Dr. Jody Helms, MD

Dr. Jody Helms, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 39
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jody Helms, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Bristol, TN and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 2004 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1 Medical Park Blvd Ste 400E

Bristol, TN 37620

Contact Information

(423) 844-5400

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Helms does not have any board certifications listed.

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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
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • 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

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Helms has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Helms has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Helms' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Helms to family and friends
3.8
based on 17 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Helms' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Bristol
I wouldn't let him look at my neighbors dog this guy' is a joke of a doctor
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in Rural Retreat, VA
I would highly recommend Dr. Jody Helms to anyone who is having any type of major back pain. He came highly recommended to me and I was very pleased with the outcome of my visit. I just wish I had gone to him a lot sooner than I did and I wouldn't have had to suffer for three weeks and my back...more
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in Bristol, VA
He seemed very knowledgeable and nice. The wait was awful. I was there an hour and 15 minutes before I ever saw him. His staff and Nurse were very nice but that is too long to wait to be seen.
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in Bristol, TN
1st app was 9-15-16, it lasted about 20 mins total. Met w/his PA (10 min). who spent more time with me than the dr did. Dr came in (10 min) & said my issue wasn't that bad & he has no idea why I have over 60 neuro symptoms a day. I brought 3 MRIs & MULTIPLE test results/reports. There was NO WAY he...more
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in Lebanon, VA
Wonderful neurosurgeon. The very best, top drawer. Great personality, good rapport. Did an excellent job on a very bad back.
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