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Specialties & Research
Dr. Derek Helton, FACP, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.
- He has special expertise in 1 area:
- Hematology Hematology/Oncology Oncology
Education & Awards
Dr. Helton graduated from Loma Linda University. He has 3 awards.
Dr. Helton has 18 hospital affiliations:
- Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista
- Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Helton accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Unicare - 11 plans
- Humana - 2 plans
- Aetna - 3 plans
- Care 1st Health Plan - 2 plans