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Thomas Maxey, MD

  • Pediatrics

Thomas Maxey, MD

  • Pediatrics
Thomas Maxey, MD
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Atrium Health Provider
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age-group-children-filled Treats only Children

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Practicing Specialties

  • Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
  • Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

  • Cardiology - Heart
  • Congenital Cardiac Defects
  • Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease


  • English


“I am extremely fortunate to offer children and their families the most advanced surgical options available. My goal is to give every child with congenital heart disease an opportunity to live a fulfilling life. I am honored to provide exceptional care every day.”

Dr. Maxey is board certified in cardiothoracic surgery with a focus on treating congenital heart defects in people of all ages, especially newborn babies. He specializes in surgical repair of congenital heart defects, palliation of single ventricle heart disease, mechanical support and heart transplants.

Dr. Maxey serves as the interim chairman of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Atrium Health Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute. He was named an Atrium Health Physician of the Quarter and has been named a Top Doctor by Charlotte magazine for multiple years.

He became fascinated with cardiovascular disease in college while studying under a professor who was a heart transplant recipient. Dr. Maxey has a passion for teaching others and developing a team approach to providing optimal patient care. 

Dr. Maxey received his medical degree at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He completed a residency at the University of South Florida and a fellowship at Emory University.

He is married and the father of 2 sons. A self-proclaimed foodie, in his free time he enjoys exercising, gardening and traveling with his wife, who loves to cook. 



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Professional Education

  • Eastern Virginia Medical School


  • University of South Florida


  • Emory University