Dr. Mark L. Helm, MD

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Dr. Mark L. Helm, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Helm Eye Center 505 Anglers Dr Ste 202, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 Get Directions
(970) 871-0000

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For 20 years I have been providing state of the art Eye Care for the Yampa Valley. Our mission is...
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3.3 based on 9 responses
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr Helm and his staff handled an extremely scary situation with kindness and finesse. They saw me immediately communicated with specialists on my behalf and implemented every possible level of testing to help solve what seemed to be an impossible puzzle. It was obvious that knowing my fears Dr. Helm and his staff handled me with a special touch staying in constant communication with me. I never once had to hunt them down for anwsers they called me. I know I am in good hands at Helm Eye Cente
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • LASIK
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Colorado At Denver

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    University Colo Health Sciences Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    University Colo Health Sciences Center

    Completed in 1992

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Colorado

    Graduated in 1983

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Helm's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Helm

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Helm's Care Philosophy

For 20 years I have been providing state of the art Eye Care for the Yampa Valley. Our mission is to provide compassionate care using the most advanced diagnostic equipment in the world to help provide you with the highest level of Eye Health Care possible.