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Max Wiznitzer, MD

Max Wiznitzer, MD



64 Ratings 15 Reviews


Pediatric Neurology, Neurology

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  • Division Chief, Pediatric Neurology, UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
  • Division Chief, Pediatric Neurology, UH Cleveland Medical Center
  • Professor, CWRU School of Medicine

Max Wiznitzer, MD, is a pediatric neurologist in the Neurologic Institute at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital. He is a Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Dr. Wiznitzer is board certified in pediatrics, neurology with a special qualification in child neurology and neurodevelopmental disabilities. His special interests include attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorders, developmental and behavioral disorders, and pediatric neurology. He was named to the UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital staff in 1986.

Dr. Wiznitzer earned a bachelor’s degree in medical education from Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., and his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School. He completed a pediatrics residency and a fellowship in developmental disorders at Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, and a fellowship in pediatric neurology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa. He completed his postdoctoral training as a National Institutes of Health National Research fellow in higher cortical functions at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, N.Y.

His research interests include autism and pediatric stroke. He has served as Principal Investigator, co-investigator, and consultant on research studies in these areas funded by the National Institutes of Health and other institutions.

Dr. Wiznitzer has authored or co-authored 11 textbook chapters and nearly 70 scientific papers in leading medical journals. He is a reviewer for Neurology, Journal of Child Neurology, Pediatric Neurology, Pediatrics, Lancet Neurology, and Brain and serves on several editorial boards. He has presented more than 50 abstracts and more than 200 lectures at national medical meetings and community, parent and education groups, speaking on autism, ADHD, and other pediatric neurology and development topics.

Dr. Wiznitzer is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Neurology, Child Neurology Society, and the Society of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics.


  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders and Related Disorders
  • Developmental and Behavioral Disorders
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Pediatric Neurology


Languages Spoken


Office Locations

RBC Rainbow Babies & Childrens

11100 Euclid Ave
Suite: 170
Cleveland, OH 44106

Pediatric Specialties

5850 Landerbrook Dr
Suite: 220
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124

Rainbow Specialties Center

960 Clague Rd
Suite: 1600
Westlake, OH 44145

Pediatric Specialties

4001 Carrick Dr
Suite: 220
Medina, OH 44256

Middlefield Das Deutsch Center

14567 Madison Rd
Middlefield, OH 44062

UH Rainbow Physicians and Surgeons

4137 Boardman Canfield Rd
Suite: LL5
Canfield, OH 44406

Firelands Sandusky Healthcare Center

2520 Columbus Ave
Suite: H
Sandusky, OH 44870

Patient Experience Reviews

4.7 out of 5

64 Ratings

Patient Comments (15)

Reviewed On 8/1/2023
Dr. Wiznitzer's brilliance is paralleled by his compassion.

Reviewed On 8/1/2023
Always a good experience. I really like Dr. Max!

Reviewed On 8/1/2023
Excellent care

Reviewed On 7/1/2023
The interaction was thorough and efficient. Plenty of time to discuss concerns and obtain feedback/recommendations.

Reviewed On 6/1/2023
We love the staff and the provider.

Reviewed On 6/1/2023
We love Bradley doctor always willing to listen and explain things with both of us.

Reviewed On 5/1/2023
I think Dr.Wiznitzer is a very kind and knowledgeable person. He treats my grandson with respect and acknowledges him @ his visits. I can't tell you how refreshing that is as his caregiver. Also, I have recommended him several times already!

Reviewed On 4/1/2023
*** Dr. Wiznitzer is a very good and caring doctor. ***

Reviewed On 4/1/2023
I'd love to have another appointment like this.

Reviewed On 3/1/2023
My son has been seeing Dr. Wiznitzer for a very long time. He is a wonderful provider and always has had my sons welfare as his top priority. The care he has given my son through all these years has been excellent. He also takes the time to listen to me and my concerns and does not rush me. He has always answered and addressed all of my concerns completely and never rushes me. Dr. Wiznitzer is wonderful!!!

Reviewed On 3/1/2023
Excellent care. I always like seeing Dr Max

Reviewed On 3/1/2023
Always a great experience with doc... Plus we chat a few minuets after about nonspecific to clients condition My son and I always ask questions 99.9% of the time they are answered in a way we all understand !!!!!!!

Reviewed On 2/1/2023
Dr. Wiznitzer is the best. Very blessed to have him as part of our care team

Reviewed On 1/1/2023
We cannot imagine ever going to anyone else who would understand all of the complexities of our son's medical needs.

Reviewed On 12/1/2022
*** Dr. Witnizer is an awesome phycian and has taken care of my daughter since ***. I would literally trust him with my life. Hopefully he will not retire anytime soon! If so, he deserves it. UH is blessed to have such a knowledgeable doctor. ***

Research & Publications

Research Interests

Autism, Behavioral Neurology

Certifications & Memberships

  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


Research Fellowship | Disorders of Higher Cognitive Function in Children
Disorders of Higher Cognitive Function in Children - Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University (1984 - 1986)

Residency | Pediatric Neurology
Pediatric Neurology - Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia (1981 - 1984)

Fellowship | Developmental Disabilities
Developmental Disabilities - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (1980 - 1981)

Residency | Pediatrics
Pediatrics - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (1977 - 1980)

Medical Education
Northwestern University Feinberg School Of Medicine (1973 - 1977)

Northwestern University (1975)

Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

View UH’s policy (PDF) on practitioner-industry relationships.

As of December 31, 2016, Max Wiznitzer disclosed the following Outside Relationships with Industry:

  • - Novartis Pharmaceuticals - Consulting