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Dr Jeremy Axon

Consultant in Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Medicine MBBS, MRCP, FRCP
Claimants and DefendantsCriminal CasesHome AppointmentsRemote AppointmentsFace to Face AppointmentsCourt Attendance16+ Patients

Medico-Legal Experience

Dr Jeremy Axon is a Consultant in Rheumatology and has been an Expert Witness since 1994. He has Chartered Institute of Arbitrators training and is instructed by Claimants and Defendants on personal injury and clinical negligence cases.

Dr Axon has extensive experience with cases associated with:

Clinical negligence relating to:

  • Breach of duty of care and causation in rheumatology or related to rheumatological conditions
  • Condition and prognosis reports in rheumatological claims, including life expectancy

Personal injury relating to:

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic pain syndromes
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Work related upper limb disorder (WRULD)
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Tendonitis
  • Autoimmune conditions:
    • Discord lupus
    • Scleroderma
    • System sclerosis

Industrial related injuries relating to:

  • Raynaud’s
  • Vibration white finger (VWF)
  • Ulcerated digits
  • Non freezing cold injury (hand(s)/feet) (NFCI)
  • Silca dust related disease (miner/quarryman/stonemason)

Trauma-related to other rheumatological conditions:

  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Crush injury (extremities)

Criminal cases relating to:

  • Cases involving rheumatological conditions

Military claims relating to:

  • Soft tissue infection
  • Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

Other cases relating to:

  • Dermatological rash
  • Swelling of the joints
  • Joint pain
  • Spinal stiffness
  • Inflammatory spinal conditions
  • Long term prognosis of amputation on rheumatological conditions

 Dr Axon’s appointment availability is 3 weeks and has a report turnaround time of 4-6 weeks. 

Clinical Experience

Dr Axon has been a Consultant Rheumatologist since 1994. He has also linked up with the Stevenage Trust in North Hertfordshire and now works in a combined department covering a population of over 500,000.

He has a special interest in rheumatological conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. The effect of trauma on fibromyalgia conditions and chronic pain syndromes, rehabilitation issues after trauma and orthopaedic medical aspects post-injury.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will Dr Axon opine on cases related to hypermobility spectrum disorder/hypermobile EDS, fibromyalgia, bilateral trochanteric pain syndrome and widespread aches and pains?

Yes, this falls within Dr Axon's area of expertise.

Has Dr Axon given evidence in Court?

Yes, he has given evidence on at least 12 occasions.

Can Dr Axon comment on chronic beryllium disease?

Dr Axon can only comment on the issues relating to the rheumatology part.

Can Dr Axon comment on CRPS?

Yes, Dr Axon has provided a number of reports on CRPS.

Can Dr Axon comment on Behcet’s Syndrome?

Yes, this is something he can help with.

Can Dr Axon comment on soft tissue injuries?


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