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Dr. Rita Axelrod, MD

Hematology & Oncology*
4.9 (128)
Map Pin Small Philadelphia, PA
Accepting new patients
54 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Rita Axelrod, MD

Dr. Rita Axelrod, MD is a Hematology & Oncology Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. They specialize in Hematology & Oncology, has 54 years of experience, and is board certified in Hematology. They graduated from New York University Grossman School of Medicine and is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Axelrod, completed a residency at Augusta University Medical College of Georgia. Patients rated Dr. Axelrod an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Axelrod works at Jefferson Medical Oncology Associates in Philadelphia, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Lung Cancer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Axelrod's Office Locations

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    Jefferson Medical Oncology Associates
    1101 Chestnut St Fl 14, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 395-9680

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    • Aetna
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    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Capital Blue Cross
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    • Cigna-HealthSpring
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Devon Health
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    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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    • Intergroup
    • Keystone Health Plan East
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    • One Net
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    • QualCare
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    • UPMC
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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.9
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    About Dr. Rita Axelrod, MD

    Specialties*
    • Hematology & Oncology

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    Years of Experience
    • 54 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1881616126
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Lankenau Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Augusta University Medical College of Georgia
    Residency
    Internship
    • St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • New York University Grossman School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Rita Axelrod, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Axelrod is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Axelrod has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Axelrod works at Jefferson Medical Oncology Associates in Philadelphia, PA. View the full address on Dr. Axelrod’s profile.

    Dr. Axelrod has seen patients for Lung Cancer, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Axelrod on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    128 patients have reviewed Dr. Axelrod. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Axelrod.

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