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Samuel Maiser, MD

Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

“Communication is most important to me. I strive to provide information, counseling, and guidance to patients so that we can make the best medical decisions together. It is important to always be honest with my patients, even when the information is difficult to hear. No matter what happens, I am motivated to provide the best care possible.”

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Maiser is board-certified in neurology, clinical neurophysiology, hospice, and palliative medicine. He cares for patients with neurologic conditions in the clinic as well as patients with a serious illness while hospitalized. He has a special interest in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, clinical research, as well as extensive experience in training resident and fellow physicians and medical students.


  • Maiser, S.Wise Shoes to Fill: A Fellow’s Reflection. Journal of Palliative Medicine 2015; 18(6).
  • Maiser S, Marks S. Hospice for Parkinson Disease: Are we moving too slowly? 2014 Hospiscript quarterly publication.
  • Maiser S.Residency Training: Teaching Communication? Residency is not too late. Neurology 2013; 80: e127-129.

Medical School

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA


  • Neurology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA


  • Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA


  • Board Certified in Neurology
  • Board Certified in Clinical Neurophysiology
  • ALS, Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute


  • Chief Resident, Neurology Residency, University of Minnesota, 2013
  • Kennedy Teaching Award, Neurology, University of Minnesota, 2017
  • Top Doc, 2017-2019
  • Rising Star, 2018-2020


“I’m proud to say that I was born and raised in Minnesota. I enjoy spending time with my wife, family, and friends.”

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