Dr. River Elliott, MD

Dr. River Elliott, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 39
(13)
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Dr. River Elliott, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in York, PA and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 2007 and specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery and plastic surgery.

1855 Powder Mill Rd

York, PA 17402

Contact Information

(717) 848-4800

Insurance Accepted

  • Advantra
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Devon Health
  • 8 More

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hand Fracture
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Ataxia
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Congenital Hand Anomaly
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Finger Injuries
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteopenia
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Nerve Injuries
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Complex Fracture Reconstruction
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Skin Grafts
  • Soft Tissue Reconstruction
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Surgery

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Tufts University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Curtis Natl Hand Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elliott has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elliott's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elliott to family and friends
4.7
based on 13 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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    (12)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Elliott'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 (5)

Dr. Elliott is phenomenal! My daughter fractured her wrist and I took her to the urgent care for treatment. The treatment she received was exceptional! The fracture was pretty bad and Dr. Elliott and his PA, Sarah, did an amazing job fixing her arm! She had surgery in the ASC, which was an amazing...more
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Dr. Elliott was very professional and always listened to my concerns. I would highly recommend him to anyone who needs hand surgery.
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Dr. Elliott has been treating me for injury to my right wrist due to fall on ice that resulted in 2 torn ligaments in my wrist. I have to say that being on receiving end of his excellent patient care has been awesome! He performed surgery on my wrist 6/23/16 & it's feeling great already. Not only...more
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Dr Elliott is a very compassionate surgeon. He explained in detail the extent of the injury and prognosis for my husband’s injury. He took the time to make sure that we understood all that was involved . His dynamic personality shows through and made a trying experience for us more bearable. He...more
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He provided excellent explanation and detail of my diagnosis!
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