Dr. Kellie Axelrad, a New Orleans native, earned her B. S. degree in biology from Loyola University and her D. D. S. degree from LSU School of Dentistry. After treating pediatric patients in private practice for three years as a general dentist, she returned to complete her residency in pediatric dentistry at LSU School of Dentistry and Children’s Hospital, New Orleans.
Dr. Axelrad maintains active membership in the Louisiana Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She has served as past chairman of Children’s Dental Health Month for the New Orleans Dental Association. She also served as interim post-graduate program director for the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at LSU School of Dentistry.
Dr. Axelrad has been awarded Gambit magazine’s Best Dentist in 2013 and 2015, as well as Nola Baby & Family Magazine’s Favorite Pediatric Dentist in 2013. Gambit magazine also recognized Dr. Axelrad as a 40 under 40 honoree.
In order to treat our youngest patients and those with special needs, who sometimes require general anesthesia, Dr. Axelrad has active staff privileges at Main Campus Ochsner Hospital in Metaire and Children’s Hospital in New Orleans.
Dr. Axelrad and her husband have one daughter. She and her family are happy to be a part of and serve their hometown community.