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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Mark Elkus, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Elkus has been reviewed by 33 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Mark Elkus, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Elkus graduated from University of Tennessee, Memphis. He has 6 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Birmingham, AL
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Birmingham
Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Elkus has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Brookwood Medical Center 
  • St Vincent's Birmingham Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Mark Alan Elkus MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 15 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Mark A. Elkus practice?
Dr. Mark Elkus has 1 office location.
Dr. Mark Elkus practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Birmingham, AL.
See Birmingham Orthopedic Surgeons.