Dr. Benjamin Helgemo, MD

Dr. Benjamin Helgemo, MD

Pediatrics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Benjamin Helgemo, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Port Charlotte, FL and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 1993 and specializes in pediatrics.

2040 Tamiami Trl Ste C

Port Charlotte, FL 33948

Contact Information

(941) 629-4464

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Helgemo's Experience

Dr. Helgemo's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

126  Conditions Treated


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19  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Audiometry
  • Biopsy
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Breath Testing
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hearing Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Fusion
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Florida State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Greenville Hospital System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Greenville Memorial Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Helgemo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Helgemo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Helgemo to family and friends
22 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Helgemo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

My sons have been seeing Dr.Helgemo since 2008 when we moved to Florida. We have always had a good experience there. As at all doctors offices there can be a wait, but you will appreciate it when your child is the one needed the extra time for a diagnosis! Friendly staff and great office helpers!...more
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I look at these reviews, especially the unfavorable ones. It is sad to know that when people have one bad experience with something, they take to the internet to bash. I have been taking my daughter to Dr Ben/Dr Liou for 11 years. Sure, times have changed. There are days my wait is a little ,...more
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Terrible, no passion, receptionist(s) clearly hate Their jobs, lack of knowledge, no call backs, dirty, and scheduled time is about an hour off.
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Patient since 2009. My experience recently has changed. Dr. Lou sees my son, which diagnosed him as having allergies. Although I have not heard any allergies giving someone a fever and coughing fits at night. To make a long story short. I take him twice to the pediatricians in a period of 2 weeks,...more
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Used to be a great odoctor. Always friendly and had time for you. That changed though. Stopped having time to listen to your concerns. For years I knew something was off with my daughter but he wouldnt listen to me. Turns out she is high functioning autistic and if she had gotten help when she was...more
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