Dr. Elliott Rustad, MD

Dr. Elliott Rustad, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 83
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Dr. Elliott Rustad, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Lincoln, NE. He is 83 years old and has been practicing for 58 years.Read his story

1919 S 40th St Ste 330

Lincoln, NE 68506

Contact Information

(402) 484-6222

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medico
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Top Care Areas


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Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
very high
more than 98% of peers
Fungal Infections
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Rustad's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rustad "Elliott L. Rustad, MD, FAAD is a Board Certified Dermatologist serving the Lincoln area for more than 45 years. Dr. Rustad is experienced in Pediatric Dermatology, Psoriasis Treatment and Skin Cancer. He is a professional member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Medical Association. PRACTICE EHR EMA PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION American Academy of Dermatology American Society for Dermatologic Surgery American Medical Association Nebraska Medical Association Lancaster County Medical Society Metro Omaha Medical Society FORMS OF PAYMENT We accept cash, checks, and all Credit Cards. We offer financing through CareCredit. INSURANCES ACCEPTED Aetna, Cigna, Blue Cross / Blue Shield, Champus, Cigna, Coventry, Humana, Medicare, Midlands Choice, Railroad Medicare, TriCare, United Healthcare OFFICE HOURS Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday & Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Saturday: 9:00 AM – noon (every other Saturday)"


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rustad "Our mission is to utilize extensive training and experience to provide patients with superior dermatological care that is both effective and economical. We strive to provide the best care possible and constantly consider cost effectiveness. Care at Rustad Dermatology includes the latest dermatologic techniques and is generally concerned for your entire health and well being."


  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Warts
  • Hair Loss
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pemphigoid
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts
  • Wrinkles


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Collagen Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hair Removal
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Nebraska.

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.


  • University Of Minnesota Medical School-M.D.
    Medical School | Graduated 1960
  • General Practice-Santa Clara County Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Dermatology-University Of Minnesota
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rustad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Norwegian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rustad's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rustad to family and friends
based on 69 total reviews (32 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (69)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rustad'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 (32)

omaha |
Wow Dr. Rustad has is entirely rude. He didn't even glance at me to look at what I was seeing him for before he stuck his nose in the chart and came up with a diagnosis. He didn't close the door when he walked in- I finally asked him to close it. He lectured me on a skin care product I use without...more
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Omaha, NE |
Biopsy indicated precancerous- Rustad told me come back in two months and if condition changed he would freeze it off - It changed within weeks and when I came back he didn't remember me, his nurse couldn't read his result and he accused me of scratching it to make it inflammed and offered me cream...more
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in Lincoln, NE |
Dr Rustad is an EXCELLENT dermatologist. He has taken care of me on several occasions and I've been 100% completely satisfied. He has treated the back of my hand a growth, removed skin tags and age spots from the backs of both hands. His demeanor is terrific and he's very easy to talk with. I...more
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in Lincoln, NE |
Dr. Rustad did a great job, he treated me for psoriasis. He prescribed exactly what I needed to clear it up, He's a great dermatologist.
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Lincoln, NE |
I've been coming to Dr. Rustad for many years now. He has a great sense of humor and really knows his stuff.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rustad accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
    Open Access HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Life
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Bryan Health Medical Center East
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Bryan Medical Center West
2300 S 16th St
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CHI Health St. Elizabeth
555 S 70th St
Lincoln, NE 68510
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