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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (14)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. N Elson, Gastroenterologist is Good. Dr. Elson has been reviewed by 19 patients who have provided 14 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.1
Spends Time with Me 4.2
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. N 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 5 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Elson has 3 hospital affiliations:

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


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. N Robert Elson MD is a male Internist, has 32 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine.
Where does Dr. N R. Elson practice?
Dr. N Elson has 1 office location.
Dr. N Elson practices Internal Medicine near Santa Monica, CA.
See Santa Monica Internists.