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Specializes in Hematology • Male • Age 70

901 W 38th St Ste 200
Austin, TX 78705
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Seton Medical Center Austin
1201 West 38th Street
Austin, TX 78705

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    Dr. Helmer III's Experience

    Specialties

    • Hematology

    Board Certifications

    • Hematology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Acute Leukemia
    • Anemia
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Burkitt's Lymphoma
    • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Hemophilia
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Hypercoagulable State
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Leukocytosis
    • Lymphocytosis
    • Lymphoma
    • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
    • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
    • Mast Cell Diseases
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neutropenia
    • Nodular Lymphoma
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Pancytopenia
    • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
    • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Thalassemia
    • Thrombocytosis
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    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • von Willebrand Disease
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Graduated in 1971

    Internship Hospital

    University Tex Hosps
    Complete in 1972

    Residency Hospital

    University Tex Hosps
    Complete in 1974

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Tex Hosps
    Complete in 1979
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Helmer III & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Helmer III's Hospital Quality

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    901 W 38th St Ste 200
    Austin, TX 78705
    (512) 419-9733 (Office)
    (512) 451-3709 (Fax)
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