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Dr. Derek Anthony Helton MD and FACP is a male Internist, has 10 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Hematology & Oncology, Hematology, and Hematology.
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Dr. Derek Helton has 4 office locations.
Ucsd San Diego Cancer Center
910 Sycamore Ave
Ste 102
Vista, CA 92081

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Locations and availability (4)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(10)
Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Derek Helton is Excellent. Dr. Helton has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
  • Currently 3.8888888888889 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Derek Helton, MD, FACP 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 2 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Helton has 18 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas 
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista 

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

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Derek A. Helton practice?
Dr. Derek Helton practices Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Hematology & Oncology, Hematology, and Hematology near Vista, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Encinitas, CA.
See Vista Internists, Vista Oncologists, and Vista Hematologists.