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Dr. River Elliott, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

470 Eisenhower Dr , Hanover, PA

(717) 848-4800

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Dr. River Elliott, MD is a Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Specialist in Hanover, PA and has over 13 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med medical school in 2007. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Hanover Hospital and Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Elliott to book an appointment.

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Dr. River Elliott, MD - Reviews

Jenn – Jul 14, 2020

Patient

I went to see Dr. Elliott for a follow up visit after a few weeks had passed since injuring my wrist. I was mostly seeking confirmation that it was healing and advice on how I could help the pain and functionality improve. I feel that Dr. Elliott provided and addressed both of these things. He took additional x-rays, including new views that were not addressed previously, and went over the results with me. He also provided me with some at home exercises that I could do. I appreciated his attentive and honest assessment of the situation and explanation of future healing and expectations.

Krystle Dunmire – Jul 13, 2020

Patient

I visited with an irritation on my left hand. Dr. Elliot was extremely polite, timely, and matter of fact. He was honest in telling me that my cyst was not an emergency and didn't need surgery. It was a choice I had, but not something he felt as crucial. I appreciate knowing that it wasn't necessary to spend the money. He also has a sense of humor which is nice in a doctor, especially if you're seeing them for pain. I would recommend Dr Elliot to anyone!

1 Mike in Hanover, PA – Nov 26, 2018

Patient

Dr. Elliott provided an incredible experience from start to finish. I fell down the steps and ended up with a Distal Radius Fx. He communicated the entire process and explained everything so I could understand what it took to recover properly and return to normal life. My wrist feels great and I couldn’t be more satisfied. He exceeded my expectations. I highly recommend him on all levels of care!

1 Madison Sweitzer in York, PA – Mar 07, 2018

Patient

He was such a good doctor! He removed a bone cyst in my finger and it healed wonderful! He's super friendly and I'd go to him again.

4 Deb in York, PA – Jul 11, 2017

Patient

Dr. Elliott is phenomenal! My daughter fractured her wrist and I took her to the urgent care for treatment. The treatment she received was exceptional! The fracture was pretty bad and Dr. Elliott and his PA, Sarah, did an amazing job fixing her arm! She had surgery in the ASC, which was an amazing experience, as well. Dr. Elliott even called us personally the day after surgery to make sure everything was going well. I would definitely recommend Dr. Elliott and his team for orthopedic care.

4 Dave Bowers in York, PA – Oct 02, 2016

Patient

Dr. Elliott was very professional and always listened to my concerns. I would highly recommend him to anyone who needs hand surgery.

6 Kimberly Ward in Spring Grove, PA – Jun 30, 2016

Patient

Dr. Elliott has been treating me for injury to my right wrist due to fall on ice that resulted in 2 torn ligaments in my wrist. I have to say that being on receiving end of his excellent patient care has been awesome! He performed surgery on my wrist 6/23/16 & it's feeling great already. Not only being his patient myself, but working with Dr Elliott for over a year, I knew I was in great hands! On behalf of myself & all of his many patients, thank you! You are an awesome asset to OSS!

7 Rick B in Dover Pa – Jun 03, 2016

Patient

Dr Elliott is a very compassionate surgeon. He explained in detail the extent of the injury and prognosis for my husband’s injury. He took the time to make sure that we understood all that was involved . His dynamic personality shows through and made a trying experience for us more bearable. He has a God-given talent . We were certainly blessed to have had him. A surgery that was originally to be around 2 hours in length turned out to be 41/2 hours in duration. He would periodically send word .

3 York, PA – Feb 05, 2016

Patient

He provided excellent explanation and detail of my diagnosis!