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

Marie M. Blazer, DPM
Marie M. Blazer, DPM

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

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.

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