Infectious Disease

Peter Axelrod, MD

Professor, Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Chair, Infection Control Committees of Temple University Hospital and Fox Chase Cancer Center
Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

About me

Clinical Interests
  • Nosocomial infections
  • Device-related infections
  • Infections in patients with cancer
  • Fever: infectious and non-infectious
  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
  • Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certification
  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Society for Health Care Epidemiology of America
  • Association of Professionals in Infection Control American Society for Microbiology



A case-case-control study of patients with carbapenem-resistant and third-generation cephalosporin-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream infections. Gallagher, J. C.,Kuriakose, S.,Haynes, K.,Axelrod, P.; Antimicrob. Agents Chemother.. 2014 Jul 16.

Longitudinal epidemiology of multidrug-resistant (MDR) Acinetobacter species in a tertiary care hospital. Baang, J. H.,Axelrod, P.,Decker, B. K.,Hujer, A. M.,Dash, G.,Truant, A. R.,Bonomo, R. A.,Fekete, T.; Am J Infect Control. 2012 Mar.

Ratings & Reviews


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  • 5.0
    November 19, 2018
    [...] a lot of kindness and concerns himself for the patient explains to you what is going to happen during the day more doctors are going to come and the medicines they are going to utilize they explain it well to you.
  • 5.0
    October 28, 2018
    Dr. Axelrod is wonderful and I trust him completely.
  • 5.0
    October 10, 2018
    Treated with concern & respect. Asked many questions by Dr. Axelrod which impressed me.
  • 5.0
    October 04, 2018
    Dr. Axelrod was one of the best doctors I've ever dealt with.
  • 5.0
    September 07, 2018
    Good experience.
  • 5.0
    August 16, 2018
    Dr. Axelrod,is the best!! What an excellent doctor!!
  • 5.0
    July 26, 2018
    One of the best providers I have ever seen, and I have seen a lot.
  • 5.0
    May 13, 2018
    Dr. Peter Axelrod goes above and beyond. I feel very lucky & grateful to have met him.