Dr. Thomas W. Axelrad, MD

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Dr. Thomas W. Axelrad, MD

Orthopedic Trauma Surgery | Male

Memorial Medical Group 1717 Oak Park Blvd, Lake Charles, LA 70601 Get Directions
(337) 494-4900

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Dr. Thomas W. Axelrad is an orthopaedic trauma surgeon on the staff of Memorial Medical Group. He received his medical...Read more

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
    • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
    • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Bone & Joint Orthopedics
    • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
    • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
    • Orthopedic Fracture Care
    • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    Dr. Axelrad says..

    SPECIALTIES

    • Orthopaedic Trauma

    • Pelvic and Acetabular Injuries

    • Joint Reconstruction

    • Joint Replacement

    • Hip Resurfacing

    • Hip Osteomy

    • Bone Infection Treatmen

    t• Bone Nonunion Treatment

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    • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprains and Strains
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Pointer Injuries
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Limb Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
    • Rib Fracture
    • Runner's Knee
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sever's Disease
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Sternum Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Wrist Fracture

    Procedures Performed

    • ACL Surgery
    • Arm Surgery
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Surgery
    • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Point Injection

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    • Internship Hospital
      Boston Medical Center
    • Residency Hospital
      Boston Medical Center
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Hospital For Special Surgery
    • Undergraduate School
      Louisiana State University
    • Other Education
      Louisiana State University Doctorate Degree

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Dr. Axelrad's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Axelrad says...

    Dr. Thomas W. Axelrad is an orthopaedic trauma surgeon on the staff of Memorial Medical Group.

    He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine. He also received a doctorate degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from LSU Health Sciences Center, and went on to complete his internship in general surgery and his residency in orthopaedic surgery from the Boston Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. While at Boston Medical Center, Dr. Axelrad also taught residents through the Trauma Review Program. He later served as Director of Orthopaedics at St. Joseph's Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Dorchester, Massachusetts, and he most recently completed a fellowship in orthopaedic trauma at theHospital for Special Surgery in New York, New York.

    As an orthopaedic trauma surgeon, Dr. Axelrad is experienced in the treatment of pelvic and acetabular injuries, as well as joint reconstruction and replacement. He is also experienced in hip replacement, resurfacing and osteomy, as well as in the treatment of bone infections and non-unions. He has published extensive research on bone healing, and has presented at various medical assemblies around the country.

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    Dr. Axelrad says...

    SPECIALTIES

    • Orthopaedic Trauma

    • Pelvic and Acetabular Injuries

    • Joint Reconstruction

    • Joint Replacement

    • Hip Resurfacing

    • Hip Osteomy

    • Bone Infection Treatmen

    t• Bone Nonunion Treatment