Dr. James Elist, MD

Dr. James Elist, MD

Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. James Elist, MD is a surgery specialist in Beverly Hills, CA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Teheran University / Faculty of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in surgery, urology, and more.

8500 Wilshire Blvd Ste 707

Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check if Dr. Elist treats your condition or procedure

Dr. Elist's conditions and procedures:

Bladder Atony
Bladder Cancer
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Bladder Repair Surgery
Bladder Surgery
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Complex Penile Surgery
Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
Destruction of Penile Lesion
Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Erectile Dysfunction
Excision of Testicular Lesion
Kidney Disease
Kidney Stones
Male Infertility
Penile Cancer
Penile Candidiasis
Penile Diseases
Penile Implants
Premature Ejaculation
Prostate Cancer
Prostate Diseases
Prostate Procedures
Prostate Removal
Prostate Surgery
Radical Prostate Removal
Sleep Disorders
Testicular Cancer
Testicular Dysfunction
Testicular Implants
Testicular Surgery
Ureteral Stones
Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
Urethral Dilation
Urethral Stricture
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urology Procedure
Vasectomy Reversal
Well Male Examination

About Me

Care Philosophy

As an advocate and innovator, my vision is to provide the best state of the art treatment for my patients. Well Treated and Happy Patients are the Highest Reward for A Doctor.


  • Surgery
  • Male Adult Urology
  • Urology

Board Certifications


Wash Hosp Ctr
Residency Hospital
Washington Hospital Center
Internship Hospital
Teheran University / Faculty of Medicine
Medical School


  • Farsi
  • Spanish
  • English


Dr. Elist's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Elist


Based on 94 reviews

5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Elist?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Elist's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. James Elist, MD
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
I'd like to offer a few words of praise. You are an amazing physician, but one of your employees, Josh, is also a real asset to your business. He's all the things a patient wants in an emotionally tough situation like mine was: he's professional, knowledgeable, intuitive, a good listener,...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option5
thumbs down icon option1
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. James Elist, MD?
I haven't experienced any pain or discomfort recovery has been a walk in the park and im so glad I went through with this surgery I feel more confident and my overall outlook on life has improved . I could have never imagined what a blessing this would be I am so grateful to Dr elist &co for this
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option6
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. James Elist, MD?
Dr Elist and his staff are the definition of the professionalism. From the initial emails to the procedure and its follow ups, I have been very well taken care of.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option5
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. James Elist, MD?
Did a little bit of research, took me a year to finally trust Dr. Elist and so happy I did it. Healing process is not fast but I followed his instruction booklet and now I am rocking it :)
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option6
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. James Elist, MD?
One of my friends recommended Dr Elist. He diagnosed the actual reason for my Peyronie's disease and fixed it for me. Byebye to all the pain :)
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option4
thumbs down icon option3
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. James Elist, MD?
Show more reviews

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Elist?


Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Elist treats patients.

Learn more

Olympia Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA