Dr. Robert Helsten, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
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Dr. Robert Helsten, MD
Robert A. Helsten, MD is a family medicine physician who has been in practice for 40 years. He provides a complete range of primary care, acute injury care, and injury rehabilitation services to patients from the greater Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area at WolMed's office in Denton, Texas. In addition to specializing in physical rehabilitation and pain management, Dr. Helsten is an expert in emergency room medicine who has honed his urgent care and acute injury treatment skills in several Texas hospitals. Whether his patients are recovering from accident trauma or dealing with a chronic health condition, Dr. Helsten believes his primary role as a physician is to provide his patients with the education, advice, care, compassion, and support they need to achieve optimal health. After receiving his medical degree from the University of Arkansas College of Medicine in 1977, Dr. Helsten went on to complete both his internship and his residency at CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi Memorial. He is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management. Dr. Helsten is licensed to practice medicine in Texas, and is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton.

2436 S Interstate 35 E

Denton, TX 76205

Contact Information

(940) 220-9669

Dr. Robert Helsten, MD

Dr. Robert Helsten, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Texas Workers' Compensation
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • 2 More

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Care Philosophy

Patients are #1!
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Dr. Helsten's Experience

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Dr. Helsten's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Family Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Helsten does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Car Accident Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Work-Related Injuries

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Procedures

  • Blood Draw
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Lab Service
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Management Through Physical Therapy
  • Pain Rehabilitation and Management
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • X-Ray

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Christus Spohn Mem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Helsten has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Helsten has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Helsten's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Helsten to family and friends
4.1
based on 14 total reviews
Dr. Helsten's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Helsten accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Centene
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Guardian
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Texas Workers' Compensation
    Texas Workers' Compensation WC
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Helsten has admitting privileges

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton
3000 North I 35
Denton, TX 76201
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