About William Maisel


About Dr. William Maisel


Maisel_photoDr. William Maisel is a professional in the field of health science.  Dr. Maisel currently serves as the Deputy Director for Science and Chief Scientist at the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health.  In this position, he provides leadership in the implementation, development, management, execution, and direction of the Center’s broad national and international biomedical science programs.  A major focus in his position is to ensure the safety of medical devices.

Dr. William Maisel is very well educated in his profession.  William received his bachelors of science from the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  He would go on to attend Joan & Sanford I. Weill College of Cornell University where he received his Doctor of Medicine.  William later attended Harvard School of Public Health where he received his Master of Public Health.

Prior to joining the FDA, Dr. William Maisel was an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.  He holds more than 15 years of clinical experience as a Board-certified cardiologist.  Dr. Maisel has published over 120 research manuscripts, book chapters, and scientific abstracts on regulatory science, device innovation, and medical device safety and effectiveness.