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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Dr. Elkus' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elkus performs Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Elkus performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elkus performs Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Elkus performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elkus treats Abdominal Disorders more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Elkus treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Elkus' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reduction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
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
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach Diseases
Thrombosis
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1988
    Med College Penn
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1983
    University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School
    1983

Awards

Dr. Elkus' Reviews

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3.7

Based on 6 reviews

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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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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
Preferred PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

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