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Dr. Nathan Elson, MD
Dr. Nathan Robert Elson MD is a male Internist, has 31 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
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Dr. Nathan Elson has 3 office locations.
2001 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 1170W
Santa Monica, CA 90404

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Locations and availability (3)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (14)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Nathan Elson, Gastroenterologist is Excellent. Dr. Elson has been reviewed by 18 patients who have provided 14 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
  • Currently 3.4117647058824 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.6
  • Currently 3.5625 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.6
  • Currently 3.5882352941176 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.5
  • Currently 3.4705882352941 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.3
  • Currently 3.2941176470588 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.4
  • Currently 3.4117647058824 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Nathan Elson, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Elson graduated from Tulane University, New Orleans. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012)
Top Ten Doctors (2012)
Gastroenterology, Pico, Santa Monica, CA


Dr. Elson has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • St. John's Hospital & Health Center 
  • Santa Monica - UCLA Medical Center 
  • Saint John's Health Center 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Elson accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Anthem Blue Cross - 3 plans


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Nathan R. Elson practice?
Dr. Nathan Elson practices Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology near Santa Monica, CA.
See Santa Monica Internists and Santa Monica Gastroenterologists.