Dr. David R. Elwood, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 46

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Dr. Elwood's Experience

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Dr. Elwood's Specialties

  • General Surgery

Procedures Dr. Elwood Performs

Conditions Dr. Elwood Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Wellstar Kennestone Hospital
677 Church St NE
Marietta, GA 30060

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
WellStar Medical Group Surgical Assoc of Marietta
WellStar Medical Group General Surgery
55 Whitcher St NE Ste 130
Marietta, GA 30060
790 Church St NE Ste 570
Marietta, GA 30060
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    Dr. Elwood's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Adrenalectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Bladder Surgery
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Cystotomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hepatectomy
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
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    • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Skin Grafts
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Wound Repair
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Aneurysm
    • Appendicitis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Fracture
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Gallstones
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
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    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Elwood

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1998
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Elwood & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Elwood's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital where Dr. Elwood has admitting privileges:

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    • Wellstar Kennestone Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Elwood

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
    • 12 responses
    • 1 review

    5 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    - in Marietta, GA |

    Bed side manner's 100%... Couldn't ask for better. Rapport with patience's 100%... Excellent. After surgery care 100%...Attentive. I had never met Doctor David Elwood before 6-4-16 when he was called in to the E.R. for emergency surgery for a hernia repair. When he introduced himself he shook my hand, and established a friendship so that I would feel like that the doctor doing my surgery was my friend, and someone who care. This was my request he smiled, and we were friends.

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Elwood accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

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    • MultiPlan
    • POMCO Group
    • Principal Life
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • WellCare
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    Office Locations

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    WellStar Medical Group Surgical Assoc of Marietta
    WellStar Medical Group General Surgery
    55 Whitcher St NE Ste 130
    Marietta, GA 30060
    (770) 428-0462 (Office)
    B
    790 Church St NE Ste 570
    Marietta, GA 30060
    (770) 428-0462 (Office)
    (770) 427-8001 (Fax)
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