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Dr. Stephen Helgemo, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery
4.4 (101)
Accepting new patients
32 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 32 years of experience. They graduated from Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine and is affiliated with HCA Florida Englewood Hospital and HCA Florida Fawcett Hospital.

Dr. Helgemo works at Florida Hand Center in Port Charlotte, FL with other offices in Fort Myers, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Osteoarthritis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts 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.

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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
    Florida Hand Center
    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 LLC
    1400 Education Way, Port Charlotte, FL 33948 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (941) 625-9800

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  • HCA Florida Englewood Hospital
  • HCA Florida Fawcett Hospital

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    Feb 02, 2023
    I was very impressed with everybody at the Hand Center. Very professional and kind! Dr. Helgemo was concerned with my little problem and within 20 seconds, he had fixed my problem. I highly recommend him and all his staff!! GREAT PEOPLE!!!
    John C. Roberts — Feb 02, 2023
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    About Dr. Stephen Helgemo, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 32 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1235142969
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Union Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Johns Hopkins Hospital
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    Medical Education
    • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • The Florida State University
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    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.

    Dr. Helgemo has an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Helgemo has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Helgemo has seen patients for Osteoarthritis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist, 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.

    102 patients have reviewed Dr. Helgemo. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Helgemo.

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