Dr. Loring Helfrich, MD

Dr. Loring Helfrich, MD

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Age 77
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Dr. Loring Helfrich, MD is a general surgery specialist in Sikeston, MO and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1967 and specializes in general surgery.

135 Plaza Dr Ste 102

Sikeston, MO 63801

Contact Information

(573) 472-6003

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 94% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Helfrich does not have any board certifications listed.

42  Conditions Treated

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30  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Duke University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Duke University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • University Of Utah
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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