Dr. Rita Axelrod, MD is a hematology & oncology specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 49 years. She specializes in hematology & oncology and medical oncology.


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Knowledgeable and Compassionate.... She will take whatever time is necessary and try whatever road she can to help her patients. I had been given 6 months in 2001 and is still here and able to enjoy my grandchildren as of 2016. What a wonderful caring doctor.
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Dr. Axelrod's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Lung Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Axelrod treats Lung Cancer more than 95% of her peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
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Dr. Axelrod treats Head and Neck Cancer more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Axelrod treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Pulmonary Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Axelrod treats Pulmonary Disease more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Axelrod treats this condition more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Axelrod's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracentesis
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Rita Axelrod, MD is a hematology & oncology specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 49 years. She specializes in hematology & oncology and medical oncology.

Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Education

Lankenau Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Philadelphia General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Medical College of Georgia
Residency Hospital
1971
Roosevelt Hospital
Internship Hospital
1970
New York University School of Medicine
Medical School
1971
1970

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