Dr. Justin Maxwell is a Maryland native who grew up in Olney. He attended the University of Maryland at College Park where he played baseball from 2001 to 2005. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science in 2005. Drafted as an outfielder by the Washington Nationals in the 4th round of the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft, Dr. Maxwell played professionally from 2006 to 2016. He played in the Major Leagues for the Washington Nationals, Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, and San Francisco Giants. Dr. Maxwell finished his playing career in South Korea playing for the Lotte Giants in the Korean Baseball Organization. Transitioning into dentistry upon his acceptance to the University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) in 2018, he graduated Summa Cum Laude as a Doctor of Dental Surgery in the Class of 2022. During his time at UMSOD, he was President of the Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society and served as a member of the Student National Dental Association, American Student Dental Association, Alpha Omega International Student Society, Gorgas Odontological Honorary Society, and Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. Dr. Maxwell spent the final year of his dental education as a Diamond Scholar in the Advanced Education of General Dentistry Program at UMSOD.
Dr. Maxwell is happily married with 3 children and resides in Frederick County. He is a highly active volunteer in youth baseball and basketball having coached numerous highly competitive teams. He is also a sports broadcaster and has served as the color analyst for the Washington Nationals on the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network. He is extremely excited to be joining the Gallagher and Kuhn Dental Group and is looking forward to serving the Westminster community.