Dr. James Elsey, MD

Dr. James Elsey, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. James Elsey, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lawrenceville, GA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med in 1979 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

631 Professional Dr Ste 300

Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Contact Information

(770) 962-9977

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thrombosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Elsey'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

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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27  Procedures

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 2/24/2014
    Amount or Range: $450,000.00
    State: Georgia
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

  • Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Grady Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Grady Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Emory
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Elsey has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Elsey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elsey's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elsey to family and friends
335 total reviews (94 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (335)

  • 5
    (308)
  • 4
    (9)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Elsey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (94)

I couldn't have asked for a more competent surgeon or staff. I highly recommend Dr. Elsey. He is also very friendly, personable and I felt he genuinely cared about me. My only issue is that he could have spent more time with me initially and now and then during rounds to help me feel more...more
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Great vascular surgeon.
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Dr. Elsey is amazing - he solved my allergic reaction to Imuran from only 4 pills! My legs swelled from the knees down. My Rheumatologist & family doctor suggested I see Dr. Elsey for vascular testing! I followed Dr. Elsey's instructions exactly, had appts every 3 months, and 1 yr later I was good...more
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Absolutely caring and loving doctor!! He, and his entire staff!! Recommend him in a heartbeat!!
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Dr. Elsey literally saved my life. He has a great manner with the patient. He explains things in a way that is understandable, answers questions and not only cares for your physical well being but also takes care of your metal well being as well. Dr. Elsey is kind, compassionate and an excellent...more
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