Dr. Brandon Helbling, MD

Dr. Brandon Helbling, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 41
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Dr. Brandon Helbling, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Bismarck, ND and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of North Dakota / Main Campus in 2003 and specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story

401 N 9th St

Bismarck, ND 58501

Contact Information

(701) 530-6000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 8 More

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Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
more than 20% of peers
more than 15% of peers
Hernia Repair
more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Helbling's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Helbling "Dr. Helbling joined Mid Dakota Clinic PrimeCare in July 2008. He is a board certified surgeon who hails from Mandan, ND. Dr. Helbling earned his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks where he received the Logan Hetherington Scholarship and the Karen Lynner Medical Scholarship for academic excellence. He completed a general surgery residency at Michigan State University/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, Kalamazoo, MI where he was honored with the Robert H. Hume Excellence in Research Award. Dr. Helbling is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons. He is certified in Basic Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and is licensed to practice medicine in the state of North Dakota."


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  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Hernia
  • Obesity


  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparotomy
  • Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Dakota.

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.


  • University Of North Dakota / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center For Medical Studies
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Helbling has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Helbling's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Helbling to family and friends
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Helbling's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Garrison |
Dr.helbling repaired a ingunial hernia for me (which was quite large) I have nothing but great things to say about him and his whole staff. they went above and beyond to make this experience as comfortable as I could have ever expected. This being my first surgery of any kind I was quite...more
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Minot, ND |
He was extremely intelligent in the bariatric aspect! He was very down to earth but professional. No question ever went unanswered and he was wonderful through the whole process! I have recommended him to many others and they have also had the same experience with him as well!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Helbling accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American

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Hospitals where Dr. Helbling has admitting privileges

CHI St. Alexius
900 E Broadway Ave
Bismarck, ND 58501
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