Dr. Helen Krontiras, MD

Dr. Helen Krontiras, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Helen Krontiras, MD is a general surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham in 1994 and specializes in general surgery.

619 19th St S

Birmingham, AL 35233

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Krontiras

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Krontiras'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

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

26  Conditions Treated

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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.


  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Al Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Krontiras has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Krontiras does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Krontiras and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Krontiras' Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Krontiras' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I would certainly recommend Dr. K to others in need of a cancer surgeon.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option0thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
You have to wait a long, long time in the waiting room - usually 1 hour after your appointment time. She does not explain all the horrors of a mastectomy - and she really should. I would never had gone through it if she had been honest with me.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option1thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Should of sent this a long time ago but did not know this was available. Dr. Krontiras is a very professional,caring,awesome doctor and surgeon. I was diagnosed in 2009 with Breast Cancer and had my left breast removed. Dr. Krontiras has seen me every year since then and I was released last year...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option1thumbs down icon option1
Flag this
Image of Dr. Krontiras
Are you Dr. Krontiras?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!