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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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. Helmer IV's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helmer IV performs Lung Surgery more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Helmer IV performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helmer IV performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Helmer IV performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helmer IV performs Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Helmer IV performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Helmer IV's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
Medical School

Awards

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Nine years ago I had a quadruple bypass. My heart stopped beating on the table! Dr. Helmer got it restarted and I have got to experience two college graduations and one wedding with my kids. Dr. Helmer is a super star and fantastic man. He made a difference in my life and anyone would be...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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