About Andrew M. Axelrad, MD

Dr. Axelrad was born and raised in New York and graduated from the State University at Binghamton in 1985 and New York Medical College in 1989. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine in Philadelphia at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in 1992. He then sought advanced training in digestive diseases and liver disorders at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Axelrad joined the Gastroenterology Group in 1995. The Gastroenterology Group joined Gastro Health on September 1, 2021.

His interests include biliary tract disorders, liver disease, gastrointestinal malignancy and interventional endoscopy. He has authored numerous abstracts, articles and book chapters. He lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and two children. Dr. Axelrad enjoys traveling with his family, professional baseball (Yankees and Nationals) and enjoys golf in his spare time. He has been listed as a top physician in The Washingtonian and Northern Virginia Magazine.

Conditions & Procedures

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux & GERD
  • Anemia
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Diseases & Polyps
  • Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Hepatitis
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Disease
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatic Disease & Pancreatitis
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Colonoscopy (Screening & Diagnostic)
  • EGD (Upper Endoscopy)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Office Locations

Primary Location

Picture of the Reston Office


1939 Roland Clarke Pl.
Suite 200
Reston, VA 20191

Phone: 703-435-3366
Fax: 703-782-8833

Procedure Locations

Having a procedure? It may not always be in the same location where you consulted with your doctor. Check with your doctor to make sure you’re headed to the right place.



New York University


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - Center City


Washington DC VA Medical Center


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - Internal Medicine

Professional Highlights


Board Certified in Gastroenterology

Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Awards & Recognitions

  • Northern Virginia Magazine, Top Doctor 
  • Washingtonian, Top Doctor