Dr. Helmuth Billy, MD

Dr. Helmuth Billy, MD

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Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o
(28)

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Dr. Helmuth Billy, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Ventura, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.Read his story

Ventura Advanced Sgcl Assocs

3200 Telegraph Rd

Ventura, CA 93003
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HealthFirst
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. Billy's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Billy treats Obesity more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Billy treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Stomach Surgery
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Billy performs Stomach Surgery more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Billy performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Billy performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Billy performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Billy's conditions and procedures:

Achalasia
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Appendicitis
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colon Cancer
Diabetes
Diagnostic Endoscopy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Endoscopy
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastrectomy
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Heartburn
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Hypertension
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Liver Diseases and Disorders
Obesity
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Pyloric Stenosis
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Stomach Surgery
Surgical Weight Loss
Umbilical Hernia
Vagotomy
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Offers high-quality, individualized care with compassion. Believes communication and collaboration with patients is the foundation for effective relationships. Through effective education, patients are empowered to partner in their care and achieve their health goals.

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1997
    Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1992
    Stanford University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1991
    Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1991
  • 1990
    Univ Of Ca
    Medical School
    1990
  • 1985
    University Of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School
    1985

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Billy's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Billy

4.3

Based on 28 reviews

5 Stars
78.57142857142857%
(22)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
2 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
1 Star
14.285714285714286%
(4)

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Dr. Billy's Performance
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Billy is an absolutely top-notch bariatric surgeon! His extensive experience in this field ensures a profound level of expertise. I am one of his gastric bypass patients, and I could not be more grateful to him and to all of his wonderful staff. He truly changed my life for the better! I...Read More
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He almost killed me by refusing to accept that my lap band was having a problem.
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Dr. Billy takes excellent care of his patients. His staff is very well trained in the diligent care he demands. He made me feel safe in surgery. I knew I could trust him. He removed my gall bladder a couple years ago and I had zero trouble. He is an outstanding surgeon. I am on this site...Read More
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Bluegrass Family Health
Worker's Compensation WC
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
HealthFirst
Kaiser Permanente
MultiPlan
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Oxford Health Plans
Principal Financial Group
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
WellPoint

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