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Rita Axelrod, MD

Rita Axelrod, MD

Oncology Philadelphia, PA

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

Office Address

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  • 834 Chestnut St
    Suite 314
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    Phone: (215) 955-8874
    Fax: (215) 503-7515

Dr. Axelrod's 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

Dr. Axelrod's Education & Medical Training

  • Lankenau Medical CenterLankenau Medical CenterFellowship, Hematology/Oncology
  • University Pennsylvania School of MedicineUniversity Pennsylvania School of MedicineFellowship, Hematology/Oncology
  • Medical College of GeorgiaMedical College of GeorgiaResidency, Internal Medicine
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital CenterSt Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital CenterResidency, Internal Medicine
  • New York Univ Sch of MedNew York University School of MedicineMedical School

Dr. Axelrod's Certifications & Licensure

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

Dr. Axelrod's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesMeaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011
  • SuperDoctors.comSuper DoctorSuperDoctors.com

Dr. Axelrod's Clinical Trials

Dr. Axelrod's Publications & Presentations

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Dr. Axelrod's 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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