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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Ablation of Atrial Arrhythmias
  • Ablation of Complex Arrhythmias
  • Ablation of Ventricular Arrhythmias
  • Ablation Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ambulatory Arrhythmia Monitoring
  • Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy
  • Arrhythmia Ablation
  • Arrhythmia Detection
  • Arrhythmia Management Including Cardioversion
  • Arrhythmia Mechanisms
  • Atrial Fibrillation Center
  • Biventricular (BIV) ICD Implantation
  • Biventricular Pacemaker
  • Biventricular Pacemakers and ICD Implants and Follow Up
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing Section
  • Cardiac Implantable Devices
  • Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device
  • Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Optimization (Programming)
  • Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Cardioversion
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Cryoablation
  • Defibrillator - Follow Up
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG)
  • Electrocardiograph Tests
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG) Interpretations
  • Electrophysiologic Monitoring
  • Electrophysiology Studies (EP)
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Lead Extraction
  • Implantable Loop Recorder
  • Pacemaker - Permanent
  • Pacemaker Follow-up
  • Pacemaker Implant
  • Pacemaker Lead Extraction
  • Pacemaker Lead Replacement
  • Percutaneous and Endoscopic Interventions for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Pulmonary Vein Ablation Procedure
  • Surgical Procedures for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Temporary Pacemakers
  • Tilt Test
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia Center
  • Watchman
View all 47 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Heart Rhythms
  • Arrhythmia
  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular (AV) Block
  • Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry Tachycardia (AVNRT)
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease
  • Bradyarrhythmias
  • Bradycardia
  • Brugada Syndrome
  • Bundle Branch Block
  • Cardiac Device Infections
  • Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Infection
  • Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Genetics of Arrhythmias
  • Heart Blocks
  • Heart Rhythm Problems
  • Junctional Rhythm
  • Long QT Syndrome (LQTS)
  • Mahaim Fiber
  • Post Maze Arrhythmia
  • Pre-Excitation Syndrome
  • Premature Ventricular Complexes
  • Sinus Node Dysfunction
  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest
  • Sudden Cardiac Death (Sudden Cardiac Arrest)
  • Supraventricular Arrhythmia
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Ventricular Arrhythmias
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)
View all 35 Specialties +
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2004

Certifications

  • Cardiac Pacing and Cardioversion Defibrillation - Electrophysiology

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.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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 9/25/2023, 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

275 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

38 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2024

I like the doctor very much

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2023

The doctor explained every thing in detail with all the reasons that he could give to let me understand my health condition,

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

Dr.answered all my questions and concerns. He made me feel at ease.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

Dr Marcelo Helguera explained everything, excellent doctor and I am so happy he's my cardiologist.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

I feel fortunate to have a great doctor taking care of me - thank you

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

Excellent interaction with Dr. Helguera.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

I have been seeing Dr.Helgera for many years. He is a very kind, caring and excellent MD

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2023

THE DOCTOR WAS EXCELLENT. I ALWAYS LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING HIM. HE IS KIND, PLEASANT, INTELLIGENT AND ALWAYS HAS ANSWERS FOR MY QUESTIONS. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND HIM.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2023

I had a good experience with the nurses and the doctor. They are wonderful.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2023

My Dr. Herguera is the BEST

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

I'd highly recomend Dr. Helguera to anyone. He is knowledgeable and compassionate. He diagnosed and fixed my A-Fib issues.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2023

I love DR. Helguera

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

Dr Helguerra is a true professional and took the time to answer all of our questions to our satisfaction. We have full faith in him.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

I have a good relationship with my Dr.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2023

I trust Dr. Helguera for my pacemaker.

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2023

Doctor and staff were very concerned about my health.

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2023

My care at the Cleveland was recommended by my so. His doctor is there. He says he is an excellent doctor. I came from South Carolina to Florida to be treated by doctors at the Cleveland clinic. Dr. Helguera is excellent.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2023

Great service. Love the fact that they offered a cancellation to me. Dr was very thorough and clear to understand in layman terms. Spent plenty of time, did not feel rushed.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2023

Dr Helguera did a great job of understanding, diagnosing and explaining his conclusions which were extremely helpful during a moment of cern and uncertainty.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2023

Provider adequately addressed my concerns and was very patient and reassuring

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2023

Cleveland clinic staff, providers are amazing and the very best.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2023

Dr Helguera is an excellent provider. Always eager to see his patients and always treat his patients with respect and courtesy.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2023

Dr Helguera demonstrated honest and personal care for my health. He clearly explained a change In my meds and what to expect.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2023

I have recommended Dr Helguera and CCF to others.

Reviewed on May 15, 2023

DR. HUGERA. WAS. GREAT

Reviewed on May 8, 2023

Dr Helguera was very thorough. He was patient and answered all of my questions. He was also very kind.

Reviewed on May 1, 2023

All good. Thank you Dr. Helguera.

Reviewed on May 1, 2023

Very hospitable doctor. Not the norm, as I have experienced.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2023

Wonderful doctor. Explained everything very clearly in terms we can understand. Glad my husband is in his hands.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2023

Again, excellent doctor. Very knowledgeable and kind. Glad we came here.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2023

DR HELGUERA IS EXCELLENT.VERY NICE AND TAKES THE TIME TO ENSURE THE PATIENT QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS ARE ANSWERED.I ALSO HAVE 100% CONFIDENCE IN HIM FOR MY UPCOMING PROCEDURE.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2023

The doctor answered all my questions. Was so very helpful.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2023

The Doctor is wonderful. Communication to set the appointment was not acceptable.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2023

Communication with Cleveland Clinic was very difficult-for setting up the appointment. The doctor and nurse were terrific and very knowledgeable and very courteous and very caring

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2023

My experience was good, however I've had to wait way too long for appointments. My ECG with Dr Helguera showed Septal infarct which didn't show on an ECG taken last month by Dr Goldman in Parkland. I suspect I had a cardiac incident. I've been waiting three months for appointments while I'm in A fib. I'm very concerned.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2023

We are very happy with the excellent care we get from Dr. Heguera

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2023

Dr. Helguera is always great. Listens to any questions and communicates well.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2023

All my doctors are at Cleveland Clinic.I like that they can interact to provide complete care.

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