About Dr. Elliott

USS Harpers Ferry (LSD-49)

USS Harpers Ferry (LSD-49)

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As a US Navy combat veteran, former ship’s doctor onboard the USS Harpers Ferry and former Division Psychiatrist for 1st Marine Division, Dr. Elliott is uniquely qualified to work with the needs of veterans, but also has extensive experience treating the full spectrum of adult psychiatric problems in non-veterans.  Dr. Elliott’s goal is to minimize the number and doses of medications needed to maintain safety and stability (i.e., “less is better”).  In addition, Dr. Elliott can provide psychotherapy to meet your needs.

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Testimonials from This Website:

December 14, 2017 — “I’m extremely pleased I chose Dr. Elliott as my Psychiatrist. Instead of me having to explain what was wrong, he had an extensive list of questions that uncovered my needs. He was very respectful and explained my treatment in a way I could completely understand and with which I could be comfortable. He’s always on time, which is very important to me. I will recommend him to any of my family and friends in need of treatment.”

“Dr. Elliott has helped me to get my life back. I was terribly overmedicated and could no longer walk without assistance. Now I am off of the medications that were keeping me down and I am walking with a cane. At the age of 80 I have myself back. He is very compassionate and understanding of how his patients feel about their own conditions in life. I am very grateful for his assistance in accomplishing this for myself.”

“Out of the dozens of Dr’s [our son] has seen, some by court orders, some not, this experience along with the team at Duke Medical Center, were some of the best I’ve experienced. It was obvious to me that Dr. Elliott’s clinical experience & years in the service, made all the difference in the outcome for [our son].”

“I was very satisfied with my session with Dr. Elliott. The fact that he is a veteran made me feel more comfortable as he is familiar with the many issues US military veterans have experienced while serving in the US Armed Forces. I would highly recommend him to anyone needing help.”

Testimonials from Patient Fusion Website:

https://www.patientfusion.com/doctor/frank-elliott-md-96504

“I was scared to go at first because it was my first time. Also I had a Very bad experience at Desert Parkway. Dr Elliott was Great. I would highly recommend him to anyone. Can’t wait for my next visit. He made it very comfortable. It was like amazing.”

“Caring, articulate, knowledgable and focused; Dr Elliott exemplifies the truest meaning of his profession. Through his efforts we have begun the process to identify and amend the factors contributing to my panic and anxiety. My focus is being reborn.”

“Dr. Elliott was very cordial and knowledgeable. He is understanding and easy to talk to. I actually enjoyed my visit and felt much better after speaking with him. I highly recommend him.”

“Dr. Elliott found out more about me in the short time we spent together than some Dr’s. know about me in quite a few sessions. He not only knew what to ask he knew what to look for. I would recommend Dr. Elliot to help any vet who thinks they are broken.”

“I am a veteran who recently saw Dr. Frank Elliott, who I found to be extremely professional, knowledgeable, personable and, most importantly, genuinely concerned about the welfare of his patients. I would absolutely recommend him to family and friends.”

“I was beyond impressed with my experience at Dr. Elliott’s Office. He was knowledgeable and made me feel comfortable throughout the appointment! I would highly recommend Dr. Elliott to anyone, especially veterans serving in high-threat areas! He cares!”

“Very professional, showed concern for my visit. Clarified and verified the problems I was having. Made recommendations after the evaluation as well as gave several options for therapy. He gave me the opportunity to provide add additional information.”

“Dr. Elliott is a great listener and very easy to share your medical issues with him. I highly recommend him as a professional and caring health care provider.”

“Dr Elliott was extremely professional and very knowledgeable. I would recommend him to anyone but I especially recommend that veterans go to him. He is intelligent, articulate and makes sure that you are comfortable opening up. I will definitely go back.”

“Dr. Elliott was very insightful and helpful. It was actually a transformative time for me. He did an outstanding job. I highly recommend him.”

“Dr. Elliott was thorough and attentive during my first visit. He did a good job asking the proper questions to gain an initial relationship between he and I as doctor and patient.”

“Dr. Elliott is very professional, experienced and caring. I searched extensively before scheduling with and was very happy with the outcome. We set goals up front on what we wanted to achieve and met all of them. I highly recommend his services.”

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Board Certified in Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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Education Training

Medical School: The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland

Internship: Internal Medicine, Naval Medical Center San Diego, California

Residency: Psychiatry, Naval Medical Center San Diego, California

Masters Degree: Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University

Certified in Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD, University of California San Diego

Certified in Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD, University of California San Diego

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Areas of Expertise

Trauma – PTSD

Depression

Grief/Loss

Anxiety/Panic Disorders

Phobias

Bipolar Disorder

Schizophrenia

Psychiatric Evaluations (for employment, adoptions, etc.)

Substance Abuse/Addiction

Psychotherapy

Medication Management

Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)

Insomnia

Relationship Issues

Elderly Persons Disorders

Dual Diagnosis

Mood Disorders

Psychosis

Thinking Disorders

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