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Dr. Tamara Helfer, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology ·  Female · Age 46

Dr. Helfer

Christie Clinic

101 W University Ave Champaign, IL 61820

Accepting new patients

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(217) 366-1255


Dr. Tamara Helfer, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Champaign, IL and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.


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Dr. Helfer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Assurant Health
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Humana
PHP-Physicians Health Plan
Tricare
TriCare for Life
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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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. Helfer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helfer treats Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Helfer treats this condition more than 87% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chlamydia
  • Congenital Herpes Simplex
  • Diseases Contagious from Anal Sex
  • Diseases Contagious from Oral Sex
  • Diseases Contagious from Safe Sex
  • Diseases Contagious from Vaginal Sex
  • Disseminated Neonatal Herpes
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Gonorrhea
  • Herpes Infection of the Central Nervous System, Neonatal
  • Herpes Simplex
  • Herpes Simplex Virus Antenatal Infection
  • HIV - Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  • HIV-1, CRF01_AE
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpes Virus (KSHV)
  • Mucocutaneous and Ocular Herpes, Neonatal
  • Neonatal Herpes Simplex
  • Neonatal Herpes, Type 1 Virus
  • Neonatal Herpes, Type 2 Virus
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helfer performs Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy) more than 59% of her peers

Dr. Helfer performs this procedure more than 59% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Cesarean Hysterectomy
  • da Vinci® Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysterectomy, Robotic-Assisted
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Oophorectomy
  • Supracervical Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Helfer treats Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea) more than 56% of her peers

Dr. Helfer treats this condition more than 56% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abnormal Menstruation
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorders
  • Premenstrual Syndrome

Dr. Helfer's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Birth Control
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • HIV Screening
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair
  • Yeast Infections

Dr. Helfer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Helfer

4.0

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
72.72727272727273%
(8)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
18.181818181818183%
(2)

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What People Say About Dr. Tamara Helfer, MD
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I am forever grateful & beyond blessed to have Dr Tamara Helfer as my physician. Dr Helfer discovered a significant health issue that was missed/overlooked by a physician associated in a healthpratice across town. Dr Helfer is an amazing and outstanding surgeon. I can't recommend her enough.
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Dr Helfer is the best in her field. She has the greatest bedside manner. Very professional. She's very good at what she does. She tells you just like it is and does it just like she says.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Tamara Helfer, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Champaign, IL and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Education

2004
University Of Missouri / Columbia Campus
Residency Hospital
2004
University Of Missouri / Columbia Campus
Internship Hospital
2000
University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
Medical School
2000
University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
1995
University Of Illinois At
Undergraduate School
2004
2004
2000
2000
1995

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79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)