Dr. Boyd Helm, MD

Dr. Boyd Helm, MD

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Dr. Boyd Helm, MD is an interventional cardiology doctor who practices in Baton Rouge, LA. He has been practicing for 50 years. Read his story

5231 Brittany Dr

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Contact Information

(225) 769-0933

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 90% of peers
Vascular Disease
high
more than 83% of peers

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Dr. Helm's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Helm "Whether you are at risk for heart and vascular disease, need some help in preventing future problems, or if you have a serious condition that requires the latest technologies and intervention, Baton Rouge Cardiology Center can help. We are also there for you when it comes to advice on making healthy lifestyle changes to prevent future problems. From prevention to diagnosis to advanced procedures, you have access to the highest quality of care available... right here at home. At Baton Rouge Cardiology Center, our team of dedicated cardiovascular specialists not only perform routine, but also highly specialized, complex, cardiac and vascular procedures. We also specialize in the treatment of varicose and spider veins. Our team of specialists includes interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists, interventional radiologist, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, as well as a support staff of nurses and technicians, each prepared to participate in your diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. Our clinical outcomes are a reflection of our commitment to excellence."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Helm "The physicians at Baton Rouge Cardiology Center are all board certified. We are committed to educating you about the full range of conditions and diseases and offer you the most advanced treatment options. Baton Rouge Cardiology Center provides cardiology services at convenient locations throughout Louisiana. For more information call 225-769-0933."
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Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Thrombolysis
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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.

Education

  • Loyola University, New Orleans, La
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1964
  • Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Charity Hospital Of Louisiana
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • University Of Tennesee
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Helm has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Helm's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Helm to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Helm's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Helm accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Helm has admitting privileges

Baton Rouge General - Bluebonnet
8585 Picardy Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
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Baton Rouge General - Mid City
3600 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
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Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
5000 Hennessy Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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Assumption Community Hospital
135 Highway 402
Napoleonville, LA 70390
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Prevost Memorial Hospital
301 Memorial Dr
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
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The Spine Hospital of Louisiana at The NeuroMedical Center
10105 Park Rowe Cir
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
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Woman's Hospital
100 Womans Way
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
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