Born and raised in Delaware, Dr. J. Axe is fellowship trained in both Sports Orthopaedics and Shoulder. He also does trauma care and fracture management.
At First State Orthopaedics we are uniquely qualified to offer you the best in advanced orthopaedic care. Trained at the world’s most renowned medical institutions, our physicians have completed advanced training to ensure that the patients of First State Orthopaedics receive the best orthopaedic care available. Our surgeons are well-published in medical literature and have gained national recognition for their work. In addition, they serve on the teaching staff of both Christiana Care and the University of Delaware. As physician-professors, they train the students of today to become the healers of tomorrow.
Our physicians have established themselves in both their orthopaedic and local communities. As active leaders in hospital, state, and national medical societies, they have made a commitment to many local, national, and international charitable causes.
The shoulder team at First State Orthopaedics is comprised of board-certified surgeons who specialize in all areas of shoulder diagnosis and treatment. They specialize in all forms of shoulder surgery, from arthroscopy and minimally invasive procedures to complex fracture work, and partial and complete replacement. Accordingly, they constantly develop new, more effective methods of evaluating and treating their patients.