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Dr. Howard Axe MD is a male Internist, has 21 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine.
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Dr. Howard Axe has 2 office locations.
701 Lee St
Ste 480
Des Plaines, IL 60016

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Howard Axe is Good. Dr. Axe has been reviewed by 21 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.6
  • Currently 2.5714285714286 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.8
  • Currently 2.8125 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.6
  • Currently 2.625 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 1.9
  • Currently 1.9375 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.6
  • Currently 2.5625 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.1
  • Currently 2.125 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Howard Axe, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Flu (Human Influenza)

Education & Awards

Dr. Axe graduated from Temple University Physicians, Philadelphia.


Dr. Axe has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Northwest Community Hospital 
  • Evanston Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Axe accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois - 3 plans
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care - 3 plans
  • United Healthcare - 17 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans
  • Unicare - 9 plans
  • Evercare - 3 plans
  • Cigna - 11 plans
  • Humana - 20 plans

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Howard Axe practice?
Dr. Howard Axe practices Internal Medicine near Des Plaines, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Arlington Heights, IL.
See Des Plaines Internists.