Dr. Erik Axene is a board-certified emergency medicine physician and serves as the firm’s Chief Medical Officer and healthcare consultant. He specializes in provider contracting, assessment of value, mandated benefits, pay for performance, and care management consulting with Axene Health Partners, LLC. Additionally, he provides specialized knowledge as a physician expert witness. He has worked closely with actuaries throughout his career helping propagate the firm’s unique approach of integrating the practice of medicine with the practice of actuarial science.
As part of Dr. Axene’s consulting efforts with AHP he provides clinical input on the following types of assignments:
- Care management assessments
- Chart Reviews
- Assessment of Value
- Mandated benefits
- Physician Expert Witness
- Practice guideline/protocol assessment
Outside of Axene Health Partners, Dr. Axene maintains his certification as a physician in the State of Texas. In addition to his medical practice he serves the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex community as an EMS medical director. He also worked for the NFL as a physician for the Dallas Cowboys. In 2018 Dr. Axene won physician of the year honors for the Dallas/Ft Worth metroplex among all specialties. In 2020 he was awarded physician of the year nationally for Envision Physician Services, the largest physician group in the United States.
Dr. Axene is cofounder of SOMSA, a grassroots organization dedicated to helping men to become better husbands, better fathers, better friends, and better workers through the power of authentic, character-sharpening friendship.
Dr. Axene lives in the town of Prosper, Texas, with his wife, Deborah and their two children, Ben and Emily. They also have a rescued race greyhound named Duke.