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About Dr. Joan S Elkins

Dr. Joan S Elkins, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Kennebunk, ME. She has 32 years of experience. Her specialties include Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine. Dr. Elkins has received 2 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

10 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joan S Elkins is Good. Dr. Joan S Elkins has been rated by 10 patients. From those 10 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Joan S Elkins is 2.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Primecare Internal Medicine

4 Shape Dr
Kennebunk, ME 04043
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Specialties

Dr. Joan S Elkins has the following 2 specialties

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Emergency Medicine

    An emergency physician is a doctor who is an expert in handling conditions of an urgent and extremely dangerous nature. These specialists work in the emergency room (ER) departments of hospitals where they oversee cases involving cardiac distress, trauma, fractures, lacerations and other acute conditions.
    Emergency physicians are specially trained to make urgent life-saving decisions to treat patients during an emergency medical crisis. These doctors diagnose and stabilize patients before they are either well enough to be discharged, or transferred to the appropriate department for long-term care.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Joan S Elkins has the following 7 expertise

  • Weight Loss
  • Immunization
  • Family Planning
  • Weight Loss (non-surgical)
  • Contraception
  • Check-up
  • Influenza

Dr. Joan S Elkins has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Joan S Elkins is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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just likes to stare at her laptop - terrible experience

Went for a complete physical. She never looked at me... just played with her laptop. Rude and uncommunicative. She never sent me any results concerning bloodwork. Other people I have met who had appointments with her expressed the same disappointment.

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SHE IS RUDE

I have seen her several times in the last few months. I developed a serious health issue and needed to see my PCP more often. Maybe Dr. Elkins doesn't mean to be rude; but I've never had a visit with her that she didn't say something that was offensive. I called with a question, she (or her MA) did not call back. She told me that she could only discuss three issues at visit and if I wanted to discuss problems with my knees, I'd need to make another appointment because I had taken up more than my share of her time.

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Excellent doctor.

Dr. Elkins has always been attentive, caring, and understanding in my dealings with her. Simply put; she takes the time.

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One Star

If you want to be diagnosed by a chart - she might suit you fine. Unfortunately, she did not listen to a thing that I said. I will not go back.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into what patients want it to be. Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients' and providers' experience of care.

  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office

  • Education

    32 Years Experience

  • Boston University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Joan S Elkins accepts the following insurance providers.

  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Primecare Internal Medicine, 4 Shape Dr, Kennebunk, ME
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