Dr. Scott Elton, MD

Dr. Scott Elton, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. Scott Elton, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chapel Hill, NC and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

101 Manning Dr

Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Contact Information

(984) 974-4175

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Elton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fracture
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elton treats Fracture more than 19% of his peers

Dr. Elton treats this condition more than 19% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fracture of Acetabulum
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
  • Complex Long-Bone Fracture
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Displaced Growth Plate Fracture
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture of Arm (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Fracture of Facial Bone
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Wrist and Fingers)
  • Fracture of Leg Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteoporosis-Like Fracture of the Hip
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Simple Fractures
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
Traumatic Brain Injury
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elton treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 16% of his peers

Dr. Elton treats this condition more than 16% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elton performs Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal more than 8% of his peers

Dr. Elton performs this procedure more than 8% of his peers

Dr. Elton's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Scott Elton, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chapel Hill, NC and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2001
    University Of Alabama Birmingham Children'S Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2001
  • 2000
    Ohio State University
    Residency Hospital
    2000
  • 1995
    Ohio State University
    Internship Hospital
    1995
  • 1994
    UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
    Medical School
    1994
  • 1989
    Brandeis U
    Undergraduate School
    1989

Awards

Dr. Elton's Reviews

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Dr. Elton performed our daughters neurosurgery and we couldn't have had a better experience with him. She was born with an extremely rare birth defect which required removal of brain tissue and extensive bone reconstruction. We will be forever grateful for Dr. Elton! He has given our daughter a...Read More
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Dr. Elton removed a cycst from the base of my granddaughter's brain. Excellent care! I trust his decisions and he has a wonderful bedside manner. I can not imagine entrusting another doctor with the care of my love one. Thank you! The Leach and Beatty family
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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