Benjamin Maxwell, M.D.


Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego

Medical School

University of Texas


UC San Diego


UC San Diego

Board Certifications

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry




Dr. Ben Maxwell is the medical director of the Children and Adolescent Psychiatry Services (CAPS). He has been with CAPS since 2010, first as a fellow, then as an attending physician.

After earning his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical School, he went on to complete his general residency at the University of California, Irvine.

Dr. Maxwell has psychiatry experience from various countries, including Spain, India, Guatemala and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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