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WELCOME TO DOCTORS' REPLACEMENT SERVICES

Doctors' Replacement Services provides Locum Tenens coverage to Family Physicians,  Internists, Occupational Medicine and Pediatricians while they are away from their practices on vacation,  attending a CME conference or on personal or family Medical Leave or just needing extra physician assistance.  We provide coverage in your own office where we see your patients where they are most comfortable and with your regular office staff for anywhere from just a few days, to weeks or even months, depending upon our availability and your needs.  We also provide Oversight Physician Supervision of Physicians Assistants, Licensed Nurse Practitioners in private practice or in group clinic settings.   Dr. Axler also consults with various attorneys and assists them in reviewing their medical cases and preparing them for discovery and potential trial.

Our Story

We’ve loved every minute of our journey

Expert Doctor

Maxwell L. Axler, M.D. is Board Certified in Family Practice,  Bariatric Medicine and Quality Assurance and Utilization Review and has been in practice since 1971. Dr. Axler has been active on a National level serving on the boards of both The American Society of Bariatric Physicians and as a Director on The American Board of Bariatric Medicine, the examining board that certifies specialists worldwide in the field of Bariatric Medicine (the treatment of obesity and related medical conditions). He has been very active in the community as well having served on hospital boards, local bank boards, the Fort Bend Chapter of the American Heart Association and as a volunteer team physician to a number of Fort Bend I.S.D. schools for over  25 years. On many a week night or weekend night he could be found on the sidelines of a local varsity football, basketball or baseball game ready to provide service to our athletes, staff and yes, even fans on occasion. He started Heartscreen 2003 – this is an organization that  traveled to local high schools in the Houston metroplex area to screen high school and middle school athletes for hidden underlying heart disease utilizing transportable echocardiography or ultrasound.  Dr. Axler was also on the Faculty at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston as a Clinical  Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. He relocated to Austin, Texas in 2012 where he continues taking caring of the family through his Locum Tenens practice.

Legal Consulting Services

Dr. Axler is a very experienced Family Physician, having been in practice over 40 years. He is also an experienced expert witness having provided expert witness consultation & services to both defense and plaintiff's attorneys for over 25 years. His services have included both initial and  extensive reviews of medical records and consultation with medical malpractice attorneys throughout a number of states. This encompasses reviewing all of the medical records pertinent to a case, review of all other pre-trial and discovery information, depositions and other case-related documents pertaining to the preparation of the case from an expert's perspective - giving his expert opinion in depositions when and where necessary and providing courtroom testimony for cases that might proceed to trial.

Dr. Axler has a Texas Medical License as well as a State of Florida Expert Witness License. He has functioned as an expert witness in a number of states  including Texas, Arkansas, Missouri , Florida and Kansas. For more information and contact information see the "Medical-Legal Consulting Services" page.