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    Leela Maxa, MD

    Radiation Oncology

    Medical School

    University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL


    Internal Medicine – Vanderbilt University Medical Center


    • Internal Medicine – Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    • Radiation Oncology – Emory School of Medicine; Chief Resident, 1997-1998

    Board Certification

    American Board of Radiology (ABR) for Radiation Oncology


    Dr. Leela Maxa is a board-certified Radiation Oncologist at Gwinnett Radiation Oncology, a practice that takes great pride in being a leader in providing personalized cancer care in a community setting. Dr. Maxa graduated from Birmingham-Southern College with a Bachelor of Science degree and received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Alabama, Birmingham – Medical School. After finishing her residency in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, she completed additional training in Radiation Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine where she served as Chief Resident in her final year. Dr. Maxa became a radiation oncologist to help people with their journey through cancer and specializes in treating breast, lung, brain, and gastrointestinal cancers and lymphoma. She is married to John E. Maxa, Jr., MD, and they have two grown children.

    Gwinnett Radiation Oncology specializes in radiation therapy, with state-of-the-art technology coupled with physician expertise and a comprehensive wellness program. Our patient-focused treatment planning and implementation is truly a team process, involving our doctors and skilled staff, as well as your own physician, other specialists or medical oncologists, and family members involved in your care. We develop treatment programs tailored for every patient’s unique situation, and combine it with one-on-one communication with everyone involved, against a background of hope, understanding, and emotional support.