Dr. Susan Tillman Elliott, MD

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4910 Massachusetts Ave NW, Suite 308, Washington, DC, 20016

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A third generation Washingtonian, Dr. Elliott attended the Holton-Arms School and graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. She completed undergraduate studies at Bucknell University. She earned M.S. (Biochemistry) and M.D. degrees at George Washington University, where she was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society and valedictorian of the medical school class of 1976.
Leaving the East Coast, Dr. Elliott completed her internship and residency at the University of Oregon (UOHSC). During training she did basic research in immunologic aspects of atopic eczema and in the effects of retinoids on skin disease. She won awards from The Society for Investigative Dermatology and won the UOHSC Alumni Award for these studies. She is board certified by the American Academy of Dermatology.
Dr. Elliott began clinical practice in Marin County, California while continuing to participate actively in research on retinoid chemistry at the University of California-San Francisco as a clinical instructor in dermatology.
Growing tired of sunshine and good weather, Dr. Elliott returned to Washington D.C. in 1990 where she continued to practice, at the Center for Laser Surgery. Dr. Elliott is an Associate Clinical Professor of dermatology at George Washington University. She is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Laser Medicine, and the Leaders Society of the Dermatology Foundation. She is listed as Best Dermatologist and Best Cosmetic Dermatologist by Washingtonian Magazine as well as Best Doctors in America.
Her areas of special interest include skin cancer detection and treatment, immunologic treatments of skin disease, adolescent medicine, laser therapy of skin diseases as well as general and cosmet

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Dr. Elliot was great. She listened to my concerns and answered all my questions. I felt that I was heard and am happy with my appointment and will be seeing her again.

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Overall excellent!

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Delighted to be under Dr. Elliott's care.

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My appointment was great. You know quickly tell that Dr Elliott was well researched on current practices in her field and a thoughtful physician. The office was professional and timely. I am looking forward to growing my relationship with Dr. Elliot!

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Dr. Elliot was professional and helpful. I came in for a skin screening and to have a questionable mole looked at.

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Dr. Elliott is very pleasant and professional doctor. She's very confident and easy to talk to. I totally enjoyed my visit with her, and would highly recommend her to my friends and colleagues.

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The office and the doctor were pleasant and efficient. Dr. Elliott answered all of my questions and made me very comfortable. I'll definitely be back for my future derm needs.

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My visit to Dr. Tillman's office was odd, and I don't think I'll return. While I was waiting, I heard her discussing another patient's billing issues rather loudly, which struck me as unprofessional. After we began our consultation, she left the room twice with little explanation and I was left waiting. She didn't give me firm advice, so much as suggestions and I felt as if I were leading the appointment. Afterwards, I was improperly billed for labwork that never occurred, and I haven't been able to reach the office manager since to correct the issue.

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Dr.Elliott is a very good listener and has an excellent staff.

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All I can say is Wow!!!!! she is amazing i got there early for my appointment and she saw me even before my appointment was supposed to start. I could not be happier with the service I received overall my first appointment was great.

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Dr. Tilman Elliot and her staff were friendly, timely and informative. I got everything I needed.

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The doctor was very cordial, however, I felt her examination-an annual skin cancer check-was less than cursory. I had also come to get a suspicious growth on my arm checked, and not only did she start cutting it out without any anesthetic, as I look at the wound now, some of the suspect tissue is still there. Really? I'd asked for help with rosecea, and she said she'd "give me something topical". I had to follow up before leaving to get this, though the doctor couldn't be bothered to even tell me what she was prescribing. I am obviously not her target clientele--the office is just plastered with promotional materials for Botox etc. Her profile ought to make clear that this is a cosmetic dematology practice....

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Very polite and professional

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Dr. Elliott is an extraordinarily gifted,, highly knowledgeable physician- kind,, caring, and the best in her field. Excellent appointment experience reflecting clearly all of the above.

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Very professional and skilled. The facility is almost like a spa. Just great.

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Dr. Elliott did an outstanding job as usual.... Waiting room time was longer than usual (20 min or so vice the usual 5) but the staff was courteous and kept us informed. Mike R

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It was a good visit. She had good recommendations. However she acted uninterested and acted as if my case was not that important. She is good at her job but not good at building a Clint/patien-Doctor relationship. I believe that she will be able to help me but I didn't feel like she cared.

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Always thorough and informative. Shared a couple of ideas on how to handle a prescription cost that was too high.

