Dr. Axel K. Fuchs, MD

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology • Male • Age 68

14406 NE 20th Ave
Vancouver, WA 98686
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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Kaiser Permanente-Salmon Creek
Kaiser Permanente-Salmon Creek
14406 NE 20th Ave
Vancouver, WA 98686
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    Dr. Fuchs' Experience

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    Specialties

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Board Certifications

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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    • C-Section
    • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
    • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
    • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
    • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
    • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
    • Hysterectomy - Open
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
    • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
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    • Breech Position
    • Encounters for High-Risk Pregnancies
    • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
    • Endometriosis
    • Gestational Diabetes
    • Hematologic Abnormalities Associated With Pregnancy
    • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
    • Miscarriages
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Placenta Previa
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Preeclampsia
    • Uterine Fibroids
    • Vaginal & Pelvic Prolapse
    • Yeast Infections
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    Background Check for Dr. Fuchs

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Heinrich-Heine-Universitaet Dusseldorf, Medizinische Fakultat
    Graduated in 1974

    Internship Hospital

    Womens Hospital University Freiburg
    Complete in 1975

    Residency Hospital

    Humana Hospital University Louisville
    Complete in 1987
    Womens Hospital University Freiburg
    Complete in 1983

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Louisville
    Complete in 1981
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Fuchs & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Fuchs

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fuchs to family and friends

    6 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Fuchs' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    5 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    5 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    5 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 4 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Fuchs
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Fuchs accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Group Health Cooperative
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Molina
    • Providence Health Plans
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Kaiser Permanente-Salmon Creek
    14406 NE 20th Ave
    Vancouver, WA 98686
    (360) 418-6001 (Office)
    (360) 571-4246 (Fax)
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