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Dr. John Elder, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Elder

Dr. John Elder, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Athens, GA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Georgia Regents U, Medical College in 1974 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.


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(706) 548-4754

Dr. Elder accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Elder's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Perimenopause
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elder treats Perimenopause more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Elder treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Gestational Diabetes
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elder treats Gestational Diabetes more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Elder treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Pregnancy-Related Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elder treats Pregnancy-Related Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Elder treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Elder's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Birth Control
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Laparotomy
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Elder, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Athens, GA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Georgia Regents U, Medical College in 1974 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

Education

1978
Charlotte Meml Hosp
Residency Hospital
1975
Charlotte Meml Hosp
Internship Hospital
1974
Georgia Regents U, Medical College
Medical School
1978
1975
1974

Awards

Dr. Elder's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Elder

4.6

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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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