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Dr. Dan Axthelm, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 63

Dr. Axthelm

Dr. Dan Axthelm, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Fort Worth, TX and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(817) 346-5477

Dr. Axthelm accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Axthelm's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Axthelm treats Fibromyalgia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Axthelm treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Axthelm treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Axthelm treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Axthelm treats Arthritis more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Axthelm treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Axthelm's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Dan Axthelm, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Fort Worth, TX and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Okla Health Science Center
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Okla Health Science Center
Residency Hospital
1983
Okla Health Science Center
Internship Hospital
1982
University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine
Medical School
1987
1985
1983
1982

Awards

Dr. Axthelm's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Axthelm

3.1

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
42.10526315789474%
(8)
4 Stars
10.526315789473685%
(2)
3 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
42.10526315789474%
(8)

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Dr. Axthelm was very knowledgeable and thorough. The wait was about 40 minutes for the first appointment. He prescribed medication for my arthritis and concluded that I should have had my knees replaced by now. He has recommended the Texas Hip and Knee Center. He only takes checks or cash.
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He is not up to date with current treatment protocols. He doesn't like patient involvement in the care plan. He doesn't like to answer questions. He told me that the medication he was prescribing for my condition would make me blind and offered no other alternatives. His receptionist is the rudest...Read More
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I have seen Dr. Axthelm for over 20 years. I wouldn't go anywhere else. He is always kind & gentle & cares for his patients. I see him for fibromyalgia & he has helped me manage it all these years. He doesn't force you to do anything you're not comfortable with. He spends as much time as needed. My...Read More
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Front receptionist (Connie, I believe) is very rude & short on the phone. I am trying to set up a self pay appointment for my other & Connie was short, absolutely rude and offered no help. My sister is in the medical profession so I had her call Dr. Axthelm to which Connie answered the phone to...Read More
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Dr. Axthelm is very caring, gentle in examination of my fibromyalgia and through. He has helped me find the right medications and with information to help control the symptoms. I would recommend him to anyone needing a rheumatologist.
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