Dr. Robin Elkus, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Female • Age 59
  
Dr. Elkus
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Pulmonary and Sleep Wellness Center

44555 Woodward Ave Ste 504 Pontiac, MI 48341

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(248) 858-9624

Dr. Robin Elkus, MD is a Pulmonologist in Pontiac, MI and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Elkus has more experience with Sleep-disordered Breathing, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in her area. She graduated from Temple University medical school in 1987. She is affiliated with Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Elkus to book an appointment.


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(248) 858-9624

Dr. Elkus accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Preferred PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
Preferred PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
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Practice Areas

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 99% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elkus treats Sleep Apnea more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Elkus treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elkus treats Sleep Disorders more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Elkus treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 86% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elkus treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Elkus treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elkus treats Asthma more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Elkus treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Emphysema
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elkus treats Emphysema more than 75% of their peers

Dr. Elkus treats this condition more than 75% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 68% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elkus treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Elkus treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Bronchiectasis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elkus treats Bronchiectasis more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Elkus treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Bronchitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elkus treats Bronchitis more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Elkus treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.Compare with other Respiratory-tract Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 67% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elkus treats Asthma more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Elkus treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elkus treats Low Blood Oxygen Level more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Elkus treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Respiratory Failure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elkus treats Respiratory Failure more than 91% of their peers

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

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Dr. Elkus' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Breath Testing
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Narcolepsy
  • Oximetry
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing
  • Whooping Cough

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Dr. Elkus' Reviews

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4.6

Based on 16 ratings

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Dr. Elkus has been treating me for sleep apenea and asthma for quite a few years now, and I cannot imagine having another pulmonary care physician. She has literally been a life saver for me.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

I have enjoyed practicing pulmonary and sleep medicine since 1993. I strive to give all my patients personalized, compassionate care. I believe that mutual respect is the foundation of a meaningful and rewarding doctor-patient relationship.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1993
Henry Ford Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1990
Med Coll Penn
Residency Hospital
1988
Med Coll Penn
Internship Hospital
1987
Temple University
Medical School

Awards

Common Questions and Answers

  • Does Dr. Elkus communicate via email?

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  • Does Dr. Elkus offer telehealth services or virtual visits?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Elkus offers telehealth services or virtual visits

  • Does Dr. Elkus offer an online patient portal?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Elkus offers an online patient portal

  • Does Dr. Elkus have free onsite parking?

    No, 1 user indicated that they do not have free onsite parking

  • Does Dr. Elkus offer weekend visits?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Elkus offers weekend visits

  • Does Dr. Elkus offer evening visits?

    No users have indicated that Dr. Elkus offers evening visits

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Locations

Pulmonary and Sleep Wellness Center

Artisan Center44555 Woodward Ave Ste 504 Pontiac, MI 48341
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Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland

Pontiac, MI

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)
  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020)