Dr. Dale Helman, MD

Neurology •  Male • Age 61
  
Dr. Helman
Accepting new patients

Central California Neurology

337 El Dorado St Ste B1 Monterey, CA 93940

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(831) 655-7855

Dr. Dale Helman, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Monterey, CA and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Helman has more experience with Headache than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Chicago School of Medicine medical school in 1984. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Community Hospital Of The Monterey Peninsula and Mee Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Helman to book an appointment.


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(831) 655-7855

Dr. Helman accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA EPO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze 60 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze 60 D HDHP (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 HDHP (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 HDHP AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Pathway EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold 80 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Gold 80 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold 80 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
Minimum Coverage D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Minimum Coverage EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X - EPO Network-CA
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum 90 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver 70 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO Off Exchange-CA
Silver 73 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 87 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 94 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Headache

Headache is a common symptom that can sometimes signal a more serious condition, such as migraine, high blood pressure, or cerebral hemorrhage.Compare with other Headache specialists.

Typically treats 88% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helman treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Helman treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Headache
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helman treats Headache more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Helman treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Migraine
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helman treats Migraine more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Helman treats this condition more than 66% of their peers

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Dr. Helman's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

Dr. Helman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Helman

4.2

Based on 29 ratings

5 Stars
79.3103448275862%
(23)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
(1)
1 Star
17.24137931034483%
(5)
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What went well
  • Explained conditions well (23)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (22)
  • Listened & answered questions (22)
What could be improved
  • Long wait times (22)
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (7)
  • Staff wasn't friendly (7)
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Dr Helman saved me from various medical ignorance and my recovery is thankfully moving forward solely because of his communication and commitment. He is serious about his time with his patients. He puts in the time his patients do. I cannot thank him enough for his time and persistence. His education of my injury helped move me quickly for proper treatments. I highly recommend for serious matters that need a real Dr. Your the best Dr Helman!
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Dr. Helman's staff is by far the worst, specifically speaking about India and Maria. Not only is there excuse "oh we're really busy" but they do not care about the well being of their patients. They are rude, unorganized, and disrespectful. Took two months to schedule an appointment and it was canceled without consent! Really not even worth the one star of how ridiculous their behavior is. They cannot do their job right instead they recommend other doctors because they don't want to help.
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Marissa Garza in Salinas, CA – Aug 25, 2017
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He's a great doctor and he listens very nice
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Diane Hicks in Monterey – Feb 05, 2016
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Doctor Helman always takes his time whenever I have an appointment with him. If I have other medical issues, he is good about referring me to the doctor(s) that specialize in the appropriate fields. I also appreciate Doctor Helman's kindness.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Dale Helman, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Monterey, CA and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Helman has more experience with Headache than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Chicago School ...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

Mayo Grad School Med/mayo Fndn
Residency Hospital
University Of Mn Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
1984
University of Chicago School of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Locations

Central California Neurology

Central California Neurology Medical Corp.337 El Dorado St Ste B1 Monterey, CA 93940
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Dale A Helman, M.d.256 San Jose St Ste A Salinas, CA 93901
2

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Helman treats patients.

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Community Hospital Of The Monterey Peninsula

Monterey, CA

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Mee Memorial Hospital

King City, CA

58% Patient experience rating, 11% lower than the national average

Natividad Medical Center

Salinas, CA

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital

Salinas, CA

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average