Dr. Maizes serves as the Chief of the Medical Staff, Director of the Sleep Lab, as well as the Medical Director of the Respiratory Department of JFK Medical Center. He is an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and the Pulmonary Education Coordinator of The University of Miami Palm Beach Regional Campus, JFK Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program. Prior to holding these positions, Dr. Maizes was recently the Chief of Medicine for two consecutive terms and prior to that Division Chief of Pulmonary Medicine at JFK Medical Center.
Dr. Maizes prides himself on looking at the entire picture, taking a multidisciplinary approach when treating his patients from the onset. His treatment includes identifying the causes of each symptom and then determining how they can be eradicated while also alleviating patients of any discomfort that may accompany the symptoms. He has developed relationships with medical professionals and institutions within and beyond the local South Florida area and collaborates as needed to attain the best and most thorough approach when diagnosing and treating his patients. “I enjoy helping my patients by providing them with the care I would want for my family, and ultimately improving their quality of life.”
In 1999, Dr. Maizes moved to Florida to start his professional career and family. Although Dr. Maizes can usually be found working, he also enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies, listening to music, catching up with old friends, cooking and eating a great meal, volunteering in the community with his family, biking, skiing in Colorado, and spending time in the Berkshires.
Pulmonology, Sleep Medicine, Critical Care Medicine Areas of Special Interest: COPD/Asthma, Interstitial Lung Diseases/Pulmonary Fibrosis, Pulmonary Hypertension, Lung Nodules and Cancer, Sleep Related Breathing Disorders, Narcolepsy, Chronic Cough, Bronchiectasis, Smoking Cessation, Lung Cancer Screening, Advanced Bronchoscopic.
Endobronchial Ultrasound and Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy
Languages: English and Spanish (patient-care)
BA, University of Pennsylvania
MD, New York Medical College
Residencies: Lenox Hill Hospital
Fellowships: Lenox Hill Hospital
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
Pulmonary Diseases, Sleep Medicine, Critical Care Medicine
Bethesda Hospital West, Good Samaritan Medical Center, JFK Medical Center Main and North Campuses, Palms West Hospital, and Wellington Regional Medical Center.
Long-Term Acute Care Privileges:
Select Specialty Hospital, Palm Beach and Kindred of the Palm Beaches
Society of Critical Care Medicine, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians