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N. Robert R. Elson, MD

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2001 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 1170W
Santa Monica, CA 90404
2285.2 miles away
Speaks: Spanish and English
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N. Robert Elson

2001 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 1170W, Santa Monica, CA 90404

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About N. Robert R. Elson

Dr. Elson, MD is a practicing Gastroenterologist in Santa Monica, CA. Dr. Elson graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine in 1979 and has been in practice for 40 years. He completed a residency at U S Department of Veterans Affairs. Dr. Elson also specializes in Internal Medicine. He currently practices at N Robert Elson MD and is affiliated with Saint John's Health Center.

fellowship

UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

residency

LAC - USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

internship

LAC - USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Medical School

Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
N. Robert Elson
2001 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 1170W
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Affiliated Locations
Providence Saint John's Health Center

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Amylase Blood Test
  • Abnormal Bowel Movement
  • Abnormal Liver Function Blood Test
  • Abnormal Stool
  • Achalasia
  • Acute Airway Bleeding
  • Acute Hepatitis Panel
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Aerodigestive Care
  • Alcoholic Hepatitis
  • Allergic Colitis
  • Allergic Esophagitis
  • Allergic Gastroenteritis
  • Allo Islet Transplant
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Ampullary Adenoma
  • Anal Adenocarcinoma
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Itching
  • Anal Polyp
  • Anal Skin Tag
  • Anal Sphincter Dyssynergia
  • Anal Stenosis
  • Anal Ulcer
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Disease
  • Anorectal Manometry
  • Anorexia
  • Appetite Loss
  • Artificial Nutrition And Hydration
  • Ascites
  • Autoimmune Enteropathy
  • Autoimmune Gastritis
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder
  • Bariatric Endoscopy
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Colon
  • Benign Pancreatic Tumor
  • Bezoars
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Biliary Colic
  • Biliary Leak
  • Biliary Tract Disease
  • Biliary Tract Malformation
  • Biologic Therapy For Gastrointestinal (Gi) Diseases
  • Bleeding Hemorrhoids
  • Blood In Stool
  • Bowel Infection
  • Bravo Ph Test
  • Breath Testing
  • Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
  • Burping
  • Candidiasis
  • Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Cecal Mass
  • Celiac Disease
  • Choking Sensation
  • Cholangioscopy
  • Cholangitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Choledochal Cyst
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cholestasis
  • Chromoendoscopy
  • Chronic Abdominal Pain
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Chronic Undiagnosed Abdominal Pain
  • Cirrhosis
  • Clostridium Difficile
  • Clostridium Infections
  • Cold Therapies
  • Colic
  • Colitis
  • Cologuard
  • Colon Adenocarcinoma
  • Colon Polypectomy
  • Colon Stricture
  • Colonic Inertia
  • Colonic Mass
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Screening
  • Colo-Screen
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency
  • Congenital Anomalies Of The Trachea
  • Congenital Gastrointestinal (Gi) Disorders
  • Congenital Mucosal Disorders
  • Constant Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Crest
  • Cricopharyngeal Bar
  • Cricopharyngeal Spasm
  • Crigler Najjar Syndrome
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis Related Gastro Intestinal Complications
  • Cystic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Decrease In Appetite
  • Defecation Disorders
  • Dehydration
  • Diarrhea
  • Diet And Nutrition
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Dilated Pancreatic Duct
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Double Balloon Enteroscopy
  • Dumping Syndrome
  • Duodenal Adenoma
  • Duodenal Stricture
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysmotility
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Early Satiety
  • Elevated Alkaline Phosphatase Level
  • End Stage Liver Disease
  • Endoscopic Endoluminal Fundoplication
  • Endoscopic Hemostasis
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Of Esophagus
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Of Large Colon Polyps
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty
  • Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (Esd)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (Eus) Guided Fiducial Placement
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (Eus) Guided Fine Needle Aspiration (Fna)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound Directed Transgastric Ercp (Edge) Procedure
  • Endoscopy
  • Endo-Stitching
  • Enterocolitis
  • Eosinophilic Colitis
  • Eosinophilic Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eosinophilic Gastritis
  • Epigastric Pain
  • Epiploic Appendagitis
  • Eructation
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Disease
  • Esophageal Disorder
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Hypersensitivity
  • Esophageal Inlet Patch
  • Esophageal Manometry
  • Esophageal Mass
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ring
  • Esophageal Spasm
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Esophagogastric Junction Outflow Obstruction
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (Egd)
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (Egd) With Botox Injection
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (Egd) With Dilation
  • Esophagus Surgery
  • Extended Ph Monitoring
  • Extra Esophageal Reflux Disease
  • Family History Of Colon Cancer
  • Family History Of Colon Polyps
  • Fatty Liver
  • Fecal Impaction
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Fecal Transplant
  • Feeding Intolerance
  • Feeding Problems
  • Feeding Tube Management
  • Feeding Tube Removal
  • Flank Hernia
  • Flatulence
