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Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
39 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
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(17)
Patient comments (10)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Helgager is Good. Dr. Helgager has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 10 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
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Promptness 3.7
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Courteous Staff 4.2
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
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Bedside Manner 4.2
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Spends Time with Me 4.2
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Follows Up After Visit 4.2
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Specialties & Research

Dr. James Helgager, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Orthopedic Procedures
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Helgager graduated from Northwestern University, Chicago. He has 2 awards.

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

Affiliations

Dr. Helgager has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla 
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. James Andrew Helgager MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 39 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. James A. Helgager practice?
Dr. James Helgager has 1 office location.
Dr. James Helgager practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Oceanside, CA.
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