Dr. Michelle Helms, MD

Dr. Michelle Helms, MD

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Dr. Michelle Helms, MD is a general surgery specialist in Northampton, MA and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch in 2009 and specializes in general surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and more.Read her story

22 Atwood Dr Ste 203

Northampton, MA 01060

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Helms' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helms treats Abdominal Disorders more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Helms treats this condition more than 87% of her peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helms performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 72% of her peers

Dr. Helms performs this procedure more than 72% of her peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helms treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 71% of her peers

Dr. Helms treats this condition more than 71% of her peers

Dr. Helms' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Cancer
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Secondary Malignancies
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

When Dr. Michelle Helms was in training, a mentor said to her, "It's not enough to just like your patients, you must love them." These words have become the basis for how Michelle approaches her patients. She provides exceptional...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Morristown Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
  • Robert Wood Johnso Med Sch
    Internship Hospital
  • 2009
    Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch
    Medical School
    2009
  • Lehigh Vly
    Undergraduate School

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Love her Dr. Helms is awesome! And she know her stuff.
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My doctor recommended her, but then I heard from friends that everyone goes to her because she is so good and caring. Now I see why, she is a wonderful human being.
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Michelle did my breast surgery. She was so attentive. Her office staff is wonderful. I am so thankful for her.
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I had a quick procedure, cyst removal, and it went flawlessly. Dr. Helms is attentive, warm, friendly, and professional. I would go back to her in a second as well as recommend family/friends.
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I will be having surgery so I met with dr helps she took the time to explain everything about the surgery and answer all my questions very easy to talk too she will put your mind at ease
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Locations

Cooley Dickinson General Surgical Care

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sun: 8:30am - 5:00pm
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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