Dr. Ray W. Helms, MD

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Specializes in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology • Male • Age 44

114 W Rockland Rd Ste 202
Libertyville, IL 60048
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Dr. Helms' Experience

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Dr. Helms' Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Procedures Dr. Helms Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
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Hospital Quality

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Advocate Condell Medical Center
801 S Milwaukee Ave
Libertyville, IL 60048
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital
450 W Il Route 22
Barrington, IL 60010

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Heart Rhythm Mgmt Lake County
Heart Rhythm Mgmt Lake County
114 W Rockland Rd Ste 202
Libertyville, IL 60048
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    Dr. Helms' Experience

    Dr. Helms' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
    • Cardioversion
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Defibrillator Implantation
    • Electrophysiological Study
    • Heart Surgery
    • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Pacemaker Therapy for Heart Failure
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
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    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Cardiac Arrhythmia
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Palpitations
    • Syncope
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    Background Check for Dr. Helms

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Dozens publications including abstracts, papers, and chapters. Mostly on catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation.
    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Illinois

    Fellowship Hospital

    Loyola University Medical Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Helms & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Helms' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 5 hospitals where Dr. Helms has admitting privileges:

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    • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

    • Centegra Hospital - McHenry

    • Advocate Condell Medical Center

    • Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

    • Vista Medical Center East

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Helms to family and friends

    5 out of 5

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    Dr. Helms' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.8 out of 5

    9 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.9 out of 5

    9 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    9 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

    7 responses

    Experience with Dr. Helms

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    9 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.9 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Heart Rhythm Mgmt Lake County
    114 W Rockland Rd Ste 202
    Libertyville, IL 60048
    (847) 816-0600 (Office)
    (847) 430-4680 (Fax)
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