Dr. David Axline, MD

Cardiology  |  
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Age 55
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Dr. David Axline, MD
Dr. David Axline, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Naples, FL. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Axline is affiliated with NCH Downtown Naples Hospital and NCH North Naples Hospital.

399 Tamiami Trl N Ste 300

Naples, FL 34102

Contact Information

(239) 624-4200

Dr. David Axline, MD

Dr. David Axline, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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more than 99% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Atrial Fibrillation
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Axline "My main responsibility is to take care of patients. This begins in my office visits with a clear focus on listening and talking to the patient before then formulating a strategy for diagnosis and treatment. This might range anywhere from kind reassurance to sophisticated diagnostic testing and procedures. All care is individualized, and I strive to be compassionate and thorough. My special interests and expertise also lie in a variety of cardiac imaging modalities which I use for diagnosis, followup and treatment of a wide range of cardiac diseases. This includes diagnostic cardiac catheterization, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography and cardiac CT and CT coronary angiography. I have a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of congestive heart failure, atrial fibrillation and coronary artery disease. Difficult-to-control hypertension and elevated cholesterol are common clinical challenges that I face daily. Primary prevention has also become an important part of my practice with an emphasis on blood pressure, cholesterol and life style changes including smoking cessation and better exercise habits."

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Bruit
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease in Women
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • High Cholesterol
  • High Triglycerides
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension, Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis-Induced
  • Hypertension, Coarctation of the Aorta-Induced
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Doppler
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Princeton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Pittsburgh School Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania School Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of Massachusetts Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1987
Media & Publications

Dr. Axline has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Axline's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Axline to family and friends
3.2
based on 12 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Axline's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
Marco Island, FL |
We were fortunate to have been connected with Dr. Axline due to a pre-op abnormality. He presents himself very professionally, seems to listen well, synthesizes a patient's info/health history quickly and willingly answers probing questions from the patient. He offered good explanations for his testing recommendations. The follow-through of Dr. Axline and his nursing staff were very good. We felt very comfortable with him and highly recommend him as a cardiologist.
in Naples, FL |
My husband has been seeing Dr. Axline for 4 and 1/2 years, and he is quite pleased with his visits. He takes his health insurance. We are so glad to have a cardiologist we can rely on in time of need. He is affiliated with NCH, our hospital.
in Naples, FL |
Why people leave stars without explanation is beyond me, it's not helpful. NCH first needed the records transferred over from Texas which we did. As soon as they got the records they hooked us up with Dr. Axline the next day which was great. Dr. Axline is not exactly beaming with personality but he was very effective in his questions. Doctors are in very short supply in Naples esp. Cardiologists. He gave us advise and checked her over thoroughly. Also, he always wears an epic bow tie.
in Bonita Springs, FL |
Beware when you go to Dr Axline. He is VERY expensive My appointment lasted 15 minutes. All he did was listen to my heart and I was charged $410.00. When I called about the bill they would not give me a break down of the bill.
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Dr. Axline accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Axline has admitting privileges

NCH Downtown Naples Hospital
350 7th St N
Naples, FL 34102
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NCH North Naples Hospital
11190 Health Park Blvd
Naples, FL 34110
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