Dr. Craig Helm, MD

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Dr. Craig Helm, MD
Dr. Craig Helm, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Valencia, CA. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Helm is affiliated with Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.

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    Dr. Helm's Reviews

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    4.4
    based on 14 total reviews (3 with comments)
    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
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    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Comments (3)
    in Santa Clarita CA |
    Outstanding physician who stands above his peers. He is professional, caring and kind with his patients.his competence, experience and skills are remarkable. Very highly recommended and sets the standards for his profession
    in Santa Clarita, CA |
    Dr. Engh is extremely thorough, and he is most professional in his demeanor. Lema and the opticians are very helpful in providing their services. Selecting glasses is not an easy task, and the optical staff is very adept at making everyone feel comfortable.
    Valencia, CA |
    Compassionate and extremely well-trained doctor with excellent surgical skills and excellent results
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    Dr. Helm's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
    •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Ophthalmology

    Conditions Treated

    • Acquired Coloboma
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Anterior Scleritis
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Blindness
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Dry Eyes
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Entropion
    • Esophoria
    • Esotropia
    • Exotropia
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Eyelid Spasm
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Heterophoria
    • Hypertropia
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Orbital Cellulitis
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Posterior Scleritis
    • Presbyopia
    • Pterygium
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Stye
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Trichiasis
    • Ulcer
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects

    Education

    • Medical School
      Tulane Univ Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1988

    • Internship Hospital
      Long Beach Vet Admin Hosp

      Completed in 1989

    • Residency Hospital
      UCLA/Jules Stein Inst

      Completed in 1992

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Jules Stein Eye Inst-Ucla

      Completed in 1993

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Procedures Performed

    • Blepharoplasty
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis