Dr. Andrew Elkwood, MD

Dr. Andrew Elkwood, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Andrew Elkwood, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Shrewsbury, NJ and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1988 and specializes in plastic surgery, cosmetic & reconstructive surgery, and more.Read his story

535 Sycamore Ave

Shrewsbury, NJ 07702

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Wound Repair
more than 30% of peers

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Dr. Elkwood's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Elkwood "Dr. Andrew Elkwood is double board certified in general and plastic surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He is a Fellow of both the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons as well as the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Elkwood is skilled in many of the latest plastic surgery techniques and is an international expert in nerve reconstruction surgery for patients who have lost the use of a limb from nerve damage. He is highly skilled in microsurgery, limb replantation, BARS (Bony Anchored Reinforcement) and microsurgical reconstruction after cancer. Dr. Andrew Elkwood is the founder and director of the Center for Treatment of Paralysis and Reconstructive Nerve Surgery at Jersey Shore Medical Center. For more information, please visit http://www.looknatural.com/andrew-elkwood-md/"
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6  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

10  Conditions Treated

20  Procedures

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nerve Decompression and Repair
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Union College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • New York University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • New York University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • New York University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Columbia University school of business
    Other Education | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elkwood has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elkwood's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elkwood to family and friends
45 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

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Dr. Elkwood's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

I went for a consultation for a nerve procedure and wanted to use the Dr. until I was brought back to the finance office and told that there is a new policy is to charge 15,000 if you have out of network benefits. I believe every doctor needs to be compensated but charging this and then taking...more
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I am 3 weeks out from face lift. I am thrilled with results and each day it gets even better. Dr Elkwood is a highly skilled surgeon and very smart He identified a problem that no one could figure out He listens and is very observant He is patient caring and personable. His staff nurse Katie...more
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How much is a functioning lung worth? There are no words anywhere near good enough to explain the profound change in my life and the extreme gratitude I have for Dr Kaufman and Dr Elkwood. I had a totally paralyzed right diaphragm and had only about 40% normal breathing capacity overall. I just...more
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Great office, staff and physician! Professional, honest, friendly, knowledgable! Highly reccomend!
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I would recommend this group to anyone and Everyone. The staff is great but Dr Elkwood is wonderful. After years of severe chronic pain I am now almost completely pain free--Dr Elkwood is an AMAZING physician!! Would and HAVE recommended him to friends and patients already. Can't say enough good...more
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