Dr. John Elder, MD

Dr. John Elder, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. John Elder, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Athens, GA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med in 1974 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

700 Sunset Dr Ste 601

Athens, GA 30606

Contact Information

(706) 548-4754

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Gestational Diabetes
very high
more than 95% of peers
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Elder'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.

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

17  Procedures

  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Laparotomy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for 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 1974
  • Charlotte Meml Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Charlotte Meml Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elder has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elder's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elder to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Elder's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Elder and his staff are simply amazing. I would recommend them to anyone looking for a phenomenal OB/GYN. Dr. Elder and his staff are very knowledgeable. They make sure you leave knowing exactly what you need to know. I wouldn't trust anyone else to provide my OB/GYN care.
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If recommend Dr. Elder to any mother-to-be ! The staff was warm and friendly and Dr. Elder answered any and all questions and I always felt comfortable asking questions .
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