Roger Allen Maxfield, MD


Roger Allen Maxfield, MD


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

Location Info

51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

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About Roger Allen Maxfield, MD

Dr. Maxfield treats patients with a wide range of pulmonary diseases, including asthma, emphysema, lung cancer, and pulmonary infections. He has a special interest in interventional bronchoscopy including balloon dilatation, stent insertion, brachytherapy (endobronchial radiotherapy), argon plasma coagulation (non-contact electrocautery), and lung volume reduction surgery including bronchoscopic lung volume reduction for advanced emphysema.

Dr. Maxfield is a federally certified B-Reader for interpreting chest x-rays for pneumoconiosis (National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health). He is involved in clinical trials studying bronchoscopic insertion of one-way valves, stents, and coils for treatment of advanced emphysema.

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine


  • Asthma
  • Brachytherapy
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Electrocautery
  • Emphysema
  • Hypertension
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
  • Occupational Lung Disease
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Infectious Diseases
  • 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

  • America's Top DoctorsA, 9th-14th editions, 2016 editions, 2017 editions
  • Best Doctors in AmericaA 2001-2016 editions
  • Ewig Award for outstanding teaching 2011-2012
  • Fellowship in American College of Chest Physicians
  • Fellowship in American College of Physicians
  • Hall of Fame: 2017
  • New York Magazine Best Doctors: 6/5/00, 6/15/09, 6/14/10, 06/13/11, 6/11/12, 5/30/16
  • New York Super Doctors: 2008-2017
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area, 1st-18th editions, 2017 edition
  • USPHS National Health Service Corps Award for dedicated and outstanding service

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