Maxie L. Gordon, MD completed medical school in Nashville, Tennessee and a combined psychiatry and internal medicine residency in Greenville, North Carolina, where he served as assistant professor and founding director of the medicine/psychiatry unit. Dr. Gordon moved to Mississippi where he served as a National Health Service Corps scholar. He later joined the faculty of the University of Mississippi. There, he became Associate Professor and Director of Medical Student Education. Dr. Gordon is experienced in both institutional and community psychiatry, where he works as an activist. He reads and speaks widely on health disparities and has a weekly radio show. He has been awarded for teaching and community service. He is board certified.
Dr. Gordon serves as Immediate Past President of the Mississippi Psychiatric Association.