Dr. N. Robert Elson MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. N. Robert Elson is a gastroenterologist in Santa Monica, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Saint John's Health Center and Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital. He received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. Dr. Elson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 19 doctors at Saint John's Health Center and one of 26 at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Education & Medical Training

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1979 - 1982

UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1982 - 1984

Tulane University School of Medicine
Class of 1979

Tulane University
Other Training, Biology, 1974

University of Chicago
Other Training, Graduate-Student-at-Large: Anatomy, Biochemistry, 1974 - 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

Alpha Epsilon Delta

Publications & Presentations

Nifedipine treatment of bolus esophageal obstruction
Elson, N.R., Taylor, I.L 1986 1 1

Nifedipine treatment of bolus esophageal obstruction.
Elson, N. R., Taylor, I. L.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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