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Patient Reviews

4.5
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(12)
Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joel Helderman is Excellent. Dr. Helderman has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
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Promptness 4.8
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Courteous Staff 5.0
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 4.8
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Follows Up After Visit 5.0
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Joel Helderman, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Diabetic Kidney Disease (Diabetic Nephropathies)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Transplant (Renal Transplant)
  • Pancreas Transplantation
  • Transplantation

Education & Awards

Dr. Helderman graduated from State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn. He has 6 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Kidney Transplantation
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2004 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Tennessee
Nephrologist
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Helderman has 16 hospital affiliations:

  • Vanderbilt University Hospital 
  • St Thomas Hospital 

Languages

  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Joel Harold Helderman MD is a male Internist, has 41 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Nephrology.
Where does Dr. Joel H. Helderman practice?
Dr. Joel Helderman has 1 office location.
Dr. Joel Helderman practices Internal Medicine and Nephrology near Nashville, TN.
See Nashville Internists and Nashville Nephrologists.