Dr. Craig J Helm, MD - Valencia, CA - Ophthalmology Open Now

Dr. Craig J Helm, MD

Valencia, CA 91355 (1 other location)
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Patients’ Perspective

  • On-time appointments
  • Good bedside manner

About Craig J Helm MD

Dr. Craig J Helm, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Valencia, CA, with another office in Palmdale, CA. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Helm is affiliated with Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital. He speaks Spanish and English.


Dr. Craig J Helm has 2 locations

Helm Vision Group

27420 Tourney Rd Ste 100 Valencia, CA 91355

Helm Vision Group

619 w Avenue Q Ste C Palmdale, CA 93551


Dr. Craig J Helm has the following specialty

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Craig J Helm has the following 12 areas of expertise

  • Cataract
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Eye Exam
  • Blindness
  • Glaucoma
  • Bacterial Eye Infections
  • Eye Pain
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Vision Issues


Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana

Medical School

UCLA/Jules Stein Eye Institute - Ophthalmology


UCLA/Jules Stein Eye Institute - Cornea and Refractive Surgery and Uveitis


Insurance Plans Accepted by Dr. Craig J Helm

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem BC Pathway X EPO Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
  • Health Net PureCare One EPO Individual & Family Plan
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oscar Insurance CA
  • Self Pay
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
  • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance

More about Dr. Craig J Helm

Dr. Craig J. Romero Helm obtained his bachelor of science degree in biochemistry from UCLA, where he was also a varsity gymnast. Dr. Helm went on to pursue his medical education at the Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Lousiana, where, based on academic achievement, he was selected into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Afterwards, Dr. Helm completed residency training in ophthalmology at the prestigious UCLA/Jules Stein Eye Institute. He continued fellowship training at UCLA in cornea and refractive surgery and uveitis.

During his fellowship he was honored to be selected as a Heed Fellow. After completing fellowship training, Dr. Helm served in the United States Air Force at the Portsmouth Naval Medical Center for three years. Dr. Helm has coauthored numerous scientific papers and book chapters. While in Virginia, Dr. Helm was an active faculty member at the Eastern Virginia Medical School Department of Ophthalmology. After leaving the Air Force in 1996, he established a successful private practice in Norfolk and Virginia Beach, where he specialized in cataract surgery, corneal transplantation and laser vision correction.

In 2001, Dr. Helm moved to Santa Clarita to establish a premiere practice, excelling in delivering university-level care in a new state of the art setting. His practice focus remains cataract surgery, corneal transplantation and laser vision correction. He lives in Santa Clarita with his wife and children. His outside interests include woodworking, guitar, piano, singing and staying in shape.

***The Palmdale location is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and every other Friday. Please call for specific hours/days***