Dr. Elias Issa, MD

Hospice & Palliative MedicineMaleAge 48

Dr. Issa
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Blue Ridge Medical Group

101 Riverstone Vis Ste 207 Blue Ridge, GA 30513

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(706) 946-4210

Dr. Elias Issa, MD is a Hospice & Palliative Medicine Specialist in Blue Ridge, GA and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Amer U Beirut medical school in 1996. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Fannin Regional Hospital and Piedmont Mountainside Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Issa to book an appointment.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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Dr. Issa's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bedwetting
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bird Flu
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bunion
  • Burn Injuries
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dysentery
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophagitis
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genital Herpes
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hives
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stye
  • Sunburn
  • Swine Flu
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing
  • Wrist Sprain or Strain
  • Yeast Infections

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Dr. Issa accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Blue Choice PPO, EPO-GA
Blue Choice-GA HMO-POS
Blue Essential Open Access-GA HMO
Blue Essential Open Access-GA POS
Blue Essential-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue HSA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HSA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Select Network)-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Small Grp)-GA POS
Blue Open Access-GA HMO
BlueChoice Healthcare Plan-GA
BlueChoice-GA HMO
BlueChoice-GA POS
BlueChoice-GA PPO
Healthy Support Open Access-GA POS
Healthy Support-GA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway Enhanced (Small Grp)-GA
Pathway Guided Access Products-GA HMO
Pathway Guided Access-GA
Pathway Products - Pathway Network-GA HMO
Pathway X (on Exchange)-GA HMO
Pathway X Guided Access-GA
Pathway X Guided Access-GA HMO
Pathway-GA HMO
State Health Network - SHBP-GA
Traditional / Indemnity-GA
Traditional Health Plan-GA
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Issa's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Issa

4.2

Based on 5 ratings

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  • Appointment scheduling (4)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (4)
  • Explained conditions well (4)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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Long wait time but I feel Dr Issa cares. It was my first visit but left with good feeling about him and the office.
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Ron R in Mineral Bluff, GA – Apr 21, 2016
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Elias Issa, MD is a Hospice & Palliative Medicine Specialist in Blue Ridge, GA and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2005
Good Samaritan Hospital
Residency Hospital
1999
Amer University
Residency Hospital
1997
Amer University Hosp
Internship Hospital
1996
Amer U Beirut
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Elias Issa, MD offer telehealth services?

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What are Dr. Elias Issa, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Issa frequently treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), Sleep Apnea, and Wheezing. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Issa treats.

Where is Dr. Elias Issa, MD's office located?

Dr. Issa's office is located at 101 Riverstone Vis Ste 207, Blue Ridge, GA 30513. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Blue Ridge Medical Group

Blue Ridge Medical Group101 Riverstone Vis Ste 207 Blue Ridge, GA 30513
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Issa is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Fannin Regional Hospital

Blue Ridge, GA

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

Piedmont Mountainside Hospital

Jasper, GA

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

Union General Hospital

Blairsville, GA

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

1 Award Received