Physician Feature: April, 2021

Before you sit in their office, sit in on an interview with us as we ask Cleveland Foot & Ankle Clinic physicians all the important questions!

Meet Marie Blazer, DPM

Associate Professor, Division of Surgery and Biomechanics, Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine

 Degrees & Training: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine; Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency at University Hospitals/ Richmond Medical Center

 Recognitions and Awards: Salutatorian, KSUCPM Class of 2004; Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine since 2012

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  • Q: What's your favorite procedure to perform? 
    • A: My favorite procedures include "popping" or draining abscesses or blisters.
  • Q: Why did you choose podiatry?
    • A: I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to work for a podiatrist while I was in college. This definitely helped solidify my career choice.
  • Q:What shows are you hooked on right now?
    • A: I just finished Schitt's Creek! I would literally laugh out loud.
  • Q: Tell us about your free time!
    • A: My son plays in a travel baseball league, so most weekends are out of town. This year we are playing tournaments in southern Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Georgia.
  • Q: Any hidden talents?
    • A: Extreme couponing at CVS. Last year I couponed over $3,000 worth of free products.
  • Q: What's one thing you can't resist?
    • A: I can't pass up a piece of cake!
  • Q: What's one thing you couldn't live without?
    • A: Tweezers.
  • Q: What was your very first job?
    • A: I worked at the department store Sears in the mall when I was 15 years old. Let's just say I didn't last too long!
  • Q: What's your favorite place to be?
    • A: Any warm, white sand beach with shells.
  • Q: We finish this interview and you step outside to find a lottery ticket that ends up winning $10 million. What do you do?
    • A: Scream!!!
  • Q: If you could choose a superpower, what would it be?
    • A: The power of invisibility.
  • Q: If you could live anywhere, where would you choose?
    • A: Asheville, North Carolina. You get to live in the mountains with a relatively short drive to the ocean.
  • Q: How do you relax?
    • A: Reading romance novels ;) or binging Netflix shows!
  • Q: What motivates you to work hard?
    • A: Competition
  • Q: How do you take your coffee?
    • A: No coffee. My favorite drink is Coke Zero Cherry.