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artist , Cardiologist , nephrologist

Mike Mazer, American cardiologist, retired nephrologist, artist. Achievements include development of the first acute hemodialysis on the South Shore of Massachusetts, 1968; discovery of a Left Ventricular Myxoma by ultra sonography, 1984.


Mazer, Mike was born on May 17, 1936 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Louis and Belle Mazer.


Bachelor of Science cum laude, Boston University, Massachusetts, 1958. Doctor of Medicine, University Cincinnati, 1962.


Fellow gastrointestinal disease University Cincinnati, 1962—1964. Fellow renal and metabolic studies Medical Center Boston University, 1964—1965. Fellow cardiovascular disease West Roxbury Veterans Administration Hospital, 1967—1968.

Director acute hemodialysis Goddard Memorial Hospital, Stoughton, 1968—1990, chief Echocardiography and Noninvasive Vascular Lab, 1977—1994, chief cardiology, 1986—1994. Chief of nephrology Cardinal Cushing Hospital, Brockton, 1968—1994. Private practice Bridgewater Goddard Park Medical Associates, 1968—1998.

Co-director Brockton- Goddard Hemodialysis Unit, Brockton, 1992—1997. Chief cardiology Good Samaritan Medical Center, 1994—1997, chief Echocardiography and Noninvasive Vascular Lab, 1994—1997. Medical director Park Cardiographics, Taunton.

Director Cardiac Ultrasonography and Transtelephonic Monitoring National Medical Co. Director Cardiac Rehabilitation Center Striar Jewish Community Center, Stoughton, 1994—1997. Artist Mattapoisett, since 1997.


  • Achievements include development of the first acute hemodialysis on the South Shore of Massachusetts, 1968. Discovery of a Left Ventricular Myxoma by ultra sonography, 1984.


  • Other Work

    • Splash 9: Watercolor Secrets, 2006, Solo New Bedford Art Museum, Massachusetts, 2006, Splash 10: Passionate Brush Strokes, 2008, The Artistic Touch 4, 2010, Contemporary American Marine Art, 2003-2004. Co-author: Principles of Interpretation in Echocardiography, 1985. Editor: Journal Diagnostic Medical Sonography, 1985-1987.

      Over 400 exhibitions & 90 awards, collections, United States Coast Guard, Washington, Tabor Academy, Marion, Massachusetts, New Bedford Free Public library, Commonwealth Mass, Department Environmental Protection, Lakeville, Massachusetts, Marion Art Center, exhibitions include Zeeland Maritime Museum, Vlissingen, 2009, international exhibition, Maritime Museum, Vlissingen, Holland, one-man shows include New Bedford Art Museum, 2006, Cape Cod Art Museum, Dennis, Massachusetts, 2009, New Bedford Whaling Museum, 2009-2010, Represented in permanent collections Cape Cod Museum Art, New Bedford Art Museum, Represented in permanent collections New Bedford Whaling Museum, Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Contributor articles to professional publications.


Fellow: American Artists Professional League. Member: National Watercolor Society, Philadelphia Watercolor Society, New England Watercolor Society (president 2004-2007), Canton (Massachusetts) Art Association (director education 1997—2007), Coast Guard Artist Program, Cape Cod Art Association, Audubon Artists, Inc, Allied Artists of America, Academic Artists Association, American Society of Marine Artists, Rhode Island Watercolor Society (Best in Show award 2004), North Shore Arts Association, Philadelphia North East Watercolor Society, Texas Watercolor Society, Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, National Society of Artists, Missouri Watercolor Society, International Guild of Realism (associate), Mississippi Watercolor Society, Montana Watercolor Society, International Society of Marine Painters, Hudson Valley Art Association, Georgia Watercolor Society, The Salmagundi Club, Alpha Omega Alpha, Watercolor United States of America Honor Society.


Married Marilyn Wood, February 26, 1987. Children: Mark, Pamela.

Louis Mazer

Belle Mazer

Marilyn Wood

Mark Mazer

Pamela Mazer