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Chester J. Maxson, MD, FACG

Primary Specialties:
  • Gastroenterology  (Board Certified)

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Insurance Accepted:
  • Avmed
  • Ambetter
  • Amerigroup
  • TriCare
  • United Healthcare
  • Beech Street
  • Molina
  • Medicare
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Dimension Health
  • Humana
  • Care Plus
  • Coventry
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Multiplan
  • First Health
  • Great West - Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • About

    About

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Maxson is the Medical Director for the Center for Digestive Health at Jupiter Medical Center.

    Chester J. Maxson, M.D., is board certified in Gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania, completed an internship and residency at the Hospital of the Medical College of Pennsylvania and a fellowship in Gastroenterology and Nutrition at the Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    A Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology (FACG), Dr. Maxson served as Chief of Staff at Jupiter Medical Center from 2005 - 2008 and has been named one of the Top Doctors in Palm Beach County from 2008 – 2017. On staff at Jupiter Medical Center since 1997, Dr. Maxson currently serves as Medical Director of Jupiter Medical Center’s Frenchman’s Creek Digestive Health Center.

    Married with two children, his daughter Kathryn is working towards her PhD in Genomic Public Policy at Princeton University and his son Joey earned his Master’s Degree in Sports Medicine at Georgetown University and is working at a large sports agency in New York City. Dr. Maxson enjoys coaching basketball, playing golf and traveling.

  • Education

    Education

    Medical School:

    Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Internship:

    Hospital of the Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Residency:

    Hospital of the Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Fellowship:

    The Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification:

    American Board of Internal Medicine; American Board of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology; National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Research & Publications

    Research & Publications

    Maxson CJ, Greenfield SG, Turner JL. Acute Pancreatitis as a Common Complication of ddI Therapy in the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. Am J. Gastroenterology 87: 708-713, 1992. *

    Maxson CJ, Klein HD, Rubin W. Atypical Forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Medical Clinics of North America 78:1259-1273, 1994.

    Brooks MJ, Maxson CJ, Rubin W. The Infectious Etiology of Peptic Ulcer Disease: Diagnosis and Implications for Therapy. Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice 23:443-454, 1996.

    Neiblum D, Maxson CJ. Granular Cell Tumor of the Esophagus: Report of

    Two Cases. (abstract) Am J. Gastroenterology 91(9), Sept. 1996. *

    Maxson CJ, Dragonetti GC. Identification of Characteristic Endoscopic Features in Collagenous Colitis. (abstract) Am J. Gastroenterology 91(9), Sept. 1996. *

    Maxson CJ, Boynton RF, Rubin W. Limited Colitides: Proctitis, Solitary and Stercoral Ulcers, Typhilits, and Colitis Cystica Profunda. In: Textbook of Clinical Gastroenterology (Ed. LJ Brandt), 1997.

    Rubin W, Maxson CJ, Koerner RS, Dave B. Symptoms in Irritable Bowel Syndrome Improve with PPI Therapy. (abstract) Gastroenterology 114, April 1998. *

    Presentations: Maxson CJ. “Gastrointestinal Complications of Bariatric Surgery,” 1st Annual Conference on Bariatric Surgery, Jupiter Beach Resort, November 2003, January 2005.

    Maxson CJ. “Atypical Manifestations of GERD,” Jupiter Medical Center, April 2002.

    Maxson CJ. “PDT and Esophageal Malignancy,” Jupiter Medical Center, March 2002.

    Maxson CJ. “Implications of PDT in Future Therapy of Esophageal Malignancy,” Jupiter Medical Center, February 2001.

    Maxson CJ. “Photodynamic Therapy in Y2K,” Jupiter Medical Center, November 2000.

    Maxson CJ. “H. Pylori, Peptic Ulcer Disease, and Dyspepsia,” Jupiter Medical Center GI Grand Rounds, June 1997.

    Maxson CJ. “Acute Pancreatitis is a Common Complication of ddI Therapy in the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.” Oral presentation at annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology; October 30, 1990, San Francisco, CA. *

    Maxson CJ. “Immunosuppressive Agents in IBD,” presented by invitation to bi-monthly clinical forum of local CCFA chapter; May 26, 1996, Atlanta, GA.

    Neiblum D, Maxson CJ. “Granular Cell tumor of the Esophagus: Report of Two Cases.” Poster presentation at ACG National Fellows’ Forum; April 11, 1996, Scottsdale, AZ, and at annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology; October 21, 1996, Seattle, WA.

    Maxson CJ, Dragonetti GC. “Identification of Characteristic Endoscopic Features in Collagenous Colitis.” Poster presentation at annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology; October 22, 1996, Seattle, WA. *

    Maxson CJ. Medical Grand Rounds Presentations, Allegheny University of the Health Sciences:

    “Newer Pharmacologic Therapies in IBD,” November 1992

    “H. pylori: Implications for Diagnosis and Therapy,” May 1994

    “Non-ulcer Dyspepsia: A Newer Approach for a Diagnostic And Therapeutic Dilemma,” October 1996.