Dr. Scott Elton, MD

Dr. Scott Elton, MD

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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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more than 25% of peers
Brain Disorders
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more than 22% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
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more than 17% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Brandeis U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Ohio State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Ohio State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of Alabama Birmingham Children'S Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Georgetown University
    Other Education | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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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Brandi Morris in Goldston, NC – May 11, 2018
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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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Leach Family in Elizabethtown, NC – Apr 06, 2016
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