Dennis Maiman, MD, PhD
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
PhD, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, 1986
Residency, Neurological Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI, 1978-1982
Fellowship, Spinal Surgery, Clement J. Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI, 1982-1984)
Dr. Maiman specializes in the management of complex spine disorders, integrating his extensive research experience into his clinical practice. Dr. Maiman was involved in the creation of the SpineCare Clinic, the Spinal Cord Injury Center, and the fellowship in spinal surgery. All three programs are nationally recognized. He emphasizes the importance of patient participation in their care, with a strong educational focus.
Dr. Maiman has a consultation practice at SpineCare, and sees patients and operates at the Milwaukee Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He is extensively involved in research in spine biomechanics, spinal trauma, and spinal cord injury. He was Chair of Neurosurgery from 2009-2015, stepping down to allow a research focus.
Dr. Maiman earned his Medical Degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin and his Doctorate of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering from Marquette University. His PhD dissertation was the Biomechanics of spinal injuries produced by vertical compression. Dr. Maiman’s Surgical Internship was at the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals as was his Residency in Neurological Surgery. He completed his Fellowship in Spinal Cord Injury at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Milwaukee.
Dr. Maiman is an active member of many professional organizations and serves on various committees. He is a member of many national professional organizations, including The American Association of Neurological Surgeons, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Spinal Disorders, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care, American Medical Association, Cervical Spine Research society, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the North American Spine Society.
With a book currently in press titled, Surgery of the Lumbar Spine, Dr. Maiman contributes to published research on spine issues. He has contributed 28 chapters to medical books, 190 peer-reviewed journals, 109 abstracts and many invited papers.
Spine biomechanics and spinal cord injury
(Arpinar VE, Gliedt JA, King JA, Maiman DJ, Muftuler LT.) Eur J Pain. 2020 Feb;24(2):346-353 PMID: 31595564 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85074063164 10/09/2019
(Stemper BD, Chirvi S, Doan N, Baisden JL, Maiman DJ, Curry WH, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Paskoff G, Shender BS.) J Orthop Res. 2018 06;36(6):1747-1756 PMID: 29194745 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85048584251 12/02/2017
(Arpinar VE, Rand SD, Klein AP, Maiman DJ, Muftuler LT.) Eur Spine J. 2017 05;26(5):1416 PMID: 28425065 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85018342823 04/21/2017
(Soliman HM, Nguyen H, Pintar FA, Yoganandan N, Kurpad SN, Maiman DJ.) Neurosurgery. 2016 Aug 01;63(CN_suppl_1):170-171 PMID: 28175437 02/09/2017
(Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Humm JR, Maiman DJ, Voo L, Merkle A.) Eur Spine J. 2016 07;25(7):2193-201 PMID: 27043728 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84962164849 04/05/2016
(Curry WH, Pintar FA, Doan NB, Nguyen HS, Eckardt G, Baisden JL, Maiman DJ, Paskoff GR, Shender BS, Stemper BD.) J Orthop Res. 2016 06;34(6):1084-91 PMID: 26610067 11/27/2015
(Jarman JP, Arpinar VE, Baruah D, Klein AP, Maiman DJ, Muftuler LT.) Eur Spine J. 2015 Sep;24(9):1944-50 PMID: 25212450 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84940101594 09/13/2014
(Muftuler LT, Jarman JP, Yu HJ, Gardner VO, Maiman DJ, Arpinar VE.) Eur Spine J. 2015 Apr;24(4):679-85 PMID: 25421547 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84939981750 11/26/2014
(Kiehl KL, Curry WH, Stemper BD, Eckardt G, Basiden JL, Maiman DJ, Yoganandan N, Shender BS.) Biomed Sci Instrum. 2014;50:119-24 PMID: 25405413 11/19/2014
(Yoganandan N, Arun MW, Halloway DE, Pintar FA, Maiman DJ, Szabo A, Rudd RW.) Traffic Inj Prev. 2014;15 Suppl 1:S27-34 PMID: 25307394 PMCID: PMC4435938 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84907244022 10/14/2014