Dr. Robert Elder, MD

Dr. Robert Elder, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Elder, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med in 1984 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology and female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery.

1928 Alcoa Hwy Ste B300

Knoxville, TN 37920

Contact Information

(865) 305-9799

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
very high
more than 94% of peers
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Birth Control
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colpopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • U Tenn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elder has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elder's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elder to family and friends
4.6
based on 21 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 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
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 (3)

in Maggie Valley, NC
I was referred by my GP after my GYN was very dismissive of my issues. Dr Elder really listened to me! I had thought I would never get any help. Within a month of meeting him my issues are resolved. He is an amazing doctor with an awesome bedside manner.
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in Maryville, Tn
I have a TVT that as eroded and he couldn't even tell that it was eroded. New doctor found it immediately and showed me where it was and even I could feel it. Did not help to resolve my bladder issues that I went for.
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in Crossville, TN
I am new to the area and Dr. Elder was recommended by a nurse acquaintance. Wait time was next to nothing.. his staff is committed to the patients on a very high level and it is easy to see why: Dr. Elder has a patient-first commitment. I presented with a breast issue and he accelerated my...more
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