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Daniel P. Elskens, MD is a doctor in Walla Walla, WA specializing in neurology and neurological surgery, cervical arthroplasty, cervical and lumbar spine surgery, intracranial neoplasms, and peripheral nerve disorders.

Daniel P. Elskens, MD Providence-employed provider

Specialties

Neurosurgery
Accepting new patients

Board Certification

  • Neurological Surgery

Patient Rating

4.5 / 5

301 W. Poplar Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362
P: (509) 897-8969
F: (509) 897-5774

Joining Providence in February

Philosophy of Care

I have always felt that patients need to be treated as I would want my family members taken care of. Hopefully providing compassionate care that utilizes the best of new technology fused with the depth of neurosurgical experience tailored to each patients needs.

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Overview

Gender

Male

Licenses

  • Washington
  • Michigan

Expertise

  • Cervical Arthroplasty
  • Cervical and Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Intracranial Neoplasms
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Education

Medical School

University of Michigan Medical School - Ann Arbor, MI

Internship

Henry Ford Hospital - Detroit, MI

Residency

Henry Ford Hospital - Detroit, MI
Children's Hospital of Michigan - Detroit, MI

Achievements

Professional Organizations

  • American Board of Neurological Surgeons (Diplomate)
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (Fellow)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Michigan Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • National Board of Medical Examiners (Diplomate)

Interests

Community

  • National MS Society

Medical Interests

  • Motion preservation in the spine
  • Less-invasive cranial operations

Personal Interests

  • Road Cycling
  • SCUBA Diving
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.5 out of 5 (43 Ratings, 14 Comments)

100

08/31/2016
Knew my history, listened carefully, spent a lot of time with me, [...] (doctor's assistant) was extremely helpful with insurance and follow-up.
90

08/29/2016
Overall excellent care
100

07/31/2016
Excellant
50

07/27/2016
I wasn't examined for the reason I came in & I was forgotten about & left waiting for 67 minutes after the visit.
100

06/21/2016
I love dr elskins he is the best surgeon I have ever had!!
100

06/13/2016
I liked the eye contact, I felt he really listened [...]
60

06/03/2016
All the information given was not accurate. In the end I did not feel like the Dr. listened to my whole story and made me feel like we might have missed something.
90

04/26/2016
Was very pleased with this first appointment.
90

04/25/2016
Dr. Elskens was very knowledgeable & explained my condition well & heard my concerns.
100

04/06/2016
The office staff were wonderful.
100

04/04/2016
Care was of the upmost satisfactory and professional.
100

04/04/2016
Dr Elskens was great! Getting an appointment was very difficult. Office staff need training.
90

03/31/2016
Dropped the ball on follow-up for surgery. I had to call 11 days later to get things moving - 2 days later I am satisfied.
100

03/16/2016
I was very pleased.
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