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Cancer Affects the Entire Family
We Treat the Cancer and the People

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Your Life, Our Commitment

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The Road to Recovery
     Should Be Close to Home

Welcome to Gwinnett Radiation Oncology

Gwinnett Radiation Oncology was founded in 2009. At Gwinnett Radiation Oncology (GRO), we strive to provide the highest standards and quality of care for a person who is undergoing radiation therapy. GRO, which is a Vantage Oncology affiliate, you can find state-of–the-art technology, experienced and compassionate nurses, radiation therapists and physicists who work with physicians to care for people who need radiation therapy as part of their cancer management.

We are committed to treating our patients with a secure, stable and compassionate environment of hope, understanding and support. Our team offers superior cancer therapy and continuous quality improvement and high professional standards given by caring and qualified personnel. We offer a casual, friendly and comfortable atmosphere along with ongoing communication with designated caregivers and your physicians. Additionally, we offer integrative oncology services to our patients that include nutritional counseling and Life After Cancer programs.

Leela S. Maxa, MD
Director – Breast Cancer Services


Leela S. Maxa, MD

Radiation Oncology

Leela Maxa, MD is a board certified Radiation Oncologist. Vantage Oncology and its affiliate, Gwinnett Radiation Oncology takes great pride in being a leader in providing personalized cancer care in a community setting. Quality care, close to your home.

Dr. Maxa graduated from Birmingham-Southern College with a Bachelors 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.

She is married to John Maxa Jr., MD and they have two children.

• Undergraduate: Birmingham-Southern College
• Medical School: University of Alabama

• Internal Medicine – Brown University Program “C”/Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, R.I.

• Internal Medicine – Vanderbilt University Medical Center
• Internal Medicine – Emory School of Medicine

Board Certification:
• American Board of Radiology in Radiation Oncology


Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI)
CT Scanning & Simulation
Eclipse Treatment Planning System
High Dose Rate Brachytherapy (HDR)
Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS)

News / Events

Dr. Leela Maxa Delivers Personalized Care to Breast Cancer Patients

(March 5, 2013) GWINNETT, Ga. – A woman with breast cancer seeks comfort in knowing her doctor can provide both knowledgeable and compassionate care to treat her disease. Dr. Leela Maxa understands it’s not only important, but also necessary to provide women with well-rounded medical in-sight during their time of need. “When a patient is […]

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