctor was very prepared and viewed my test results before this Appt. Was extremely satisfied with everything.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

I have been to Dr. Matches both offices. I have never had any problems checking in, and never wait long to see him. He is the BEST, he is so gentle,I had 6 needles put into my finger joints. I don't think he thought I was gonna be able to do it,but he was so gentle, and asked everytime you O.K.?, He's th Best I wish there were more Dr.s like him. The new facility is different, but very efficient!!!! Just Love this Office, from the Receptionist, to the Appts. To the Great Dr. Maschke. Not many Dr.s I would want to work for, but him I would!!!!! Thanks for the Great Service, your all GREAT!!!!

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

My Care Provider Dr. Maschke I have seen several times. My Daughter also works for Cleveland Clinic, she is a nurse, the first time I saw him she was with me. They gave me some options, and he gave his opinion where I should start. My Daughter couldn't believe how much time he spent with us explaining them. She Loved him and so do I .Like I said before, I wish there were more Dr.s like him. He's a real Gem!!!!! His staff is also Great to!!!

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2023

Dr Maschke is the best.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2023

Absolutely the Best! Dr is wonderful. He explains so I can understand:)

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2023

He was the nicest and most personable Dr. I have ever met! He is a wonderful person!

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2023

Dr. Mash key was very professional, he explained options that I had, what the outcome would be and even gave me the time to think over what I wanted to do

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2023

I am right now very happy I found out about Dr. Mash key. He explained everything so well to me , took the time to explain everything. He came across so well, and I think it was a resident who was with him and I talked to him first , before seeing Dr. Mash key and he was very good also.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

Dr Mashke is the best, PERIOD

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

Dealing with Dr. Maschke was a very nice experience. He took his time and explained my case in detail to me. I left feeling that I was in good hands. I would suggest him to anyone who might need a hand doctor for themselves.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

Felt a tad rushed as there wasn't anything further to be done under his care.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

I love everybody at Dr Maschke's office - EVERYBODY does an amazing job!!

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

I hope I never need a surgery again but it I do Dr Mascke and his team are the people for the job!!

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

Doctor is amazing! He's kind, knowledgeable and caring and explains everything!!! I wish he was my primary care doctor!!

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

Fantastic Physician, Really listened to me and answered all my questions.

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2023

Dr Maschke is excellent, interested in my condition, informative on what my options are, a polite direct response man. Definitely trust him with my condition.

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2023

Again Dr Maschke and Nurse Practitioner were excellent, great team in my opinion

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2023

Dr Maschke listened to my concerns and included me in discussing my treatment options. Very professional.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

Dr Maschke is kind, professional and compassionate. He answered all questions that I had.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

Dr Maschke 9 years ago did this surgery on my right hand. He's the best!!!

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

Dr. Maschke is always attentive and discussed my issues with honesty and clarity. He is an excellent clinician with whom I have great respect.

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2023

Excellent Dr.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

One of the best doctors we've dealt with at Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

He is Amazing Physician. Provides Excellent care

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2023

Dr. Maschke always considers the current status of my problems and options available at that time while keeping me informed of potential issues to keep in mind.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2023

Dr. Steven is an excellent physician.His communication skills are tremendous.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2023

He's a great dr who cares about his patients

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

I have complete trust and confidence in Dr. Maschke.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2023

This was the best and most prompt appointment I have had in a long time. I didn't have to even wait in the waiting room. The doctor has a wonderful bed side manner, and explains things very well.

Reviewed on May 30, 2023

Dr. Maschke and his PA answered all my questions, explained the surgery I needed and why. Left feeling like I was in good hands

Reviewed on May 16, 2023

Dr Maschke is the best!

Reviewed on May 15, 2023

Dr Machke is an excellent physician

Reviewed on May 1, 2023

As usual CC and their doctors are top notch !! I was so impressed by this doctor and the way he spoke and treated me. He had to give me a cortisone shot and I was very nervous and afraid and he was so extremely kind and walked me through it. I have been in this office before to see Dr Figler and they are both amazing doctors

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2023

Dr Maschke and all of his staff are wonderful. I feel very comfortable with his experience in treating my hand.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2023

Dr. Maschke lived up to the recommendations of my primary, Dr. Brobbey, and my breast nurse practitioner, Michele Kline. They both sang his praises and they were correct!! I totally agree. He is top notch!

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2023

I love the whole staff and Dr. Maschke is the best. I travel to go there because he is a great doctor and I respect him and his care.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2023

Didn't make phone calls. Thought Dr. Maschke was really easy to talk to, he listened to me about my problems and talked with me not down to me.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2023

Doctor was very knowledgeable about testing I had done

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2023

Dr Maschke explained treatment options and my plan of care with me.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2023

The best doctor ever

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2023

Outstanding visit. Dr. M is the first provider to really understand the issues with my hand and medication side effects. Great referral from the OT.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023

I go to Dr. Maschke because of his expertise and the care he gives me. At my age I need someone who listens to me and explains my care so I can understand it. Exactly what Dr. Maschke does!

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2023

Dr Mashke's PA was very thorough and Dr Maske himself always listens and answers all my question, one of the best and most compassionate doctors I have ever seen.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2023

Excellent service. Dr Mascke's nurse is wonderful

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2023

Dr. Maschke did a great job. I called him after I had an accident because he operated on my nephew's arm a few years ago. He had a full recovery with no problems and I'm hoping for the same.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2023

Physician was skilled, empathic, compassionate and knowledgeable

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