Dr. Jody Helms, MD
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Neurosurgery | Male

Highlands Neurosurgery 1 Medical Park Blvd Ste 400E Bristol, TN 37620 Get Directions

Biography

Dr. Jody Helms, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Bristol, TN. He is 38 years old and has been practicing for 13 years. Dr. Helms is affiliated with Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Helms' Reviews

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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 Reviews (5)
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 problem be misdiagnosed. Dr. Jody Helms is for real.
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.
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 looked at them in less than 20 mins. He never examined me or asked me any questions & neither did his PA. If he's the best around, I feel bad for the city of Bristol
in Lebanon, VA |
Wonderful neurosurgeon. The very best, top drawer. Great personality, good rapport. Did an excellent job on a very bad back.
in Bristol Tn |
Prior to surgery, I had no use in my right arm and right leg. I could not walk, hold a coffee cup or feed myself. After surgery, I was able to walk out of the hospital, I can now feed myself. Thanks to Dr. Helms I now have my life back!!!
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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr

    Graduated in 2004

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery