Dr. Chester Maxson, MD

Dr. Chester Maxson, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(39)
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Dr. Chester Maxson, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Jupiter, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Pennsylvania in 1986 and specializes in gastroenterology.

1002 S Old Dixie Hwy Ste 201

Jupiter, FL 33458

Contact Information

(561) 744-2200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • America's Health Choice
  • America's Health Insurance Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • 32 More

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Top Care Areas

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dysphagia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Indigestion
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Maxson "Our commitment is to ensure the South Florida Community receives the ultimate access to a broad range of high-quality gastroenterology services including diagnostics and treatments. Dedicated to excellence in gastroenterology care, we are sure you'll find that our Digestive CARE physicians are among the very best in Florida."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Manometry

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Medical College Of Pennsylvania
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Hospital Of The Medical College Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Hospital Of The Medical College Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Graduate Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Maxson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Maxson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Maxson to family and friends
3.5
based on 39 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Maxson's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

If you are a senior and high risk for colon cancer, do NOT use Dr. Maxson. His office took no special effort to ensure that our high risk mother got her followup colonoscopy. In 2009, a procedure showed our mother had polyps and needed to return in 2012. Dr. Maxson's office sent only one...more
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I will never go back here again. It is impossible to talk with anyone over the phone, you can never call Dr Maxson himself. If you ask the nurse practitioner to call you, usually expect about 2 days before you end up calling again and reminding them. Then later that day you will get a call. Both Dr...more
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in Palm Beach Gardens, FL |
Dr. Maxson is an experienced professional who you can count on. He takes his time and clearly explains his findings and his recommendations. I would highly recommend him.
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Jupiter, FL |
I would leave zero stars if that was an option, I couldn't even make an appointment because the receptionist was so rude and impatient to me on the phone but I would never use this office The receptionist who answers the phone or of any business is the face of a business and if a doctor has a...more
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Mix-up with my medical chart. Office did not schedule the CT as ordered by the doctor, I had to schedule it myself and then picked up the report. No follow-up nor treatment options for my diagnosis. Doctor spent less than one minute with me before ordering the tests with no physical examination.
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Dr. Maxson accepts 41 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • America's Health Choice
  • America's Health Insurance Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
    SouthCare
  • Dimension Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Florida Health Administrators
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Guardian
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    Interplan Health Group
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
    Integrated Health Plan (IHP)
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • NALC Health Benefit Plan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • PHCS
  • POMCO Group
  • Preferred Care Partners
  • Preferred Medical Plan
  • Sanus Health
  • Total Health Choice
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • USA Health and Wellness Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization
  • Vista Health Plan
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Maxson has admitting privileges

Jupiter Medical Center
1210 S Old Dixie Hwy
Jupiter, FL 33458
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