Dr. Richard Ellerkmann, MD

Dr. Richard Ellerkmann, MD

Urogynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Richard Ellerkmann, MD is an urogynecology specialist in Lutherville, MD and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1994 and specializes in urogynecology and gynecology.

1734 York Rd

Lutherville, MD 21093

Contact Information

(443) 275-5050

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Uterine Prolapse
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
very high
more than 99% of peers
Uterine Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ellerkmann "Dr. Ellerkmann takes time to listen to his patients and strives to address their goals and concerns. He believes in minimally invasive surgical and nonsurgical treatments to address a wide variety of female pelvic floor dysfunction including pelvic organ prolapse and female urinary incontinence."

2  Specialties

  • Urogynecology
  • Gynecology

2  Board Certifications

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

62  Conditions Treated

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38  Procedures

  • Colpopexy
  • Colpopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Incontinence Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation
  • Laparoscopy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Surgery
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vaginoplasty
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Vulvectomy
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Dartmouth College
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Maine Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Maine Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center/Johns Hopkins Medicine Urogynecology/Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • The Best Doctors in America, 2007-2008
Media & Publications

Dr. Ellerkmann has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ellerkmann's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ellerkmann to family and friends
39 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ellerkmann's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

My medical "issues " developed fairly rapidly and if it had not been for the recommendation by a neighbor that I seek a consult from Dr Ellerkmann I still may be looking for answers. I had never heard of a Urogynecologist , but that is exactly who I needed to see. My initial consult was so...more
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Dr. Ellerkmann is outstanding all around. He sits down with you and explains your condition. He explains the procedure or options to fix the "problem " and then he answers any questions or concerns you may have. An appointment is scheduled in a timely fashion. He fixed my "problems " that I had...more
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Appointments made quickly. Dr E is very thorough with explaining the surgery using pictures and layman’s terms after his gentle exam. All questions were answered patiently. The robotic procedure is far superior to the traditional incision allowing a very easy recovery. The office staff are...more
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Definitely! Dr. Ellerkmann is an excellent physician. From the preliminary visit in Sept. 2017 to the surgery in Jan. 2018 (hysterectomy due to uterine fibroids), he provided excellent care. His extensive knowledge, skill, recommendations and overall concern put my husband and I at ease and...more
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The results of my surgery have made my life much more comfortable. I would definitely recommend Dr. Ellerkmann to my family and friends that might be experiencing prolapse bladder issues. He took the time to explain the procedure to my husband and me. Thank you
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