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 & Training

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

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
  • American Board of Internal MedicineMedical Oncology
  • American Board of Internal MedicineHematology

    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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