Dr. Robert Helsten, MD

Dr. Robert Helsten, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Robert Helsten, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Denton, TX and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation, pain medicine, and more.Read his story

2436 S Interstate 35 E

Denton, TX 76205

Contact Information

(940) 220-9669

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • 7 More

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
more than 82% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
more than 50% of peers
Herniated Disc
more than 49% of peers

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Dr. Helsten's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Helsten "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."
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Care Philosophy

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3  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Family Medicine
  • Pain Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Helsten does not have any board certifications listed.

54  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • 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
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Work-Related Injuries
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11  Procedures

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.


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

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Robert Helsten, MD
He is listed as a doctor in Pilot Point Texas but never there at the North Texas clinic on 377.
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