Dr. Peter Axelrod MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Peter Axelrod is an infectious disease specialist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Fox Chase Cancer Center-American Oncologic Hospital and Temple University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Axelrod accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Fox Chase Cancer Center-American Oncologic Hospital and one of 9 at Temple University Hospital who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

Pennsylvania Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Emergency Medicine, 1983 - 1984

Temple University Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1980 - 1983

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1984 - 1987

Yale University School of Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Infectious Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

PA State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Longitudinal epidemiology of multidrug-resistant (MDR) Acinetobacter species in a tertiary care hospital.
Baang, J. H.,Axelrod, P.,Decker, B. K.,Hujer, A. M.,Dash, G.,Truant, A. R.,Bonomo, R. A.,Fekete, T.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California 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
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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