Dr. Richard Helmer IV, MD

Dr. Richard Helmer IV, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Richard Helmer IV, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Waco, TX. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston and specializes in cardiac surgery.

405 Londonderry Dr Ste 301

Waco, TX 76712

Contact Information

(254) 741-6333

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Lung Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
very high
more than 89% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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