Dr. Michael Axe, MD

Dr. Michael Axe, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Michael Axe, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Dover, DE and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1979 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic knee surgery, and more.

737 S Queen St Ste 2

Dover, DE 19904

Contact Information

(302) 672-7700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medicaid
  • 3 More

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Dr. Axe's Experience

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Dr. Axe's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Axe "Allowing a First State Orthopaedics surgeon to operate on you is the biggest honor you can give us. Patients need to be well informed of their musculoskeletal problem and actively involved in their treatment to get the most timely return to painless activity and prevent future problems."

4  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Clinical Research
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

70  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
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18  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Delaware.

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

  • Bucknell University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Medical Center Of Delaware
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Pittsburgh Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harborview Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Hughston Sports Medicine Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Christiana Care
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Axe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Axe's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Axe to family and friends
28 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Axe's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Axe is a highly knowledgeable and skilled doctor.
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Dr. Axe was incredibly attentive to the physical needs for me as a student athlete. Even with a difficult injury, Dr. Axe has made a plan for my injury and recovery that will allow me to compete in High School and at the collegiate level. His knowledge and expertise has been exceptional.
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Dr. Axe has been great!
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Very informative and friendly
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Great treatment
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