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Dr. Stephen Helgemo, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery*
4.7 (228)
Map Pin Small Port Charlotte, FL
Accepting new patients
37 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Stephen Helgemo, MD

Dr. Stephen Helgemo, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Port Charlotte, FL. They specialize in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, has 37 years of experience. They graduated from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and is affiliated with HCA Florida Englewood Hospital and HCA Florida Fawcett Hospital. Dr. Helgemo, completed a residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Helgemo an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Helgemo works at Practice in Port Charlotte, FL with other offices in Fort Myers, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Osteoarthritis of Hand along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and 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.

These providers are on the medical staff of HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital
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These providers are on the medical staff of HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital.

Dr. Helgemo's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Florida Hand Center
    18344 Murdock Cir, Port Charlotte, FL 33948 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (941) 625-6547
  2. 2
    Ft. Myers Office
    13710 Metropolis Ave Ste 103, Fort Myers, FL 33912 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (239) 424-8910
  3. 3
    Murdock Ambulatory Surgery Center
    1400 Education Way, Port Charlotte, FL 33948 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (941) 625-9800

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • HCA Florida Englewood Hospital
  • HCA Florida Fawcett Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency


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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
De Quervain's Disease
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Trigger Finger
Carpal Tunnel Release
Excision of Ganglion
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Steroid Injection
Wrist Replacement
De Quervain's Release
Trigger Finger Release
Dupuytrens Contracture
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Joint Pain
Arthritis of the Wrist
Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
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Congenital Hand Anomaly
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
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Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hand Injury
Hand Pain
Limb Pain
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Wrist
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Wrist Disorders
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Pain
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Arm Surgery
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Dupuytren's Contracture Treatment
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
Fracture Care
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Fracture Treatment Open
Hand Surgery
Hand Tendon Repair
Joint Drainage
Needle Aponeurotomy
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    About Dr. Stephen Helgemo, MD

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 37 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1235142969
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    Education & Certifications

    • Union Memorial Hospital
    • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Medical Education
    • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • The Florida State University
    Undergraduate School

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    Dr. Stephen Helgemo, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Helgemo is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Helgemo has seen patients for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Osteoarthritis of Hand, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Helgemo on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    228 patients have reviewed Dr. Helgemo. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Helgemo.

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