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Dr. Ana Cerna-Helfer, MD

Pediatrics*
4.2 (67)
Map Pin Small Glen Cove, NY
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Ana Cerna-Helfer, MD

Dr. Ana Cerna-Helfer, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Glen Cove, NY. They specialize in Pediatrics, has 29 years of experience, and is board certified in Pediatrics. They graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara School of Medicine and is affiliated with Optum Urgent Care - Glen Oaks. Patients rated Dr. Cerna-Helfer an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Cerna-Helfer works at Optum Pediatrics - Glen Cove in Glen Cove, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Pharyngitis, Fever and Acute Upper Respiratory Infection along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Cigna and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Cerna-Helfer's Office Locations

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    Optum Pediatrics - Glen Cove
    3 School St Ste 101A, Glen Cove, NY 11542 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 517-6079

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Foot Infection
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Fungal Nail Infection
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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
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Influenza (Flu)
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Knee Sprain
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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
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Second-Degree Burns
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Separation Anxiety
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shortness of Breath
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
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Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • Cigna
    • Connecticare
    • Consumer Health Network
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Health Net
    • Healthfirst
    • Humana
    • MagnaCare
    • MultiPlan
    • MVP Health Care
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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.2
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    3 Star
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    Specialties*
    • Pediatrics

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    Years of Experience
    • 29 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    Gender
    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1407892920
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Autonomous University of Guadalajara School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Pediatrics
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Optum Urgent Care - Glen Oaks

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    Dr. Cerna-Helfer works at Optum Pediatrics - Glen Cove in Glen Cove, NY. View the full address on Dr. Cerna-Helfer’s profile.

    Dr. Cerna-Helfer has seen patients for Pharyngitis, Fever and Acute Upper Respiratory Infection, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Cerna-Helfer on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    67 patients have reviewed Dr. Cerna-Helfer. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Cerna-Helfer.

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