Dr. John Elder, MD

Dr. John Elder, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Elder, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Santa Barbara, CA. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

215 Pesetas Ln

Santa Barbara, CA 93110

Contact Information

(805) 681-7660

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Kidney Diseases
high
more than 73% of peers
Renal Osteodystrophy
normal
more than 67% of peers
Hypertension
normal
more than 67% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Small Kidney
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • St Marys Hospital and Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • St Marys Hospital and Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elder has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elder's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elder to family and friends
1.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Elder's Performance

Trustworthiness
POOR
Explains condition(s) well
POOR
Answers Questions
POOR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Santa Barbara, CA |
Dr. Elder was friendly when he first came into the office. He told me very little about my condition and lab scores. He had a short fuse. As we were talking about my kidneys he began repeating himself until he worked himself up to yelling at me, "You've got to drink more fluids!" If he had...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Elder accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
400 W Pueblo St
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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