Dr Maydell is originally from South Africa where he completed his medical school at the University of Pretoria, and internship at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, which is the hospital credited with having performed the first heart transplant in the world by famed Cardiothoracic surgeon Dr Christiaan Barnard. Dr Maydell went on to complete his Diagnostic Radiology residency at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town and thereafter moved to Chicago, IL where he completed four years of Radiology fellowships at Rush University Medical Center to obtain the American Board of Radiology certification in Diagnostic Radiology. Dr Maydell completed two years of Neuroradiology fellowship, a year of Body MRI and Musculoskeletal MRI fellowship during which he received the ‘Fellow Teacher Award’ of the year as voted by the residents, and then a year of Vascular and Interventional Radiology fellowship.
Dr Maydell has been passionate about practicing Interventional Radiology ever since he was introduced to the field in residency, and over the past five years since fellowship has performed hundreds of angiograms and venograms per year treating a variety of medical conditions using minimally invasive techniques.
Dr Maydell’s interests are concentrated in the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD), uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), prostatic artery embolization (PAE), genicular artery embolization, hemorrhoidal artery embolization, May Thurner syndrome, lower extremity venous post thrombotic syndrome, pelvic congestion syndrome, varicocele embolization and new and developing minimally invasive highly effective Interventional Radiology therapies.
“I thoroughly enjoy the exciting field of Interventional Radiology,” Dr Maydell says, “I truly believe it is the future of Medicine. It is an incredibly collaborative and quickly advancing specialty that strives to constantly develop new minimally invasive yet highly effective procedures. I am very proud and enthusiastic to give my patients alternatives to traditional open surgery that can be equally as effective in treating their symptoms.”
In his spare time Dr Maydell enjoys traveling, going to gym, swimming in the pool and the sea, and spending time with family and friends.
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