Dr. Ellen Gaughan, MD

Dr. Ellen Gaughan, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 61
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ellen Gaughan, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Plattsburgh, NY. She graduated from Universidad Del Noreste and specializes in pain medicine and neurology.

159 Margaret St Ste 500

Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Contact Information

(518) 566-8603

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Fidelis Care
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Top Care Areas


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very high
more than 99% of peers
Sleep Disorders
more than 90% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 86% of peers

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  • Pain Medicine
  • Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Universidad Del Noreste
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • SUNY Buffalo Grad Med Dent
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gaughan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gaughan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaughan to family and friends
based on 27 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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Dr. Gaughan's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I found her to be knowledgeable and compassionate. She is not quick to dispense opiates and tries to use other medications that are equally as effective. She gave me plenty of time.
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Extremely knowledgeable, thorough and willing to listen to all of my questions and concerns. I drove over 2 hrs for my appointment and ALMOST canceled my appointment because of the negative reviews on here. I am so thankful that I kept the appointment and made the long drive. She is...more
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I’ve been seeing Dr. Gaughan for years & am disabled so money is an issue. They want money up front. Once I was told I would not be able to see Dr. G unless they received money (even though I needed med renewals). Vitals were not taken. Dr. G doesn't listen, has no empathy or concern for her...more
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VERY RUDE!! UNPROFESSIONAL!! CRUEL! My friend called me hysterical from parking lot after her appt. She lost her pain dr in VT due to his serious illness. His staff made appt with gaughan and sent her records. My friend has been on high dose of methadone and lyrica for over 11yrs. Nvr failed...more
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This doctor wants large sums of money UP FRONT, So you pay her. THEN, cuts you OFF controlled medications with NO NOTICE eaving you in drug withdrawal and refuses to take responsibility for it., a final script or a referral. Should not be in practice.
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