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James D. Helman, MD
Anesthesiology
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Special Interests
Cardiac anesthesiology, perioperative echocardiography, anesthesiology education, pain management (acute, chronic and malignant)
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology Pain Management, Pain Management
Board Certifications
American Board of Anesthesiology, Added Qualification in Pain Medicine National Board of Echocardiography, Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, 1983
Internship
Surgery, Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, 1984
Residency
Anesthesiology, Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, 1989
Fellowships
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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March 2016
I had a steroid injection in my L S/I joint. They all handled the procedure very delicately, very little pain.