Dr. Robert Helm Jr, MD

Dr. Robert Helm Jr, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Robert Helm Jr, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Portsmouth, NH and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1998 and specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

333 Borthwick Ave Ste 402

Portsmouth, NH 03801

Contact Information

(603) 559-4111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MaineCare
  • Martin's Point
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Helm Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Tricuspid Valve Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
more than 81% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
normal
more than 78% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Helm Jr "Treat patients as if they were my own family."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Blood Vessel Blockage
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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36  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Hampshire.

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.

Education

  • Colgate University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • The New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Ny Presbyterian Cornell
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • New York Hosp/Cornell Med Ctr/Meml Sloan Kettering
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Helm Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Helm Jr's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Helm Jr to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Helm Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Helm is an experienced surgeon and very knowledgeable regarding cardiac disease. I would recommend him to both family and friends.
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Dr Helm is a very personable surgeon. He explains in detail and answered all of my concerns
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Dr. Helm has bedside manner plus, he's attentive to family concerns as well as patient's concerns. His concern was genuine and he was very attentive. My husband was very impressed with the ease of communication with Dr. Helm and how he explained everything that was going on in a way that a...more
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Dr. Helm and his surgical team are as professional a group one would want to oversee a major heart procedure. Throughout the process, from pre-op tests to post-op follow through, the Helm team was nothing less than great. My wife and I are very pleased with our choice and highly recommend Dr. Helm.
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