Dr. Eric Elton, MD

Dr. Eric Elton, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Eric Elton, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Evanston, IL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

1000 Central St Ste 615

Evanston, IL 60201

Contact Information

(847) 657-1900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Elton performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cholelithiasis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Elton's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

83  Conditions Treated

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18  Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Botox® Injection
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Small Bowel Enteroscopy
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Tumor Ablation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.

Education

  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Maine Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Chicago Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elton's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elton to family and friends
17 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Elton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Saw numerous negative reviews on line about him. I do not understand them. Highly professional and he answered all of my questions and totally relieved my fears.
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I saw Dr. Elton a while ago and judging by what I've read he has not changed. He was nasty to me and dismissed my condition. I may have symptoms on the milder side but there is no excuse for discourteous and insensitive behavior, especially coming from a doctor. Please Please get a...more
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Ended up in Evanston Hospital because I was too sick to get home (frequent vomiting and diarrhea). Saw Dr Elton, when routine tests came back negative he sent me home with a prescription that hospital and stand alone pharmacies would not fill. He either did or should have known this. Had to stop 4...more
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I reviewed all of the recommendations about Dr Elton and talked with a number of medical professionals before making my final decision to have Dr Elton proceed with my endoscopy to analyze cysts on my pancreas. I must say that I found all of the negative comments to be inaccurate. I have emailed Dr...more
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Dismissive in nature, reluctant to explain (his) opinions, offered and extremely limited follow up or next steps regiment. I can't say I would recommend him as a gastroenterologist. More thought and care should be given to patients unfamiliar with the causes of their ailments....other than the...more
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