Dr. Marc Helzer, MD

Dr. Marc Helzer, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Marc Helzer, MD is a family medicine specialist in Rockford, MI and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in family medicine.Read his story

Metro Health Rockford

4685 Belding Rd NE

Rockford, MI 49341
Get Directions

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Health Net Federal Services
  • Humana
  • Meridian Health Plan
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Priority Health
  • Priority Health Choice, Inc.
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Zurich

Learn about Dr. Helzer

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Dr. Helzer's Experience

Dr. Helzer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Helzer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Helzer "My years in private practice have taught me the importance of the doctor-patient relationship in developing a personalized, long-term care plan for every patient. I enjoy treating families and assisting them in creating a healthy home. My dedication to providing the best patient experience has been recognized with awards including the Patients’ Choice Award, the Compassionate Doctor Award and the On-Time Doctor Award. For 15 years, I practiced in Northville, MI before coming to Metro Health Rockford. It is a pleasure being back in the Grand Rapids area to serve the community where I grew up. I received my undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, attended the University of Michigan Medical School and completed a family medicine residency at Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn, MI. When I am not at the office, I enjoy hunting, fishing, farming and field-to-table cooking."


Read Less

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Helzer "My practice focuses on patient wellness and creating a healthy lifestyle. I encourage patients to understand how much power they have in their own lives to treat and avoid disease through daily exercise and proper nutrition. This can be challenging in a busy home. Only by listening to a patient and getting to know their daily challenges can we develop a directed plan to improve health. Providing education materials and printed plans are only the start. MyChart and other electronic applications allow for dynamic communication of important data the patient and I can both use to improve understanding – and ultimately help patients reach their healthcare goals."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

317  Conditions Treated


Read Less

59  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Joint Injection
  • Laceration Repair
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mole Removal
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Preventive Care
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Spirometry
  • Stitches
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination


Read Less

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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.


  • Univ Of Mi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Oakwood Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Helzer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Helzer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Helzer to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Helzer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Helzer Says:

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. Your experience is important to my daily patient care. I value every response and use them to better the care I provide to my patients.


Patient Comments (4)

He was so caring, honest, informative and kind... I will continue to recommend him. What a great guy!! Kudos to him for being real and exactly what a doc should be, humble, truthful and on "our" level. I am a nurse, finding a doc like him is a rare thing.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
One of the worst doctors if have ever seen. At the first visit he said all the right things and was very likable. Then it went down hill quickly. His follow through was horrible. I was sent for blood work and he never got back with me. I scheduled an appointments to review and he did not have...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
He was very caring and was interested in your problems and I would recomed him to others.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Dr. Helzer is personable and extremely informative. His approach in medicine is easy to understand as the patient. I continue to recommend him to any family or friends in the area that are looking for a physician.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Are you Dr. Helzer?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!