Dr. Jonathan Axel, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 62

Dr. Axel

Tampa Bay Pulmonary Medicine PA

1704 S Alexander St Plant City, FL 33563

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Dr. Jonathan Axel, MD is a Pulmonologist in Plant City, FL and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Axel has more experience with Sleep Apnea than other specialists in his area. He graduated from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School medical school in 1985. He is affiliated with medical facilities Brandon Regional Hospital and South Florida Baptist Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Axel to book an appointment.

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Office staff is terrible. After waiting a month for my follow up, I missed a call from them the day before demanding confirmation of the appointment. When I returned the call a few minutes later, they had closed their phones and gone to lunch. I can't make calls during work hours, so I had to wait till first thing the next morning but it was too late, they had cancelled me! It's bad enough Dr. Axel doesn't like to look at his patients, but office staff that uncaring doesn't cut it for me.
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  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
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Dr. Axel prescribed an inhaler that has improved my deeper breathing. Also, the inhaler or combination of inhalers allows me to cough productively...a huge relief. Dr. Axel openly invites me to call anytime if I have more serious lung problems.
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Very frustrating appointment. Felt like I was talking to a robot. Doctor has no bedside manners at all. Had try to force him to listen to us and not just give diagnosis based on intake forms he had staff enter into database. He did not get enough history to understand my problem at all. Be prepared, he talks extremely loud and rudely dictates to a computer while sitting with you. We heard everyone else's diagnosis while waiting for our appointment. They will hear yours. Waited a long time for t
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Biography

Dr. Jonathan Axel, MD is a Pulmonologist in Plant City, FL and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Axel has more experience with...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1990
George Washington University
Fellowship Hospital
1988
U South Fla
Residency Hospital
1986
U South Fla
Internship Hospital
1985
UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
Medical School
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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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What are Dr. Jonathan Axel, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Axel frequently treats Sleep Apnea. See all practice areas where Dr. Axel specializes.

Where is Dr. Jonathan Axel, MD's office located?

Dr. Axel's office is located at 1704 S Alexander St, Plant City, FL 33563. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Axel

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Axel treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Axel treats other conditions, please contact the office at (813) 655-2500.

Sleep Apnea

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep Apnea specialists.

Dr. Axel is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Dr. Axel's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Wheezing

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Locations

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