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51 W. 51th St.
New York, NY   10019

Phone: (212) 326-8415
Fax: (212) 326-8496

-Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia Univers
-Medical Director, Interventional Bronchoscopy & Endobronchial Therapy Program, NewYork-Presbyterian
-Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
-Member, American Thoracic Society
-Member, American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology

Hospital Affiliations
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center

Roger Maxfield, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Medicine

Research Summary
Investigating bronchoscopic lung volume reduction and other bronchoscopic treatments for advanced emphysema

Research Activities
Clinical trials studying bronchoscopic insertion of one-way valves, stents, and coils for treatment of advanced emphysema.

Service Activities
Medical Director, Chest Clinic, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 1986-2007
Medical Ward Attending Rounds, 1985-present
Pulmonary Consult Rounds, 1985-present
Chest Clinic Teaching Attending, 1985-present

Positions & Appointments
2007-present Clinical Professor, Dept. of Medicine Columbia University Medical Center New York, NY
2007-present Attending Physician, Medical Service NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital New York, NY
2003-present Medical Director, Interventional Bronchoscopy Program NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital New York, NY
1992-2007 Associate Clinical Professor, Dept. of Medicine Columbia University Medical Center New York, NY
1992-2007 Associate Attending Physician, Medical Service NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital New York, NY

Education and Training
1970-1974 Biology Brown University, Providence, RI
1973-1977 Medicine Brown University, Providence, RI
1977-1980 Internal Medicine Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
1983-1985 Pulmonary Disease Bellevue-NYU & Manhattan VA, New York, NY

Honors and Awards
USPHS National Health Service Corps Award
for dedicated and outstanding service
Fellowship in American College of Physicians
Fellowship in American College of Chest Physicians
Best Doctors in America 2001-2010 editions
America’s Top Doctors, 9th edition
Top Doctors: New York Metro Area, 1st-13th editions
New York Magazine Best Doctors: 6/5/00, 6/15/09, 6/14/10

Special Interests
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.

Federally certified B-Reader for interpreting chest x-rays for pneumoconiosis (National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health)

Selected Publications:
1. Sterman DH, Mehta AC, Wood DE, Mathur P, McKenna RJ Jr, Ost DE, Truwit JD, Diaz P, Wahidi MM, Cerfolio R, Maxfield R, Musani AI, Gildea T, Sheski F, Machuzak M, Haas AR, Gonzalez HX, Springmeyer SC, for the IBV Valve US Pilot Trial Research Team (2010) A Multicenter Pilot Study of a Bronchial Valve for the Treatment of Severe Emphysema Respiration 79:222-233

2. Maxfield RA (2004) New and Emerging Minimally Invasive
Techniques for Lung Volume Reduction Chest 125:777-783

3. Lederer DJ, Thomashow BM, Ginsburg ME, Austin JH, Bartels MN, Yip CK, Jellen PA, Brogan FL, Kawut SM, Maxfield RA, DiMango AM, Simonelli PF, Gorenstin LA, Pearson GD, Sonett JR. (2007) Lung Volume Reduction Surgery for Pulmonary Emphysema: Improvement of the Body Mass Index, Airflow Obstruction, Dyspnea, and Exercise Capacity Index after One Year J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:1434-1438

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