Dr. Jeffrey Elting, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Elting, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Dr. Jeffrey Elting, MD is a family medicine specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences in 1985 and specializes in family medicine.Read his story

5215 Loughboro Rd NW Ste 470

Washington, DC 20016

Contact Information

(202) 537-1100

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Dr. Elting's Experience

Dr. Elting's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Elting's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Elting "Dr. Elting is the first board certified Family Physician to ever serve as White House Physician, providing full-time healthcare and medical consultative services for the President, Vice President, their families, and the White House staff on the White House complex and during worldwide travel to over 40 countries. He was also responsible for assessing health security risks and for developing medical contingency plans in support of other Presidential and White House operations. Subsequently, he maintained a part-time White House clinical practice and served as a local healthcare advisor for the White House Medical Unit through 2008. Dr. Elting has also been the Medical Director of the renowned Department of Defense Health Fitness and Capstone Programs for senior military leaders and the Medical Director for the association of the 18 hospitals in the national capital region, giving him an unmatched in-depth knowledge of healthcare resources, with which he is able to advocate for the best medical care for his select group of patients. He holds active medical licenses in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Prior to his White House experience, Dr. Elting served as the Headquarters Physician for 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) during combat operations in Saudi Arabia and Iraq. Additionally, in the aftermath of the events of September 11, 2001, he was the Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for all of the hospitals in the District of Columbia. He has held Top Secret and White House security clearances and he has been awarded the Legion of Merit and Bronze Star Medal. Dr. Elting's academic background includes service as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences School of Medicine and as a residency-training program faculty member. He has also taught at Georgetown University, the Interagency Institute for Federal Healthcare Executives, and the National Defense University, and he has served as a scientific expert in the review of human subject and investigational drug research proposals. He also has multiple publications to his credit, frequently providing written and television medical commentary for the local and national media, including CNN, Fox 5 News, News Channel 8, Washington Business Journal, and The Washington Post. Dr. Elting is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy (West Point, New York). He received his Doctor of Medicine and Executive Health Service Administration Master of Public Health degrees from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences School of Medicine, where he was selected for membership in the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He is also a graduate of Leadership Greater Washington and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces (now the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy), where he co-authored a research study of the global healthcare industry. Dr. Elting is married, has three daughters, and lives in the District of Columbia."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Elting "Where you are treated like the President of the United States"

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

55  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

  • Breast Exam
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Executive Physical Examination
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immunization
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Preventive Care
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Us Military Academy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Fam Prac Dewitt Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Health Service Administration
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Eisenhower School Of Strategic Studies
    Other Education | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elting has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elting's Reviews

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Dr. Elting's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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