Get to know Family Physician Dr. George Maxted, who serves patients in Fall River, Massachusetts.
A seasoned family physician, Dr. Maxted serves as a clinician, mentor, teacher, and Medical Director of SSTAR. He has particular interest and skill in the areas of geriatrics, sports medicine, addiction, evidence-based medicine, metacognition (decision-making), office procedures, pain management and the breadth of family medicine.
At SSTAR, their mission above all else is healing the community, one person at a time. They provide a personal level of healthcare and addiction treatment that addresses the mental, physical, and spiritual wellbeing of everyone they touch.
In regards to his educational background, Dr. Maxted earned his medical degree from the Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1977, before completing his residency in family medicine at Duke University in 1980.
An authority in his field, the doctor is board-certified in family medicine, geriatrics, and sports medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM). The ABFM is a non-profit, independent medical association of American physicians who practice family medicine and its sub-specialties.
In his professional experience, he has served as Medical Director for Valley-Wide Health Systems, was twice President of the Medical Staff at Mercy Regional Medical Center, and was Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Colorado Department of Family Medicine. In 2001, he retired from the Indian Health Service as a Captain in the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service, after a 21 year career that included five years on the Hopi Reservation and 16 years at the Southern Colorado Ute Service Unit.
Furthermore, Dr. Maxted worked with the University of Massachusetts Family Medicine Residency from 2006 to 2010, and as clinician, Assistant Clinical Professor, Education Director and Vice President for Medical Services at the Family Health Center of Worcester. Most recently, he was the Associate Program Director and faculty physician at the Tufts University Family Medicine Residency at Cambridge Health Alliance.
Family medicine is a medical specialty devoted to comprehensive health care for people of all ages. The specialist is called a family physician or family doctor. A family physician is often the first person a patient sees when seeking healthcare services. They examine and treat patients with a wide range of conditions and refer those with serious ailments to a specialist or appropriate facility.
Among his various accolades, Dr. Maxted has been the recipient of The Mark Aisner, MD Award for Excellence in Teaching Physical Diagnosis in 2016.
Learn More about Dr. George Maxted:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/2396536-George-Maxted-Family-Practitioner or through SSTAR, https://www.sstar.org/cpt_team_member/george-maxted/
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