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William Mayfield, MD

WellStar Medical Group
William Mayfield, MD
Specialties: Thoracic Surgery
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Languages Spoken: English
Degree: Doctor of Medicine
School: Medical College of Georgia
Residency: University of California Davis Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Florida College of Medicine
Certification: American Board of Thoracic Surgery
ACO Provider: Yes
Hospital Affiliations:
Wellstar Cobb Hospital
Wellstar Douglas Hospital
Wellstar Kennestone Hospital
Wellstar North Fulton Hospital
Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital


Dr. Mayfield earned his bachelor's degree from Mercer University in Macon, Ga., and his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. He completed his internship and residency at the University of California, Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, and his fellowship at the University of Florida College of Medicine Shands Hospital in Gainesville.
He serves as WellStar’s chief surgical officer, leading the surgeons and clinical teams that make up WellStar’s Surgery Network. His research and development efforts have focused on thoracoscopy instruments and innovative cardiac and thoracic surgical procedures, such as Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS).
Dr. Mayfield has been a driving force for WellStar’s cancer program, as well as participation in the International Early Lung Cancer Action Program (I-ELCAP), a lung cancer screening collaborative program. He is active in the development of novel instrumentation for surgery and teaches board certified thoracic surgeons about VATS procedures.
Dr. Mayfield is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and Society of Thoracic Surgeons and is board certified in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery.

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Office Locations

WellStar Medical Group
Thoracic Surgery Associates

61 Whitcher Street
Suite 4120
Marietta, GA 30060
Phone: (770) 424-9732
Fax: (770) 421-0228