Dr. Adel Helmy, MD

Pediatric NeurologyMaleAge 67

Pediatric Neurology

Dr. Adel Helmy, MD is a Pediatric Neurology Specialist in Lighthouse Point, FL and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Ain Shams University, Faculty Of Medicine in 1979. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Broward Health Coral Springs and Hca Florida Kendall Hospital. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Adel Helmy, MD

Pediatric Neurology

4510 N Federal Hwy Ste 103 Lighthouse Point, FL 33064
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Care Philosophy

"I am board certified in Neurology with special qualification in child neurology (Pediatric Neurology)."

- Dr. Adel Helmy, MD

At a Glance

  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    Neurosciences Excellence Award™ See hospitals
  • Quiet Hospital
    Patients said the hospital this doctor practices at is quiet. See hospitals

Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Helmy's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helmy performs Quantitative Sensory Test (QST) more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Helmy performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Head CT Scan
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helmy performs Head CT Scan more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Helmy performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helmy performs Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Helmy performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Helmy's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
  • Confusion
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Developmental Delay
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Evoked Potential Test
  • Fever-Induced Seizure
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
  • Head CT Scan
  • Headache
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • ImPACT Testing
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Migrainous Vertigo
  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Peripheral Neuropathy Testing
  • Petit Mal Seizure
  • Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Sudoscan
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tremor
  • Vertigo
  • Wada Test

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Dr. Helmy's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Helmy

2.8

Based on 25 ratings

5 Stars
40%
(10)
4 Stars
4%
(1)
3 Stars
4%
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2 Stars
4%
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1 Star
48%
(12)
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Dr. Helmy help to understand the concerns I have with my son. He was very understanding with what I was going through. The nurse is very pleasant and helpful.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Gwen Galloway – Jun 02, 2021
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He was great -patient and allowed me to have my thoughts as to treatment. Spent a lot of time with us -not in a rush to move along to the next patient. Time will tell but he seems knowledgeable and patient. We went to a different neurologist first and although the diagnosis and info is similar the other doctor was nasty, did not like questions and was an ego maniac.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Nov 25, 2019
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This doctor diagnosed my son with autism 11 days ago. He was right on the money. Very proffessonal , very supportive and personable. I loved his care of my son
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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Anselma Clarke in Ft Lauderdale, FL – Oct 28, 2017
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This doctor likes to scare moms send u on tons of tests and tell u he thinks the worst for your baby then at the end of it all say he sorry he was wrong he did this to other moms as well I wonder if he gets a kick back for all the Referel's I would never recommend him to my worst enemy I think he is absolutely terrible for what he does. My story is dependable and way more than what I am able to share here but trust me do not use this terrible human.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
5 people found this helpful
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Jennifer in Pompano Beach FL – May 19, 2017
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I very weird how two people can have such drastic opinions about one person. Dr. Helmy is patient, kind, he interacts with my son, asks questions, and allows me to make decisions. He doesn't have an I know it all attitude. I didn't get the best news regarding my son and only the future will tell but so far he's been great. Thank you from Dawn and Caleb.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
9 people found this helpful
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Dawn in Ft Lauderdale, FL – May 08, 2017
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Dr. Helmy is a great doctor. His correctly diagnosed my child even before the test results came back. He is thorough and very nice.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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Boca Raton, FL – May 02, 2017
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I had a pleasant experience with Dr. Helmy and would definitely recommend him. He was both professional and personable. He asked me questions and listened to everything I had to say. The appt was concerning my 8m old, so Dr. Helmy put me at ease. It isn't fun bringing your child to any doctor, let alone a neurologist, so I was happy to discover that Dr. Helmy's a genuinely nice doctor. Anyway, he provided me with options and didn't pressure me to make a decision.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
6 people found this helpful
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Rose T. in Lighthouse point, FL – Jan 20, 2017
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Dr. Helmy is not personable. He is not worth the co-pay. Every visit is not even 10 minutes long and it is mostly talking. The only thing that he checks is my son's vitals. He is combative when you question his treatment plan.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
2 people found this helpful
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Boca Raton, FL – Oct 05, 2016
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When my 10 year old son complained of back and leg pain Dr. Helmy said he does not do back and legs and did not know anyone who does.
What went well
  • Listened & answered questions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
1 person found this helpful
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Boca Raton, FL – Jul 27, 2016
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Dr. took his time to explain everything effectively and was very patient with my child. He took his time to answer all questions and concerns. I would definitely recommend Dr. Helmy.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
8 people found this helpful
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Annette M. in Pompano Beach, FL – Jun 02, 2016
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EXCELENT DOCTOR
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
8 people found this helpful
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YOLANDE in Fort Lauderdale, FL – May 26, 2016
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My son has autism and it was barely three parents in the office and we waited three hours and the doctor never came out. This review is two years late but I needed his information for some forms I'm filling out and ended up reading the reviews and decided I needed to leave one. I never went back. How can a neurologist do that to any patient much less a patient with autism? He never spent time with us anyway. 3 to 5 minutes tops he would see us after having us waiting 90 minutes or more.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
5 people found this helpful
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Autism mom in Ft Lauderdale, FL – May 01, 2016
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First, the office is old and dirty. The toys set out for the children or dingey or look unsanitary. Most important reason for my poor review: this Dr. has 0 bedside manner. He spent a total of barely 5 minutes with my son and Myself, asked if we heard of Autism and handed us pamphlet then sent us away to get some blood work done at a LabCorp. 0 interaction with my son, not personable. I highly recommend going else where!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
5 people found this helpful
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M.Torres in Deerfield Beach, FL – Apr 21, 2016
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Apparently this doctor misdiagnosed me by saying I had mental issues but apparently i had an autoimmune disease which made me to be in a coma and in a hospital for 2 months
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
6 people found this helpful
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Apr 14, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

I am board certified in Neurology with special qualification in child neurology (Pediatric Neurology).

Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatrics

Education

Nassau Co Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1995
Nassau Co Med Center
Residency Hospital
1990
Brookdale Hospital Med Center
Internship Hospital
1979
Ain Shams University, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1974
Ain Shams
Undergraduate School
,

Languages

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Creole
  • French

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Member of American Academy of Neurology,
  • Diplomat American Board of Pediatric,
  • Diplomat of American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with special qualification in child neurology,

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Adel Helmy, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Helmy has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Adel Helmy, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Adel Helmy, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Helmy's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Adel Helmy, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Adel Helmy, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Helmy frequently treats Quantitative Sensory Test (QST), Head CT Scan, and Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Helmy treats.

Where is Dr. Adel Helmy, MD's office located?

Dr. Helmy's office is located at 4510 N Federal Hwy Ste 103, Lighthouse Point, FL 33064. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Adel Helmy, MD speak?

Dr. Helmy speaks Arabic, Creole, and French. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Pediatric Neurology

Pediatric Neurology4510 N Federal Hwy Ste 103 Lighthouse Point, FL 33064
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Pediatric Neurology

Pediatric Neurology4510 N Federal Hwy Lighthouse Point, FL 33064
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Helmy is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Broward Health Coral Springs

Coral Springs, FL

61% Patients that would definitely recommend, 9% lower than the national average

3 Awards Received

Hca Florida Kendall Hospital

Miami, FL

53% Patients that would definitely recommend, 17% lower than the national average

33 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2022)

Holy Cross Hospital

Fort Lauderdale, FL

70% Patients that would definitely recommend, Equal to the national average

16 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)