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Dr. Deborah Axelrod, MD

General Surgery* Age 66
Dr. Deborah Axelrod, MD
4.3 (34 Ratings)

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Dr. Deborah Axelrod, MD

General Surgery* Age 66
New York, NY
Accepting new patients
42 years of experience

Offers telehealth

 

Overview

Dr. Deborah Axelrod, MD works in New York, NY as a General Surgery Specialist and has 42 years experience.

They are board certified in General Surgery and graduated from UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA / ANCHORAGE CAMPUS in 1982. Dr. Axelrod has has worked on more claims relating to Breast Lump and Breast Cancer than other providers in the area. At present, Dr. Axelrod has received an average rating of 4.3 from patients and has been reviewed 34 times. They are affiliated with NYU Langone Hospital-Manhattan. Their office accepts new patients and has telehealth appointments. Dr. Axelrod practices at Practice in New York, NY.

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Locations

  1. 1 Nyu Langone Hospitals
    160 E 34th St, New York, NY 10016

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4.3
Based on 34 Reviews
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1 Star (5)

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Patient Reviews
May 14, 2023
I have been been under Dr Axelrod’s follow-up care since she performed surgery on me to remove a malignant breast tumor in 2014. Her excellent skills, collaboration with my oncologist and her follow-up care have contributed greater to my positive healing process. Not only is she very thorough, she takes time to explain and answer questions, but she inspires great confidence. Last year my daughter was also diagnosed with breast cancer, I reached out to her so that she would perform my daughters surgery. She immediately took my daughter under her wing and provided the best of care. I totally recommend Dr Axelrod as I believe she is the best in her field.
— May 14, 2023
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General Surgery
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA / ANCHORAGE CAMPUS
    1982
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Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery
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Dr. Deborah Axelrod, MD accepts new patients on Medical News Today.

Dr. Axelrod accepts telehealth appointments. Please call Dr. Axelrod's office to make an appointment.

Dr. Axelrod accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) as well as many others. See all of the insurances Dr. Axelrod accepts here.

Dr. Axelrod frequently sees patients for Breast Lump and Breast Cancer.

Dr. Axelrod has a star rating of 4.3/5 and has been reviewed 34 times.

Dr. Axelrod is board certified in General Surgery.

Dr. Axelrod has been practicing as a General Surgery Specialist for 42 years.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NYU Langone Hospital-Manhattan

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  1. Hepatitis C Screening: Questions for the Doctor

    Everyone ages 18 to 79 needs to get tested for hepatitis C. (USPSTF)

  2. Protect Yourself from Seasonal Flu

    Get the flu vaccine every year to protect yourself and others from the flu. (ACIP)

  3. Talk with Your Doctor About Depression

    Talk with your doctor about how you are feeling if you have been sad, down, or hopeless. (USPSTF)

  4. Get Your Well-Woman Visit Every Year

    See a doctor or nurse for a checkup once a year. (HRSA)

  5. Watch for Warning Signs of Relationship Violence

    If you think your partner might be abusive, talk with your doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)

  6. Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

    Get a Pap test every 3 years. If you get a Pap test and an HPV test, you can get screened every 5 years instead. (USPSTF)

  7. Get Tested for HIV

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  8. Get Your Blood Pressure Checked

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  9. Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation

    If you are concerned about your drinking, ask your doctor about screening and counseling. (USPSTF)

  10. Get Vaccines to Protect Your Health (Adults Ages 19 to 49 Years)

    Get important adult shots (vaccinations). (ACIP)

  11. Get Enough Folic Acid

    Learn why women your age need folic acid. (USPSTF)

  12. Quit Smoking

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  13. Talk with Your Doctor About Drug Misuse

    If you’re worried about your drug use, talk with a doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)