Maya C. Spaeth, MD, CCFP, is co-director of the Hand, Microsurgery and Brachial Plexus Program at Nationwide Children’s with Dr. James Popp. She is also a member of the Section of Plastic Surgery at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and a clinical assistant professor of Plastic Surgery at Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Spaeth has been published in leading professional publications and is actively involved in research on congenital hand, brachial plexus, hemangioma and vascular malformations, and resident education. She came to Nationwide Children’s from Loma Linda University, where she served as assistant professor of Plastic Surgery and was actively involved in resident education. Dr. Spaeth received her Bachelor of Science from the University of British Columbia and attended Medical School at the University of Calgary. She completed residency training in Family Medicine at Dalhousie and a second residency in plastic surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. She finished a Hand and Microsurgery fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine and recently completed two observerships in Toronto and Boston for Brachial Plexus and Facial Reanimation. She is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery in both Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery.
Baby Blake had a whole team in place just for him, months before he entered the world. Diagnosed with spina bifida, Blake would need surgery within his first few days of life.