Dr. Standiford Helm II, MD

Dr. Standiford Helm II, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(31)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Standiford Helm II, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Laguna Woods, CA. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

24902 Moulton Pkwy Ste 200

Laguna Woods, CA 92637

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Spondylosis
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more than 65% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
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more than 63% of peers
Knee Disorders
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more than 60% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Harvard College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • Tufts University
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Boston City Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • UCLA Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Helm II has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Helm II's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Helm II to family and friends
2.3
based on 31 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (20)

Dr. Helm II's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Dana Poin, Ca |
Terrible. His office never returns my calls.
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in Murrieta, CA |
Dr Helm is extremely intelligent and a very caring Doctor. He's done wonders for me and my daughter!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Helm II accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Basic PPO
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Helm II has admitting privileges

Mission Hospital - Mission Viejo
27700 Medical Center Rd
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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Saddleback Memorial Medical Center- Laguna Hills
24451 Health Center Dr
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
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