Dr. Stephen L. Helgemo Jr., MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 52

13710 Metropolis Ave Ste 103
Fort Myers, FL 33912
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Dr. Helgemo Jr.'s Experience

Dr. Helgemo Jr.'s Care Philosophy

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Transfer
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement
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Dr. Helgemo Jr. says...

  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Contracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Contracture
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain
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Background Check for Dr. Helgemo Jr.

0 Malpractice Claims

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

2 Board Actions

  • Wrong-site surgery  (2/18/2013)
  • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
  • Summary: Dr. Stephen Leif Helgemo, Jr.; License # ME72747; Case # 2010-15366; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician previously on 02-16-2012 entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Florida Board of Medicine. ACTION TAKEN-Obligations Satisfied
  • State: Florida
  • Wrong-site surgery  (2/16/2012)
  • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
  • Summary: Please reference the following Document
  • State: Florida
  • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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Awards & Recognitions

Awards

  • Gulfshore Life Magazine Top Doctor List, 2011
  • Gulfshore Life Magazine Top Doctor List, 2009
  • Gulfshore Life Magazine Top Doctor List, 2012
  • Gulfshore Life Magazine Top Doctor List, 2010

Media & Publications

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Education & Training

Internship Hospital

Johns Hopkins Hospital
Complete in 1992

Residency Hospital

Johns Hopkins Hospital
Complete in 1996

Fellowship Hospital

Union Memorial Hospital
Complete in 1997

Undergraduate Schools

The Florida State University
Graduated in 1986
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Helgemo Jr. & Staff

  • English

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