Nathaniel McElhaney, MD

Guthrie Provider
Care Provider Overall: 
5
Provider Reviews: 
58
  • Clinical Details
  • Education
Hospital Privileges: 
  • Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital
  • Guthrie Corning Hospital
Clinical Interests: 
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Thoracic Oncology
  • Tumors of the mediastinum and chest wall

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
Likelihood of Recommending Care Provider: 
5
Patients' Confidence in Care Provider: 
5
Time Care Provider Spent with Patient: 
5
Care Provider Spoke Using Clear Language: 
5
Care Provider Efforts to Include in Decisions: 
5
Care Provider's Concern for Questions and Worries: 
5
Care Provider's Explanations of Condition/Problem: 
5
Care Provider Information About Medications: 
5
Care Provider Instructions for Follow-Up Care: 
5
Care Provider's Friendliness and Courtesy: 
5
Residency: 
  • Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Md. (General Surgery)
Education: 
  • Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa.
Internship: 
  • Western Pennsylvania Hospital Pittsburgh, Pa. (General Surgery)
Fellowship: 
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tenn. (Cardiothoracic Surgery)

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

Guthrie Patient: September 2019
Excellent.
Guthrie Patient: September 2019
All good.
Guthrie Patient: August 2019
*Dr. McElhaney went above and beyond from first meeting.
Guthrie Patient: June 2019
My primary physician is through Arnot but we were referred to *Dr. McElhaney because of his area of expertise. EVERYONE at Guthrie, including OR staff, are all exceptional!!
Guthrie Patient: June 2019
My primary physician is through Arnot but we were referred to *Dr. McElhaney because of his area of expertise. EVERYONE at Guthrie, including OR staff, are all exceptional!!
Guthrie Patient: April 2019
*Dr. McElhaney was without question the best healthcare provider I have ever had talk to me and help me to understand all the concerns I had. A great gentleman.
Guthrie Patient: April 2019
Dr. should have given a prescription for a good pain killer right after the surgery.
Guthrie Patient: February 2019
Dr McElhaney is a true asset to Guthrie and I am more than satisfied with his professionalism and genuine care he has given me.
Guthrie Patient: February 2019
Very personable and knowledgeable. seems to go above and beyond explaining things in a way that's easy to understand.Made me comfortable during a stressful time. I would recommend at any time.
Guthrie Patient: February 2019
Excellent doctor