Dr. Michael Maxwell, MD

Dr. Michael Maxwell, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Maxwell, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Mesa, AZ and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in cardiovascular surgery and thoracic surgery.

Red Mountain Cardiothoracic Surgeons, PC

2204 S Dobson Rd Ste 204

Mesa, AZ 85202
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Arizona Medical Network
  • Arizona PHCS
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Banner Health
  • Banner Physician Hospital Organization (BPHO)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Chandler Group
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Maxwell performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 94% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 93% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Maxwell's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Maxwell "Our mission is to provide the highest quality medical care in a supportive and comprehensive enviroment. We focus on each patient as an individual, taking the time to effect the best out comes."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

64  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Lung Injuries
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrioventricular Block
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Complications from Heart Procedures
  • Complications from Vascular Devices
  • Complications from Vascular Procedures
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease


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98  Procedures


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Background Check

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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.


  • Bowman Gray School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Wake Forest University Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Wake Forest Univ Baptist Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Maxwell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Maxwell does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Maxwell and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dignity Health - Chandler Regional Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Maxwell is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Maxwell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Maxwell to family and friends
15 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Maxwell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Outstanding in every aspect. I had an aortic root replacement and he removed an aortic aneurism. Very business like and professional. While I pray I never need his services again, I would use his services without delay.
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My father just had a triple bypass w/a valve replacement about a month ago. Dr. Maxwell was so understanding about our fears since my father is 81 years old. He explained what he was going to do and what to expect as he recovered. Not being in the medical field(I am a teacher) he explained...more
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He was absolutely wonderful , skilled and compassionate. He explained everything to my father clearly and in terms we could all understand. He took his time and we never felt that he was rushed or that we were bothering him When my father experiencd some complications following his surgery Dr...more
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Dr Maxwell took care of my husband's lung problems and did surgery on New Year's Day. My husband was having trouble with his lung collapsing, 3 times in December 2014. He was instrumental in getting us 5 more months together. Dr Maxwell also did surgery on the veins in my left leg. It was done...more
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