Maxwell L. Axler, MD, FAAFP Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Maxwell L. Axler, M.D., F.A.A.F.P. - Doctors' Replacement Services
  • Phone: 512 522 5821 Ext 700
  • Cell: 713 385 5217
  • Fax: 512 712 5814
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Family Medicine and Occupational Medicine

Specialty Focus:

Family Practice, Industrial Medicine, Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, Pulmonary Embolus, Myocardial Infarction, Death, Work Injuries, Failure to Diagnose, Medication Errors, Delayed or Misdiagnosis, Thrombophlebitis, Thyroid, Insect bites, Skin Infections, Lipid Disorders


MD, Queens University at Kingston; FAAFP, American Academy of Family Physicians; Board Certified, American Board of Family Practice 1978; Board Certified, American Board of Quality Assurance 1993

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Additional Information

Dr. Axler is an actively practicing family medicine physician in locum tenens, with over 40 years’ experience as a family medicine physician. He is triple board certified in family medicine, bariatric medicine, and quality assurance. Dr. Axler has significant experience in occupational medicine, and has held numerous company physician positions. He has also provided medical services to Houston high school and middle school athletes as their team physician. Dr. Axler is a past Associate Professor in the Dept. of Family & Community Medicine at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston. Dr. Axler has 18 years’ experience in clinical research and has co-authored several published peer-reviewed papers. Dr. Axler is an experienced expert witness, and has worked with both plaintiff and defense attorneys. Dr. Axler has provided expert witness consultation in personal injury matters as well as in medical malpractice actions, on issues of standard of care, causation, and damages. Dr. Axler has a Texas Medical License as well as State of Florida Expert Witness License.