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James D. Helman, MD
Cardiac anesthesiology, perioperative echocardiography, anesthesiology education, pain management (acute, chronic and malignant)
Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology Pain Management, Pain Management
American Board of Anesthesiology, Added Qualification in Pain Medicine National Board of Echocardiography, Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography
Education and Professional Achievements
University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, 1983
Surgery, Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, 1984
Anesthesiology, Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, 1989
Cardiac Anesthesiology, University of California, San Francisco, 1991
Professional Activities and Awards
Colonel, U.S. Army Reserves; Member, American Society of Anesthesiologists' Committee on Uniformed Services of Veterans Affairs Voted one of Seattle's Top Doctors by Seattle Metropolitan magazine in 2009
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I had a steroid injection in my L S/I joint. They all handled the procedure very delicately, very little pain.