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Alden Maier

Alden B. Maier, M.D.

WakeMed Health & Hospitals
3000 New Bern Avenue
Suite 1100
Raleigh, NC  27610
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine (M.D. 1999)
UNC Chapel Hill General Surgery Residency (2000-2005)
UNC Chapel Hill Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship (2005-2008)
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Instructor (2009)

Other Interests

Thoracic Oncology


Minimally-invasive surgery


Esophageal Disease

Multidisciplinary Care

Healthcare IT Innovation and Patient Engagement

Patient-Reported Outcomes

Value-based Care


My research centers around improving patient outcomes through patient engagement, systems-based process improvement, and improving the patient experience, primarily through the use of software innovation.

Practice Areas

  • Thoracic
  • Minimally Invasive
  • VATS
  • Pericardium
  • Thoracic
  • Chest wall
  • Diaphragm
  • Lung
  • Esophagus
  • Pleura
  • Cancer
  • Professional Affairs