Dr. Gerald Helms, MD

Dr. Gerald Helms, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Gerald Helms, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Marietta, GA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

61 Whitcher St NE Ste 4120

Marietta, GA 30060

Contact Information

(770) 424-9732

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Helms' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helms performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Helms performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helms performs Lung Surgery more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Helms performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helms performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Helms performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal

Dr. Helms' conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Pericardial Disease
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Sympathectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Gerald Helms, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Marietta, GA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2006
University Of New Mexico
Fellowship Hospital
2003
University Of New Mexico
Residency Hospital
1999
Usc
Internship Hospital
1998
University Of Alabama School Of Medicine
Medical School
2006
2003
1999
1998

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He has a great bed side manner. Was very caring and so nice. Great Doctor!! Really spent time with me going over everything.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

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