Rita Axelrod, MD

Rita Axelrod, MD

Oncology Philadelphia, PA

Professor Medical Oncology Thomas Jefferson University; Director, Jefferson Oncology Group


Office Address

  • 1025 Walnut St
    Suite 700
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    Phone: (215) 955-8874
    Fax: (215) 503-2715

Rita Axelrod, MD

Oncology Philadelphia, PA

Professor Medical Oncology Thomas Jefferson University; Director, Jefferson Oncology Group

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Oncology: General Oncology
  • Clinical Interests: Lung; Head and neck; Neck/neck pain; Esophagus/esophagul; Thoracic; head and neck cancer; thoracic cancers including lung; esophagus/upper GI; mesothelioma

Education & Medical Training

  • Lankenau Medical CenterLankenau Medical Center
  • Medical College of GeorgiaMedical College of Georgia
  • NYU School of MedicineNYU School of Medicine
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital CenterSt Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
  • University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of Pennsylvania

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical LicenseNJ State Medical License1985 - 2015
  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License1974 - 2016
  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License1971 - 2014
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1976
  • American Board of Internal MedicineMedical Oncology, 1977
  • American Board of Internal MedicineHematology, 1978

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Patient-Centered Specialty Practice Recognition ProgramNational Committee for Quality Assurance, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
  • Philadelphia MagazineCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

Medical Groups

  • Jefferson University Phys
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