Dr. Paul Helfgott, MD

Neurology •  Male • Age 74
  
Dr. Helfgott
Telehealth services available

Neurology Consultants Med Grp

101 E Beverly Blvd Ste 206 Montebello, CA 90640

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(323) 725-7297

Dr. Paul Helfgott, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Montebello, CA and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Helfgott has more experience with Headache, Neurodegenerative Disorders, and Epilepsy than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Boston U, School of Medicine medical school in 1978. He is affiliated with PIH Health Whittier Hospital. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Helfgott to book an appointment.


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Dr. Helfgott accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Select-CA HMO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA HMO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
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Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
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UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
Vivity-CA HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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Practice Areas

Headache

Headache is a common symptom that can sometimes signal a more serious condition, such as migraine, high blood pressure, or cerebral hemorrhage.Compare with other Headache specialists.

Typically treats 96% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helfgott treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Helfgott treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Headache
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helfgott treats Headache more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Helfgott treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helfgott treats Migraine more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Helfgott treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Neurodegenerative Disorders

Neurodegenerative disorders specialists diagnose and treat diseases, such as Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Lewy body disease, and Huntington's disease, that break down motor neurons, resulting in debiliating and life-threatening symptoms.Compare with other Neurodegenerative Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 73% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Dementia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helfgott treats Dementia more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Helfgott treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Parkinson's Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helfgott treats Parkinson's Disease more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Helfgott treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Alzheimer's Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helfgott treats Alzheimer's Disease more than 63% of their peers

Dr. Helfgott treats this condition more than 63% of their peers

Epilepsy

Epilepsy specialists diagnose and treat spectrum of brain disorders that cause seizures due to an interruption of normal nerve activity in the brain.Compare with other Epilepsy specialists.

Typically treats 63% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Seizure Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helfgott treats Seizure Disorders more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Helfgott treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Essential Tremor
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helfgott treats Essential Tremor more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Helfgott treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

EEG (Electroencephalogram)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helfgott performs EEG (Electroencephalogram) more than 61% of their peers

Dr. Helfgott performs this procedure more than 61% of their peers

Neuromuscular and Movement Disorders

Neuromuscular and movement disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions marked by uncontrolled or unwanted physical movements caused by disruptions in nerve and muscle function.Compare with other Neuromuscular and Movement Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 72% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Tremor
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helfgott treats Tremor more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Helfgott treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Gait Abnormality
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helfgott treats Gait Abnormality more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Helfgott treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Essential Tremor
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helfgott treats Essential Tremor more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Helfgott treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

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Dr. Helfgott's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

Dr. Helfgott's Reviews

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3.4

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Paul Helfgott, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Montebello, CA and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Helfgott has more experience with Headache, Neurodegenerative Disorders, and Epilepsy than other specialists in his area....Read more

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

1982
Los Angeles County - U S C Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1979
Brockton Hosp
Internship Hospital
1978
Boston U, School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Neurology Consultants Med Grp

Neurology Consultants Medical Group101 E Beverly Blvd Ste 206 Montebello, CA 90640
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PIH Health Whittier Hospital

Whittier, CA

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)