Robert T. Elliott, MD Robert T. Elliott, MD

Robert T. Elliott, MD

Gastroenterologist

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Below are the plans currently accepted in 2018. There are some changes to the plans accepted beginning January 1, 2019. For a complete list of plans accepted in 2019 and to verify that your health plan includes Duke Health, please visit PlanForDuke.com.

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336-538-2355 Office number
336-538-2393
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Insurance

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below. Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Below are the plans currently accepted in 2018. There are some changes to the plans accepted beginning January 1, 2019. For a complete list of plans accepted in 2019 and to verify that your health plan includes Duke Health, please visit PlanForDuke.com.

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ABOUT ME

Patients come to see me for a wide variety of gastro-intestinal problems, from troubles with swallowing, trouble with constipation, trouble with bleeding, to be checked for colon polyps or colon cancer, as well as for liver trouble, pancreatic trouble, and abdominal pain. I have a special interest in clostridium difficile infection of the intestines, and I specialize in colonoscopy and upper endoscopy as well. I think the best approach in helping my patients is to let them talk and ask them open-ended questions. My father was a physician many years ago, and he said that if you let a patient talk, they’ll tell you what’s wrong with them. So I ask open-ended questions and guide the conversation from there to form an idea of what may or may not be going on with the patient. The most important thing is taking a good, concise history.

LANGUAGES I SPEAK
English
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Training
EDUCATION
MD, Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, 1978
RESIDENCY
Internal Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, 1978-1981 (Chief Resident, 1981-1982)
FELLOWSHIP
Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, University of Missouri, Columbia School of Medicine, 1985-1987
BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Clinical Focus and Research
PUBLICATIONS
View Robert Elliott's publications on PubMed
Industry Relationships and Collaborations
This faculty member has no reported relationships with industry.