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About Dr. Ellen R Elias
Dr. Ellen R Elias, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Aurora, CO. She has 38 years of experience. Her specialties include Clinical Genetics (M.D.), Pediatrics, Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and Medical Genetics. Dr. Elias is affiliated with University of Colorado Hospital. Dr. Elias has received 3 awards. She speaks English.
Dr. Ellen R Elias has the following 4 specialties
- Clinical Genetics (M.D.)
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
- Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
- Medical Genetics
Geneticists are doctors with expertise in genetic or hereditary disorders. Many of the diseases we get are inherited, or passed on through the genes of our biological parents. These specialists study the biology behind a genetic disorder's origin, the traits that it presents in a patient and its pathway. This allows them to diagnose and treat each illness effectively.
Dr. Ellen R Elias has the following 4 expertise
- Growth Disorders
- Developmental Disorders
- Congenital Heart Defects
Dr. Ellen R Elias is Board Certified in 3 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Overall experience was poor, our daughter was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition and Dr. Elias seemed to know a lot about genetics. However the research she had done previously has not translated to the human element at all. We went in for a routine checkup (we thought) and were informed we couldn't leave the hospital because our daughters life was in jeapardy due to aspiration. she told us we had to have an NG tube put in immediately and no feeding by mouth. After the birth, which was very traumatic we were already cautious of everything with our daughter and this was another hit that had our daughters life hanging in the balance, or so it seemed. Long story short there were other options - including watching what happened with our daughter. It being our first child we weren't sure and trusted what this lady told us. We now wish we hadn't and our questions to the doctor were not explained as well as they should have and the options were not explained as well as they should have been. This stays with me every single day and every time i pick up my daughter. This lady should not be seeing patients they should put her back in the research center.
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Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Dr. Elias is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
38 Years Experience
New York University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1980
Johns Hopkins Health System
Dr. Ellen R Elias accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Anthem CO Blue Priority HMO
- Anthem CO Blue Priority PPO
- Anthem CO HMO
- Anthem PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana Colorado HMOx
- Humana National POS
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
Rocky Mountain Health
- Rocky Mountain Good Health and Vista HMO PPO
- Rocky Mountain Summit Group
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsChildrens Hospital Colorado, 13123 E 16th Ave, Aurora, CO
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