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I can see why she is rated one of the top doctors in DC. The office is very clean, the entire staff is very nice and professional, and Dr. Elliott has great bedside manners. I had absolutely no fear in that office, considering what I had an appointment for. I highly recommend Dr. Elliott!

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l had to wait almost an hour to see her, which is not acceptable. When she finally came in, she did not apologize for the wait. When I asked her if that wait time was normal, she said something to the affect that because I was using insurance, that yes, wait times are a bit longer (which makes no sense to me). I am 95% sure she did botox on someone right before me (hence my wait) because when I was in the waiting room, a woman came out and said to the receptionist, "thanks for squeezing me in". Dr. Elliott literally looked at my face for 5 seconds and then told me to come back to get a facial. I asked her about a few bumps on my forehead and she gave me a Rx, and then I asked about overall anti-aging, and she gave me a script for rentinA. It was like pulling teeth to get her to do anything and she just wanted me out of there. It was awful. It has been awhile since my appointment but I still think about the way she treated me, hence this delayed review.

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I had to wait about 40 mins before the doctor saw me. I was on time for my appt. The doctor seemed to be in a rush, she didn't even let me finish want i wanted to ask her and understand what's going on. She kept looking at her watch when she was talking to me. The appt. was so not helpful.

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Office staff was not very polite and was talking about other patients behind the desk (not medical information, like gossip). The doctor was fine. When I went to schedule my follow up appointment, they were very rude when I asked for a Wednesday appointment. Instead of just nicely informing me the doctor doesn't see patients on Wednesdays, the receptionist snapped at me. I waited 30 minutes in the waiting room and 20 minutes in a gown in the exam room before I was seen and I was the only person in the waiting room when I go there. Also, they hadn't downloaded my information from ZocDoc, so I had to fill out new demographic forms when I got there.

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Dr. Elliott was very professional, but I was frustrated by the long wait time (without any explanation).

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A very brisk, but positive experience. She was fast and clear, and took care of a minor problem without fuss. The office staff was quite nice and welcoming.

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Dr. Elliot is the best dermatologist in the area; I would not trust anyone else to treat my skin. She takes the time to listen to your concerns and always has an effective treatment plan. Her office is clean, efficient and in a convenient location with ample parking. Her nurse and administrative staff are equally great! If you have any skin concerns, I highly recommend scheduling an appointment with Dr. Elliot.

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Outstanding doctor who I have been seeing for many years.

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She was understanding, listened intently and addressed all of my concerns. I didn't feel rushed either, which was very important to me.

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Excellent physican.

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A very pleasant experience. Recommended.

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Excellent dermatologist and her office functions very efficiently.

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I really appreciate Dr Elliott's professionalism and her respect for her patients' time. The checkup was efficient and thorough, and her staff is great as well.

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She addressed all my concerns.

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highly professional, no time wasted.

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As usual....great staff....warm, friendly, thorough, professional doc.

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She and her staff were professinal and addressed my needs in a thoughtful manner. I felt she had up to the minute products and procedures.

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This was my first time visiting a dermatologist. As far as ease of setting up an appointment goes, doing it via Zocdoc made it very easy. On the day of the appointment, her office staff made me feel at ease and treated me professionally. The wait time from entering the office to actually being seen by Dr Elliott was less than 30 minutes. Since this was an initial consultation (for a pigmentation that I noticed under my toenail), it went fairly quick, but even so, I feel like she gave my concerns enough attention (for a first visit). I think being prepared with my questions helped maximize the consultation time I had.

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I thought it was a nice office with a friendly staff. I just had a quick exam, so I can make no comment on the effectiveness of any treatment at this time. Dr. Elliot was personable, professional, and efficient.

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This was my first visit to Susan Tillman Elliott and it as a great experience, I was seen right away and they were able to remove a cyst that day which was so convenient. Everyone was so professional and friendly and made me feel at easy. Amazing!

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first time I've ever felt rushed during a consultation. She definitely didn't show too much concern or thoroughly explain her solution to my problem. I had further questions and continued to ask as many as possibly AS she was walking out of the room very short-answered. I somehow ended up in a situation where I was being sold into over-priced skincare products by someone else for a problem I didn't have... Because she didn't listen close enough to what I was asking prior. Overall, I felt as if I was just something else to check off her list so she could get back to her already late sched. Not going for any follow-up visit or for any other concerns I may have.

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she is nice Doctor professional and care, i really thank her, excellent derm & surgeon

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