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James Helgager, MD

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Dr. James Helgager, MD

Contact

Office
3905 Waring Rd
Oceanside, CA 92056
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Accepts new patients

Specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Biography

Dr. James Helgager specializes in arthroscopic surgery, hip, knee and shoulder surgery and hip resurfacing. He has an active sports medicine practice and regularly performs complex arthroscopic knee and shoulder procedures. Dr. Helgager is also experienced at total hip and knee replacements and offers small-incision and computer-assisted replacement procedures to appropriate patients. He believes joint reconstructive and arthroscopic surgery offer unique opportunities to improve quality-of-life for his patients.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1980

Medical Education

  • Northwestern University, MD, 1972

Internships

  • University of California, Davis Medical Center, General Surgery, 1973

Residencies

  • Northwestern University Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1978

Fellowships

  • Northwestern University Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hand, 1978
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