Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Dennis G. Maki, MD

  • Infectious Diseases


Dr. Maki’s interests over the past three decades have included the study and prevention of nosocomial infections, the clinical application of novel agents for the treatment of septic shock, and the epidemiology and prevention of infections caused by antimicrobial resistant pathogens.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Internal Medicine
    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Infectious Diseases
    Medical School
    • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI
    • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA


    Additional conditions and treatments
    • Trauma and Life Support Center (TLC)

    Research and publications

    Dr. Maki’s research on the use of novel technology for the prevention of nosocomial infections has shown that the use of antimicrobial-impregnated foley catheters significantly reduces the rates of bacteruria among hospitalized patients who are catheterized for short periods of time.