Dr. Jeffrey Helfenstein, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Helfenstein, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jeffrey Helfenstein, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Beverly Hills, CA. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 44 years.

99 N La Cienega Blvd Ste 203

Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Mitral Valve Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 90% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
more than 86% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
3

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Physical Examination
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Thoracentesis
  • Vaccination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Montefiore Hosp Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Montefiore Hosp Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cedars Sinai Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Helfenstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Helfenstein's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Helfenstein to family and friends
3.4
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Helfenstein's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Los Angeles |
Dr Helfenstein is a caring physician with excellent diagnostic skills. He's been our family doctor for forty years.
in Los Angeles, CA |
He did not even do a culture and said I was fine. Turns out I had a serious sinus infection. Wasted the money.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Helfenstein accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross
    Power Select HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Health Net
    Blue & Gold HMO
    Employer Group HMO
    SmartCare HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    PacifiCare HMO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Helfenstein has admitting privileges

Cedars - Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90048
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