Michael J. Axe, M.D. Top Doctor Delaware Today

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You gave me a shot? Dr. Michael J. Axe

He was so pleased he never felt the injection and left smiling from ear to ear.

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Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, Dr. Michael J. Axe

The fundamental responsibility of the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee is to make recommendations that are guidelines, not rules to safely conduct athletic programs and competitions.

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Cuba, Dr. Michael J. Axe

Award Winning Researcher in Youth Baseball

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Hank Aaron, Dr. Michael J. Axe

Baseball recently lost a great man.

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Outstanding Alumni

Jeremie Axe ’04, of Middletown, Delaware, an orthopedic surgeon and partner with First State Orthopedics, who writes frequently in peer-reviewed publications and medical book chapters.

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A Total Knee Replacement: An Orthopedic Surgeon As the Patient

A Total Knee Replacement: An Orthopedic Surgeon As the Patient

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Michael J. Axe, M.D.

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Quick Bio

  • 2019 AOSSM Brady Award Recipient
  • 2012 AOSSM Mr. Sports Medicine
  • Top Doc 1998 -Present - Delaware Today - Knee Surgery and Sports Surgery
  • Special Interests: Injections, Sports, arthroscopic surgery
  • Professor UD Physical Therapy
  • 85 Peer Review Publications


Specialties

General Orthopaedics, Arthroscopic & Open Shoulder, Knee Surgery

Medical School

  • Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

  • Internship – Thomas Jefferson Hospital
  • General Surgery – Medical Center of Delaware 
  • Orthopaedic Surgery – University of Pittsburgh

Fellowship

  • Sports Orthopaedic – Hughston Sports Medicine Hospital (James R. Andrews, M.D.)
  • A.O. Trauma – Harborview Medical Center

Certification

  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Re-certification 2010)

Hospital Affiliations

  • Christiana Care Health System


Academic Rank

  • University of Delaware, Newark, DE
    Clinical Professor, Department of Physical Therapy
  • Christiana Care, Wilmington, DE
    Active Member, Teaching Staff, Departments of Surgery, Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Sports Medicine Society
  • Delaware Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Hughston Sports Medicine Society
  • Medical Society of Delaware
  • American Orthopaedics Society for Sports Medicine