Dr. Robert Elkus, MD

Dr. Robert Elkus, MD

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61 y/o
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Dr. Robert Elkus, MD is a general surgery specialist in West Bloomfield, MI and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Henry Ford Medical Group

6777 W Maple Rd

West Bloomfield, MI 48322
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 96% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 95% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

43  Conditions Treated

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37  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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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

  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Med College Penn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elkus has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elkus' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Elkus

3.7

Based on 6 reviews

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Dr. Elkus' Performance
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Made avoidable surgery error that resulted in long term hospitalization, emergency corrective surgery, and additional follow-up surgery to repair. I would highly recommend that you go to someone else. The risk is too high with this doctor.
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Horrendous. I would strongly recommend anyone to find some other doctor. ANY other doctor. He refused to answer questions following my lymph node surgery I gotta go; I've got work to do. Five days after my surgery he had a staff member (also rude) call me to say The biopsy results came back...Read More
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Dr Elkus was honest and straightforward and obviously knows what he is doing. He is professional but keeps it light. I had hernia surgery and, while still sore, I am please with the results and the communication. I would highly recommend Dr Elkus
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Dr. Elkus removed a huge (9.5x5.5) tumor-like lump from my hip. No complications! Returned several times to have wound drain. First surgery on the same hip, by (Doctor ???) RESIDENT disfigured me, and has caused six years oF misery and disability. Dr. Elkus' expertise is so appreciated,...Read More
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