Roger A. Maxfield, MD


Roger A. Maxfield, MD


Specialties: Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Cancer CareMore specialties
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

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51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

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About Roger A. Maxfield, MD

Dr. Maxfield treats patients with a wide range of pulmonary diseases, including asthma, emphysema, COPD, lung cancer, interstitial lung disease, and pulmonary infections. He also has a special interest in occupational lung disease. He is a National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health federally certified B-Reader for interpreting chest x-rays for pneumoconiosis (occupational lung disease).

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease


  • Asbestos Respiratory Problems
  • Asthma
  • Brachytherapy
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Electrocautery
  • Emphysema
  • General Pulmonology
  • Hypertension
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodules
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
  • Occupational Lung Disease
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Infectious Diseases
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Radiation Therapy


  • Internship: Georgetown University Hospital
  • Fellowship: Bellevue Hospital
  • Medical School: Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI
  • Residency: Georgetown University Hospital

Titles & Positions

  • Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Awards & Honors

  • Academy of Clinical Excellence, Columbia University Medical Center, 2016-present
  • Americas Top Doctors, 9th-14th editions and 2016-2021 editions
  • Best Doctors 2001-2018 editions
  • Ewig Award for outstanding teaching, 2011-2012
  • Fellowship in American College of Chest Physicians, 1988-present
  • Fellowship in American College of Physicians, 1987-present
  • New York Magazine Best Doctors: 6/5/00, 6/15/09, 6/14/10, 6/13/11, 6/11/12, 5/30/16, 6/1/19, 6/8/20
  • New York Super Doctors 2008-2021, Hall of Fame 2017-2021
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area, 1st-18th editions and 2016-2021 editions
  • USPHS National Health Service Corps Award for dedicated and outstanding service, 1983

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