Dr. Gregory Helm, MD

Dr. Gregory Helm, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Gregory Helm, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from UNIV OF VA SCH OF MED HLTH SYS in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1300 Jefferson Park Ave

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Contact Information

(434) 924-3627

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Helm'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

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Whiplash


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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


    Medical School | Graduated 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Helm has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Helm's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Helm to family and friends
26 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Helm's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Very very poor doctor just interested in sergery wait for month doctor not take more than 5 minutes don't waste time with that doctor.
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I have had the worse experience with dr Helm ever. His lack of compassion and way of examination were remarkably bad He did not spend more than a minute examining me, looked uncomfortable talking to me His assistant was no difference
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I just had the pleasure of Dr. Helm doing a very difficult operation on my spine. ( ACDF). I had starting to get uncontrolable pain in my right arm and I lost the use of it . After finding I had a ruptured disk at my C6-C7 in an MRI. Dr Helm wasted no time in getting me lined up for surgery, just...more
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