Dr. Donald Elton, MD is a pulmonologist in Poinciana, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.


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(407) 536-7909

Dr. Elton accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
AvMed
Beech Street (Multiplan)
PPO Next PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Community Care Network
Coventry Health Care
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Florida Hospital Healthcare System
Fortified Provider Network
Golden Rule
Harrington Health
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Humana
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
PHCS
POMCO Group
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
Standard
TriCare for Life
Tricare South
UnitedHealthCare
UMR
United Healthcare
WellCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Elton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pneumonia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elton treats Pneumonia more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Elton treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elton treats Pulmonary Disease more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Elton treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elton treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Elton treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Elton's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acid Reflux
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Lung Injuries
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Adults
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Brachytherapy
  • Breath Testing
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Echocardiography
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Right Heart Catheterization (Swan-Ganz)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Study
  • Spirometry
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

State of the art medical care in Central Florida

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonology

Education

1992
University SC
Fellowship Hospital
1990
University SC
Residency Hospital
1988
University SC
Internship Hospital
1987
Medical University of South Carolina
Medical School
1982
University of South Carolina At Columbia
Undergraduate School
1992
1990
1988
1987
1982

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Elton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Elton

3.9

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
68.42105263157895%
(13)
4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
26.31578947368421%
(5)

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My husband has been having heart issues and it was only Dr. Elton who was honest and knowledgeable enough to tell him what’s truly going on. He saved my husband’s life.
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