  • Focal Nodular Hyperplasia
  • Foreign Body (Digestive System)
  • Fructose Malabsorption
  • Functional Constipation
  • Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder (Fgid)
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallbladder Obstruction
  • Gallbladder Polyp
  • Gastric Anomaly
  • Gastric Inlet Patch
  • Gastric Restrictive Surgery
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal (Gi) Cancer Screening
  • Gastrointestinal (Gi) Lesions
  • Gastrointestinal Amyloid
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Submucosal Tumors (Gismt)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gastroscopy
  • Gastrostomy Closure Surgery
  • Gastrostomy Tube Removal
  • General Gi
  • Gerd Diet And Lifestyle Counseling
  • Giardiasis
  • Gj Tube Evaluation
  • G-J Tube Stoma
  • Gluten Allergy
  • Gluten Free Diet
  • Gluten Intolerance
  • Gluten Sensitivity
  • Graft Versus Host Disease
  • G-Tube
  • G-Tube Stoma
  • Helicobacter Pylori
  • Helminthiasis
  • Hematemesis
  • Hematochezia
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hemorrhoids With Complications
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatobiliary Mass
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hereditary Colon Cancer
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • High Resolution Anoscopy
  • High Resolution Manometry
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Home Visits
  • Hydrops Of Gallbladder
  • Hyperamylasemia
  • Hypercontractile Esophagus
  • Hypoalbuminemia
  • Hypotensive Peristalsis
  • Ibd Diet And Lifestyle Counseling
  • Idiopathic Megacolon
  • Idiopathic Pancreatic Cysts
  • Ileitis
  • Ileoscopy
  • Image Guided Endoscopic Catheterization Of The Biliary Ductal System
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Interventional Endoscopic Ultrasound (Eus)
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Epithelial Dysplasia (Ied)
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Pseudo Obstruction
  • Intestinal Rehabilitation
  • Intractable Abdominal Pain
  • Intractable Vomiting
  • Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm
  • Intraductal Radiofrequency Ablation (Rfa)
  • Intraluminal Duodenum Stenting
  • Intraluminal Stomach Stenting
  • Intussusception
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • J Pouch
  • J Pouch Surgery
  • Jaundice
  • Jejunal Atresia
  • Johanson Blizzard Syndrome
  • Kwashiorkor
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Disease
  • Liver Injury
  • Liver Mass
  • Liver Sarcoidosis
  • Low Amylase Level
  • Low Fodmap Diet
  • Low Residue Diet
  • Lynch Syndrome
  • Malabsorption
  • Malaise And Fatigue
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Liver
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Meckel Diverticulum
  • Medical Clearance For Colonoscopy
  • Megacolon
  • Megarectum
  • Melena
  • Menetrier Disease
  • Microvillus Inclusion Disease
  • Milk Allergy
  • Miniprobe Endoscopic Ultrasound (Eus)
  • Miniprobe Ultrasound
  • Motility Disorders
  • Motility Testing
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Narcotic Bowel Syndrome
  • Nausea
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Needle Knife Stricturotomy
  • Neurogenic Bowel
  • Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non Alcoholic Steatohepatitis
  • Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (Nsaid) Induced Enteropathy
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity
  • Obstipation
  • Odynophagia
  • Ogilvie Syndrome
  • Pancreas Cancer
  • Pancreas Divisum
  • Pancreas Function Test
  • Pancreatic Cyst
  • Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasm
  • Pancreatic Duct Leak
  • Pancreatic Duct Stricture
  • Pancreatic Fistula
  • Pancreatic Insufficiency
  • Pancreatic Pseudocyst
  • Pancreatic Rest
  • Pancreatic Steatorrhoea
  • Pancreatic Trauma
  • Pancreatic Walled Off Necrosis Debridement
  • Pancreaticobiliary Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Paralytic Ileus
  • Parenteral Nutrition Induced Hepato Biliary Disease
  • Partial Small Bowel Obstruction (Sbo)
  • Peg (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy)
  • Peg Tube Evaluation
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peritonitis
  • Persistent Vomiting
  • Personal History Of Colonic Polyps
  • Peutz Jeghers Syndrome
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pneumatosis Intestinalis
  • Polyposis Syndrome
  • Polyps
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Portal Hypertensive Gastropathy
  • Positive Fecal Immunochemical Test
  • Post Hemorrhagic Anemia
  • Postprandial Diarrhea
  • Pouchitis
  • Pregnancy With Ibd
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Primary Encopresis
  • Proctitis
  • Proctosigmoidoscopy
  • Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis (Pfic)
  • Protein Calorie Malnutrition
  • Pseudopapillary Tumors
  • Push Enteroscopy
  • Radiofrequency Ablation For Barrett's Esophagus
  • Rectal Adenocarcinoma
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Fistula
  • Rectal Hemorrhage
  • Rectal Mass
  • Rectal Pain
  • Rectal Polyp
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Regional Enteritis
  • Right Lower Quadrant Pain
  • Right Upper Quadrant Pain
  • Rumination Syndrome
  • Scleroderma
  • Sclerosing Mesenteritis
  • Secondary Encopresis
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Shwachman Diamond Syndrome
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Single Balloon Enteroscopy
  • Small Bowel Disease
  • Small Bowel Fistula
  • Small Bowel Stricture
  • Small Bowel Ulcer
  • Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (Sibo)
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Disorders
  • Stomach Pain
  • Stomach Polyps
  • Sublingual Cyst Excision
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Tenesmus
  • Third Eye Panoramic
  • Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (Tif)
  • Tubular Adenoma
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ulcerative Pancolitis
  • Upper Gi Series
  • Very Early Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Veoibd)
  • Vitamin A Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vitamin Poisoning
  • Vomiting
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Problem
  • Whipple's Disease
  • Wilson's Disease