Dr. Helmke earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1991. He earned his Medical Degree from the University of Texas at Houston in 1995. Following this, he completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Emory University Hospital, and went on to complete Fellowships in Cardiology at the University of North Carolina Hospital and Interventional Cardiology at the University of Florida. Dr. Helmke joined Louisiana Cardiology Associates in 2002. He was named Vice-Chief of Cardiology at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical center in 2009.
He is a member of the American Medical Association and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine inInterventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine.
Dr. Helmke visits patients at the Baton Rouge and Gonzales clinics. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Helmke, please call (225) 767-3900.