Marcelo Helguera, MD

Department Cardiovascular Medicine Florida
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon No
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston

Appointment:
877.463.2010
Desk:
954.659.5290
Fax:
954.659.5292
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy
  • Biventricular Pacemaker
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioversion
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Cryoablation
  • Defibrillator - Follow Up
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Electrophysiology Studies (EP)
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
  • Implantable Loop Recorder
  • Lead Extraction (ICD, Pacemaker)
  • Pacemaker - Permanent
  • Pacemaker Follow-up
  • Pacemaker Implant
  • Pacemaker Lead Extraction
  • Pacemaker Lead Replacement
  • Pulmonary Vein Ablation Procedure
  • Surgical Procedures for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Tilt Test
View all 20 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Heart Rhythms
  • Arrhythmia
  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular (AV) Block
  • Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry Tachycardia (AVNRT)
  • Bradycardia
  • Brugada Syndrome
  • Bundle Branch Block
  • Heart Blocks
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Rhythm Problems
  • Infected Cardiac Devices
  • Junctional Rhythm
  • Long QT Syndrome (LQTS)
  • Mahaim Fiber
  • Neurocardiogenic Syncope
  • Palpitations
  • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)
  • Pre-Excitation Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Scleroderma
  • Sinus Node Dysfunction
  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest
  • Sudden Cardiac Death (Sudden Cardiac Arrest)
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Vasovagal Syncope
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)
View all 35 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

Is Cleveland Clinic Part of Your Insurance?

Review a list of accepted insurance plans for our Northeast Ohio locations or learn more about purchasing a contracted managed care plan.

View All Plans
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2004

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cleveland, OH USA
1997

Medical School - Cleveland Clinic
Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology
Cleveland, OH USA
1994

Residency - Cardiovascular Institute of Buenos Aires
Cardiology
Buenos Aires,
1991

Internship - Cardiovascular Institute of Buenos Aires
Internal Medicine
Buenos Aires,
1988

Medical School - University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine
Buenos Aires, Argentina
1986

Medical School - Reference Source

Specialty Interests

antiarrhythmic drug therapy, biventricular pacemakers and ICD implants and follow up, congestive heart failure, implantable defibrillators, pacemakers, pulmonary vein isolation for atrial fibrillation, radiofrequency catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias, resynchronization therapy, transcatheter laser lead extraction

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Marcelo Helguera, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 3/7/2017, Dr. Helguera has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

111 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Knows Medical History 4.7
Time Spent with Patient 4.6
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

8 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2017

Very precise directions.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2016

MD always listens to my concerns,explains need for possible med changes and seems to really care. He is very efficient and I do not feel rushed with him.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2016

Doctor... a miracle with the treatment.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2016

good experience

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2016

Dr Helguera is always arttentive to questions and precise in his answers to questions.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2016

Good !

Reviewed on May 25, 2016

As always, and outstanding experience at CCF.

Reviewed on May 9, 2016

Dr. Helguera not only saved my life but saved me from Open Heart Surgery. I trust him with my life.

Related Videos Featuring Marcelo Helguera, MD