Dr. Melissa Helms, MD

Dr. Melissa Helms, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 38
Dr. Melissa Helms, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Golden, CO and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from University of Colorado At Denver in 2006 and specializes in internal medicine.

2801 Youngfield St Ste 120

Golden, CO 80401

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Helms' Experience

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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Helms "As a primary care physician, I see myself as a key advocate for my patient's health working synergistically with them to achieve and maintain optimal wellness and quality of life. My goal is to meet the individual health care needs of each of my patients remaining aware of the unique mind, body and spirit of every person I encounter. Dr. Helms has received the NCQA Recognition for Heart/Stroke and for Diabetes. She has also received the 5280 Top Doc Award."

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

37  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Breath Testing
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Immunization
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Spirometry
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaccination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • Colorado State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • University of Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Oregon Health And Science University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Oregon Health and Sciences University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program - 2011-2014, 2011
  • 5280 Magazine, Colorado's Top Doctors (Internal Medicine), 2012
  • NCQA PPC-Patient Centered Medical Home, Level 3, 2012-2015, 2012
  • NCQA Diabetes Recognition Program - 2011-2014, 2011
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
43 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

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Dr. Helms' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

By far the best doctor's office I've ever been to..I have seen both Dr. Kelly and Dr. Helms as well there excellent nurse practitioners in my 4 years as a patient. They have always been kind, compassionate, and most importantly SMART! Both doctors have uncovered health "mysteries" no one else could...more
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It's easy to come on here & slander a doc cause your visit may not have gone exactly how you hoped, or you didn't receive the drugs you 'wanted' and may not need. As someone in healthcare who knows first hand the things a hard working doctor may see on any given day, I want anyone reading this to...more
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Dr. Helms listens well and takes the time to understand my concerns. The office is well run. Appointments are efficient and effective - on time and minimum wait times. E-mail and phone questions are responded to quickly.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Helms for many years, and she has always been helpful and professional. She takes her time to listen to her patient and integrates her patient's needs into her treatment plan. I feel that she is a partner in managing my health, not just a doctor that is not vested in...more
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I was coming in for a surgical followup appt. and needed to talk about many concerns I had. Helms told me that all of my concerns could not be addressed at my appointment and that she had time to discuss the top two or three concerns. She was sorry and had to run. I would need to make another...more
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