Dr. Nathan Elson, MD

Dr. Nathan Elson, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
66 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Nathan Elson, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Santa Monica, CA. He specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

N. Robert Elson, M.D.

2001 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 1170W

Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
  • WellPoint

Learn about Dr. Elson

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Elson'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

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

59  Conditions Treated


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4  Procedures

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.


  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Lac Usc
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Lac Usc
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Elson does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Elson and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Providence Saint John's Health Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2017 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Gastrointestinal Bleed

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Dr. Elson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elson to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Elson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

My wife and I refer ALL OUR friends and family to Dr. Elson.
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Would you like a doctor who LISTENS and EXPLAINS , but doesn’t rush you? Dr. Elson is your man! I HIGHLY recommend him.
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