Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, is surgeon-in-chief of Harborview Medical Center. Dr. Maier is vice-chair of Surgery at the UW and the Jane and Donald D. Trunkey Professor of Trauma Surgery. He is listed in The Best Doctors in America.
Dr. Maier believes in providing the best cutting-edge care for both elective operations and critically ill surgical patients. His goal is to provide exceptional care without exception.
Dr. Maier earned his M.D. from Duke University. He is an expert in trauma care, emergency surgery and critical care. He conducts research on clinical approaches to improve survival after severe injuries and life-threatening surgical illness. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is board certified in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. He has chaired the American Board of Surgeons and the NIH Study Section for Surgery, Anesthesiology and Trauma.
Watch Dr. Maier's presidential address at the American College of Surgeons 2018–2019 convocation. Dr. Maier was President during 2018-2019.
Dr. Maier enjoys traveling with his wife, son and daughter. He enjoys water and snow skiing, and bicycling.
Duke Univ. School of Medicine
Medical education, 1973
UW - Dept. of General Surgery
Residency, General Surgery
Parkland Memorial Hospital
- Surgical Critical Care, 1987, American Board of Surgery
- Surgery, 1979, American Board of Surgery