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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma Surgery • Male • Age 40

1717 Oak Park Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70601
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Dr. Axelrad's Experience

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Dr. Axelrad's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Axelrad Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
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Conditions Dr. Axelrad Treats

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Hospital Quality

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Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
1701 Oak Parks Boulevard
Lake Charles, LA 70601

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Orthopaedics Specialists
Orthopaedics Specialists
1717 Oak Park Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70601
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    Dr. Axelrad's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
    • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
    • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Bone & Joint Orthopedics
    • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
    • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
    • Orthopedic Fracture Care
    • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Spinal Nerve Block
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    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Back Pain
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Pointer Injuries
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Fracture
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
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    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
    • Wrist Fracture
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Internship Hospital

    Boston Medical Center

    Residency Hospital

    Boston Medical Center

    Fellowship Hospital

    Hospital For Special Surgery

    Undergraduate Schools

    Louisiana State University

    Other Education

    Louisiana State University Doctorate Degree
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Axelrad & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Axelrad's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    8 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 7 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Axelrad
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    9 responses
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    9 responses
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    9 responses
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    Is Dr. Axelrad accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Assurant Health
    • AvMed
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
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    1717 Oak Park Blvd
    Lake Charles, LA 70601
    (337) 494-4900 (Office)
    (337) 494-4936 (Fax)
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