Dr. Matthew Axelrod, MD

Dr. Matthew Axelrod, MD

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Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o
(24)

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Dr. Matthew Axelrod, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Burlington, MA and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in rheumatology.

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

41 Mall Rd

Burlington, MA 01805
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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. Axelrod's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Axelrod treats Arthritis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Axelrod treats this condition more than 99% 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
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Axelrod treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Axelrod treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Psoriatic Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Axelrod treats Psoriatic Arthritis more than 95% of his peers

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

Dr. Axelrod's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Amyloidosis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Cryoglobulinemia
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Felty's Syndrome
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Goodpasture's Disease
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
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
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Chondromalacia
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

We are here to take care of what matters most, you. Lahey Health offers access to board-certified specialists in nearly every medical specialty and more than 75 primary care practices in over 30 communities providing you with the full continuum of care, all close to home.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

New York University
Fellowship Hospital
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2002
State University Of New York
Medical School
2002

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Axelrod's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Axelrod

3.9

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
70.83333333333333%
(17)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
25%
(6)

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  • Explains condition(s) well
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This Dr. Needs help with his bedside mannner it is much to be desired, don't get into a debate with him he is very vengeful when pointed out he is incorrect, he needs to stick to his field instead of getting involved in an area that he is not familiar with, I have seen many Doctors, he has been the...Read More
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Dr. Axelrod is an excellent provider who is very accessible via phone and LCMC's PHR messaging system. As a frequent traveler, I feel very comfortable contacting him with questions or updates. He responds in a timely manner. He practice pragmatic evidence-based medicine, which I truly appreciate....Read More
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Dr. Axelrod is one of the most caring and thorough doctors I have ever worked with. I have a complicated medical history and have met dozens doctors. Dr. Axelrod takes as much time as necessary to deal with issues in each appointment. He listens carefully, answers all questions, and has a natural...Read More
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Locations

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

New Patient?
(781) 334-8743

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
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Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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