Dr. David Helft, MD

Dr. David Helft, MD

Pediatrics  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
Insurances AcceptedSave
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.

1310 W Eau Gallie Blvd Ste C

Melbourne, FL 32935

Contact Information

(321) 255-3434

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • 7 More

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Dr. Helft's Experience

Dr. Helft's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Helft "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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  • Pediatrics
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Child & Adolescent Medicine
  • Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • General Medical Practice
  • Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Concierge Medicine
  • Pediatric Dysmorphology
  • Pediatric Integrative Medicine
  • Social Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Adverse Drug Reactions
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Anemia
  • Angioedema
  • Asthma in Children
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Breathing Disorders
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cat Scratch Disease
  • Chickenpox
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Colic
  • Constipation
  • Croup
  • Dermatitis
  • Developmental Delay
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Eye Disease
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Food Allergy
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hives
  • Human Parvovirus B19 Infection
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Migraine
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Pediatric Diseases
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Roseola
  • Scabies
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Short Stature
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Speech Delay
  • Strep Throat
  • Thrush
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Varicella Zoster
  • Warts


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  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Immunization
  • Infant Care
  • Neonatal Care
  • Physical Examination
  • Vaccination
  • Well Baby Care

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • State University Of New York
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Louisiana State Univ Hsc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Louisiana State Univ Hsc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Tulane University School Of Public Health & Tropical Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Helft has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Helft's Performance
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  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Helft accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
    DentalGuard Preferred
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MetLife
    MetLife PDP
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    Florida Staywell

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