Treatment & Services
- Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy
- Biventricular Pacemaker
- Cardiac Electrophysiology
- Catheter Ablation
- 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
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abnormal Heart Rhythms
- Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia
- Atherosclerosis (vascular)
- Atrial Fibrillation
- Atrial Flutter
- Atrial Tachycardia
- Atrioventricular (AV) Block
- Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry Tachycardia (AVNRT)
- 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
- Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)
- Pre-Excitation Syndrome
- Pulmonary Valve Disease
- Sinus Node Dysfunction
- Sudden Cardiac Arrest
- Sudden Cardiac Death (Sudden Cardiac Arrest)
- Supraventricular Tachycardia
- Vasovagal Syncope
- Ventricular Fibrillation
- Ventricular Tachycardia
- Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical School - Cleveland Clinic
Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Cardiovascular Institute of Buenos Aires
Internship - Cardiovascular Institute of Buenos Aires
Medical School - University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine
Medical School - Reference Source
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
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109 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Knows Medical History||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.7|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.7|
9 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Apr 26, 2017
Reviewed on Apr 5, 2017
My Doctor from clinic came to hospital and saw me so I was able to avoid a four hour ride to see her two days after I left. Also, Doctor did more for me in 30 days than my previous Doctors did in eight months - truly a miraculous recovery.
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
Reviewed on Jul 1, 2016
Dr Helguera is always arttentive to questions and precise in his answers to questions.
Reviewed on Jun 20, 2016
Reviewed on May 25, 2016
As always, and outstanding experience at CCF.
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