World Class & Experienced Coverage

for Your Primary Care Practice

in Your  office

where your patients are most comfortable



Doctors' Replacement Services provides Locum Tenens coverage to Family Physicians,  Internists, Occupational Medicine practices 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.  Dr. Axler provides coverage in your own office seeing your patients where they are most comfortable and with your regular office staff,  for anywhere from just a few days, to weeks, depending upon our availability and your needs.  Dr. Axler has provided Locum Tenens medical care to thousands of patients in numerous  offices and walk-in clinics  over the past 15 years.   We also provide Oversight Physician Supervision of Physicians Assistants and Licensed Nurse Practitioners in private practice or in group clinic settings.   Dr. Axler also provides medical-legal consultation services.  

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 served his community,  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 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 2002, an organization that  screened Houston metroplex area high school and middle school athletes for hidden underlying heart disease utilizing transportable echocardiography or ultrasound.  Dr. Axler is a former faculty member at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston where he served as a Clinical  Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. He relocated to Austin, Texas in 2012 where he continues taking care of the family through his Locum Tenens practice.

Legal Consulting Services

Dr. Axler is an experienced Family Physician, having been in practice over 40 years. He has provided expert witness consultation & services to both defense and plaintiff's attorneys for over 25 years. His services have medical record reviews, written expert opinions and deposition and trial testimony.

Dr. Axler has a Texas Medical License and 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.