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About Dr. Robert F Elder

Dr. Robert F Elder, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Knoxville, TN. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery and Obstetrics & Gynecology. Dr. Elder is affiliated with University Of Tennessee Medical Center. Dr. Elder has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

22 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert F Elder is Great. Dr. Robert F Elder has been rated by 22 patients. From those 22 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Robert F Elder is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Ut Womens Specialty Care

1928 Alcoa Hwy Ste B300
Knoxville, TN 37920
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Specialties

Dr. Robert F Elder has the following 2 specialties

  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Robert F Elder has the following 11 expertise

  • Birth Control
  • Child Birth
  • Infertility
  • Hot Flashes
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exam
  • C-section
  • Women's Health
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Pain
  • Pregnancy

Dr. Robert F Elder has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Robert F Elder is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Reviews

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Five Stars

One of the best experiences ever. Very personable and easy to talk to. Seems to love his job. Treats patients with respect. His office staff are equally as courteous and friendly.

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Five Stars

Dr. Elder is an excellent doctor!

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best doctor ever

Dr . Elder has been my doc for over 11 years from the birth of my daughter to cancer and every thing else that has come up . not just a great Doctor but a great person as well......

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Dr. Elder has been my Physician for more than 20 years. He is knowledgeable and confident and puts me at ease. I wholeheart credit Dr. Elder with determining the causes for my previous miscarriages and helping me to have two successful pregnancies. My daughter is also now his patient.

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Hopefully Experience has made him a more caring physician

Robert Elder was my gynecologist in the early 90's and he is the reason I have not had a male gynecologist since. Because of physical traumas I experienced as a child, gynecological exams were particularly excruciating for me. At the time I had physical reactions to the examination process that I had no understanding of or, more importantly, control over. I was unable to control my body's reaction and he had no patience for it. Robert Elder, at that point in his career, had neither the sympathy, patience, or interest to lead me through a physically and emotionally devastating experience: a simple gynecological exam. And I remember his exact words: "I can't deal with this...You need to find another doctor." I did find another physician. I hope that somewhere in the back of his mind he remembers me and I hope it has helped to make him a more understanding and caring doctor.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2016)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2014)

    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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Elder is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    34 Years Experience

  • East Tennessee State University James H Quillen College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1984

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Robert F Elder accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee
    • BCBS TN Blue Network E
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana Knoxville PPOx
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Ut Womens Specialty Care, 1928 Alcoa Hwy Ste B300, Knoxville, TN

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