Dr. Helft was born and raised in New York. He completed his Bachelors of Science Degree(BS) at the State University at Albany in 1992. He then moved to New Orleans, Louisiana, where he completed his Masters Degree in Public Health and Tropical Medicine(MSPH) in at Tulane University in 1994. He earned his Medical Degree(MD) at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport in 1998, and his Pediatric Residency was completed at Louisiana State University in New Orleans in 2001. He moved to Florida following the completion of his residency in July of 2001. His first 2 years in private practice occurred in Titusville, at North Brevard Children's Medical Center. He then moved to Melbourne in July of 2003 and started Pediatric Wizards in July of 2004. He is the proud father of a 9 year-old boy, and has 2 dogs.
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Dr. Helft's Care Philosophy
My philosophy of taking care of children is quite simple...your child will receive exactly the same comprehensive, individualized care that I give my 8 y/o son. Pediatric Wizards prides itself on what we call The Magic of Caring. Our entire staff is trained to provide both patients and their caregivers the finest medical care available. We specialize in newborn care, prevention of illness through vaccinations, and healthy eating.
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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Helft to family and friends is 3.8 out of 5