Dr. David Helfrich, MD

Dr. David Helfrich, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. David Helfrich, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in rheumatology.

1350 Locust St

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Helfrich performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sjögren's Syndrome
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Helfrich's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

61  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Mercy Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Helfrich has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Helfrich's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Helfrich to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Helfrich'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

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Helfrich is, hands-down, the best rheumatologist in the area. I've been his patient for almost 20 years. He's helped me not only in my time of flare ups, but when I was in a remission as well. He takes his time with you and his communication to other physicians who care for you (i.e. PCPs) is...more
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I took the time to get my medical records from prior biopsies, and an MRI that was done in the same hospital as the DR OFFICE, and when I got to my appointment, the Dr said his office lost my medical reports, and he never bothered to look at my MRI of my foot has numerous lumps on the bottom and...more
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He explained my condition and offered several ways to treat it. He spent ample time with me and I was very satisfied with his recommendations.
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