Damian R. Maxwell, M.D.

Damian R. Maxwell, M.D.

  • Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida
  • Pediatric Surgery

Damian R. Maxwell, M.D. is a Pediatric Surgeon.

  • 239-343-6050 — Office
  • 239-343-6050 — For Appointment


Clinical Interests:
  • Interested in:
  • Advanced minimally invasive surgery, including laparoscopy
  • General surgery
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Fort Myers
Patients Treated:
  • Children and Adolescents Only
For Appointment:
  • Referral Only

Education & Training

Medical School:
  • University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
  • Surgical Residency, Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, W.Va.
Board Certification(s):
  • Board certified in:
  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Related Caregivers

Clinical Care

Dr. Minkes treats children, adolescents, and young adults with illnesses, injuries or disorders that require surgical intervention, such as surgical repair of birth defects, diagnosis and surgical care of tumors, gastrointestinal surgery, and other surgical procedures for children. His clinical expertise are in pediatric laparascopy, neonatal surgery, oncological surgery, pediatric thoracic surgery, minimally invasive surgery.

Dr. Minkes provides a supportive, age appropriate approach to pediatric surgery in order to reduce the stress of a child and family who face the often frightening prospect of surgery.

Education & Training

Robert Minkes earned his medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed a general surgery internship and residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/ Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He also completed a pediatric surgery fellowship at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Minkes is board certified in general surgery and pediatric surgery by the American Board of Surgery.

Professional Experience

Dr. Minkes serves as the medical director of pediatric surgical services at Golisano Children’s Hospital. He also is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is a member of the American Pediatric Surgical Association.


Pediatric Surgery
  • 16230 Summerlin Rd
  • Suite 215
  • Fort Myers, FL 33908
Mon - Fri : 8am - 5pm
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  • Phone: 239-343-6050
  • Fax: 239-343-6136
Pediatric Specialty Clinic
  • 22655 Bayshore Road
  • Suite 120
  • Port Charlotte, FL 33980
Mon - Fri : 8am - 4:30pm
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  • Phone: 941-235-4900
  • Fax: 941-235-4901

* An outpatient department of Lee Memorial Hospital.