Gwinnett Radiation Oncology - Leela Maxa, MD

Together: A Better Way To Fight Cancer

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. At our practice, 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.

Gwinnett Radiation Oncology is part of The US Oncology Network, a community of more than 1,400 affiliated physicians with expertise in medical oncology, hematology, radiation oncology, gynecologic oncology, urology, oncology surgery and other specialties. We believe local cancer care is better care. Practices in The Network deliver advanced integrated cancer care supported by a network of independent physicians who share expertise and resources to provide quality, value-based care close to home. The Network practices have more than 400 sites of care in over 25 states and treat over 850,000 patients annually. The Network is supported by McKesson Specialty Health, an industry leader in solutions that empower the community patient care delivery system to advance the science, technology and quality of care.

  • Address

311 Philip Blvd
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

  • Contact Information

P: (770) 995-3000
F: (770) 995-1427


Leela S. Maxa, MD

Leela Maxa, MD 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 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, Birmingham, AL
Medical School: University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Internship: Internal Medicine – Brown University Program “C”/Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, R.I.
Residencies: 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)





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