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Lloyd Axelrod, MD

  • Physician
  • Chief of the James Howard Means Firm, Department of Medicine
  • Director, Medical Grand Rounds


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Clinical Interests
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Glucocorticoid therapy
  • Lipid disorders
Medical Education
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital|Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital|Fellowship, Harvard Medical School|Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Patient Gateway
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Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - SSN
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - New York
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
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Dr. Axelrod is a practicing endocrinologist and internist and a medical educator.  He is actively engaged in the teaching of medical students, residents, endocrine fellows  and practicing physicians in his capacity as Chief of the James Howard Means Firm in the Department of Medicine at MGH.  He is the coordinator for the Department of Medicine for the Case Records of the Massachusetts General Hospital, which are published regularly in the New England Journal of Medicine.  He is also the Director of Medical Grand Rounds at the MGH. 

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Diabetes Unit
50 Staniford Street
3rd Floor
Boston MA, 02114-2517
Phone 1: 617-726-8722
Fax: 617-724-8534

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