Richard Helfrey, DO

SSM HEALTH MEDICAL GROUP

Orthopaedic Surgery

1601 Wentzville Parkway
Suite 117
Wentzville, MO 63385

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Patient Satisfaction

4.7 of 5

Accepts patients ages 12 years and up

Hospital Affiliations

  • SSM Health DePaul Hospital - St. Louis
  • SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - St. Charles
  • SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - Lake Saint Louis
  • About Me

    Biography

    Specialty: Foot and Ankle

    Dr. Helfrey is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with sub-specialty training in foot and ankle surgery. His special interests include ankle replacement, reconstruction of the foot and ankle, and sports injuries of the foot and ankle.

    Dr. Helfrey received his medical degree from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth, Texas. He completed an internship with Metropolitan Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri, and orthopedic surgery residency at Deaconess Medical Center – West, St. Louis, Missouri. Following residency, Dr. Helfrey completed a fellowship in foot and ankle trauma from the Center for Orthopedic Care/Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.

    Dr. Helfrey serves St. Charles County at SSM St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles and Lake St. Louis.

    Medical School

    UNT Health Science Center - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Fellowship

    Center for Orthopaedic Care, Inc.

    Residency

    Des Peres Hospital

    Internship

    Metropolitan Medical Center (DesPeres)

    Medical Interests

    Osteopathic medicine

  • Locations Map
    1601 Wentzville Parkway
    Suite 117
    Wentzville, MO 63385 1475 Kisker Road
    Suite 100
    St. Charles, MO 63304
  • Satisfaction

    Satisfaction

    SSM Health only displays patient satisfaction data for providers included in our survey process and who have a minimum of 50 returned surveys. Learn more about our survey.

    Dr. Helfrey's Overall Rating

    4.7 of 5
    298 Reviews
    123 Comments

    The providers overall satisfaction rating is based on:

    This provider gave easy to understand responses to your health questions

    4.8 of 5

    This provider used clear language to explain things

    4.7 of 5

    This provider listened carefully to you

    4.8 of 5

    This provider knew your important medical history details

    4.4 of 5

    This provider respected what you had to say

    4.9 of 5

    This provider spent enough time with you

    4.6 of 5

    Rate your overall visit with this provider

    4.7 of 5

    Patient Comments

    January 22, 2018

    I am always treated with respect and courtesy!!!!

    January 22, 2018

    Dr. Helfrey was very clear in explaining what he was doing (ie. testing) and made me feel very confident that he was the best choice I could have made for what I needed taken care of.

    January 15, 2018

    I find Dr. Helfrey to be very caring and compassionate. He always takes the time to make sure you are comfortable physically as well as mentally.

    January 08, 2018

    Appt was scheduled for 9:50a; didn't see dr until after 11aWasn't expecting to be leaving dr's office after 12:30p with an appt that was before 10aHe was thorough, but distracted - very busy day apparently, ***************************************

    January 02, 2018

    Staff was friendly, answered my questions


Biography

Specialty: Foot and Ankle

Dr. Helfrey is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with sub-specialty training in foot and ankle surgery. His special interests include ankle replacement, reconstruction of the foot and ankle, and sports injuries of the foot and ankle.

Dr. Helfrey received his medical degree from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth, Texas. He completed an internship with Metropolitan Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri, and orthopedic surgery residency at Deaconess Medical Center – West, St. Louis, Missouri. Following residency, Dr. Helfrey completed a fellowship in foot and ankle trauma from the Center for Orthopedic Care/Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Dr. Helfrey serves St. Charles County at SSM St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles and Lake St. Louis.

Medical School

UNT Health Science Center - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

Fellowship

Center for Orthopaedic Care, Inc.

Residency

Des Peres Hospital

Internship

Metropolitan Medical Center (DesPeres)

Certified By

American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Medical Interests

Osteopathic medicine

Satisfaction

SSM Health only displays patient satisfaction data for providers included in our survey process and who have a minimum of 50 returned surveys. Learn more about our survey.

Dr. Helfrey's Overall Rating

4.7 of 5
298 Reviews
123 Comments

The providers overall satisfaction rating is based on:

This provider gave easy to understand responses to your health questions

4.8 of 5

This provider used clear language to explain things

4.7 of 5

This provider listened carefully to you

4.8 of 5

This provider knew your important medical history details

4.4 of 5

This provider respected what you had to say

4.9 of 5

This provider spent enough time with you

4.6 of 5

Rate your overall visit with this provider

4.7 of 5

Patient Comments

January 22, 2018

I am always treated with respect and courtesy!!!!

January 22, 2018

Dr. Helfrey was very clear in explaining what he was doing (ie. testing) and made me feel very confident that he was the best choice I could have made for what I needed taken care of.

January 15, 2018

I find Dr. Helfrey to be very caring and compassionate. He always takes the time to make sure you are comfortable physically as well as mentally.

January 08, 2018

Appt was scheduled for 9:50a; didn't see dr until after 11aWasn't expecting to be leaving dr's office after 12:30p with an appt that was before 10aHe was thorough, but distracted - very busy day apparently, ***************************************

January 02, 2018

Staff was friendly, answered my questions

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