Brian T. Helfand, M.D., Ph.D.

Brian T. Helfand, M.D., Ph.D.

Brian T. Helfand, M.D., Ph.D.

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Conditions & Procedures

Conditions

Benign Prostate Disease, Bladder Cancer, Bladder Control, Bladder Tumor, Erectile Dysfunction (ED), Hematuria, Incontinence, Infertility (Male), Kidney Cancer, Kidney Stones, Malignant Prostate Disease, Prostate Cancer, Prostate Disease, Prostate Health, Sexual Dysfunction, Testis Cancer, Urologic Disease

Procedures

Advanced Laparoscopy with da Vinci Robot, Bladder Sling, Circumcision (Adult), Circumcision (Pediatric), Complicated Stone Surgery, Cystoscopy Bladder Biopsy, Cystoscopy Laser Lithotripsy, Cystoscopy Stent Placement, Cystoscopy Stone Manipulation, Endopyelotomy, Epididymectomy, Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL), General Urology, Hydrocelectomy, Kidney Cyst Removal, Laparoscopy, Laser Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP), Lithotripsy, Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery, Nephrectomy, Orchiectomy, Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy, PVP Green Light TURP, Radical Prostatectomy, Robot Prostatectomy, Robotic Nephrectomy, Robotic Pyeloplasty, Robotic Ureteroneocystostomy, Spermatocelectomy, Transrectal Ultrasonography (TRUS), Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor (TURBT), Transurethral Resection of Prostate (TURP), Ureter Reimplantation, Ureteroneocystostomy, Ureterscopy, Urethroplasty, Urodynamics, Urologic Oncology, Vasectomy

General Information

Gender

Male

Affiliation

NorthShore Medical Group

Expertise

Urologic Oncology, Prostate Cancer, Laparoscopy

Academic Rank

Clinical Associate Professor

Languages

English, Spanish

Board Certified

Urology

Clinical Service

Urology

Education, Training & Fellowships

Medical School

Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, 2005

Internship

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, 2006

Residency

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, 2011

Fellowship

Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, 2011

Locations

A

NorthShore Medical Group

2180 Pfingsten Rd.
Suite 3000
Glenview, IL 60026
847.503.3000 847.503.3500 fax Get Directions This location is wheelchair accessible.
B

NorthShore Medical Group

7900 Rollins Rd.
Suite 1100
Gurnee, IL 60031
847.503.3000 847.503.3500 fax Get Directions This location is wheelchair accessible.

Insurance

Commercial Plans
  • Aetna Choice POS
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO and EPO
  • Aetna Health Network Options
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO (Aetna HealthFund)
  • Aetna QPOS
  • Aetna Savings Plus
  • Aetna Select
  • Beechstreet PPO Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - PPO Products
    Not Contracted Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Advantage
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield HMOI
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna LocalPlus
  • Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP)
  • Cigna Open Access Plus with CareLink (OAPC)
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO (an Aetna Company)
  • Coventry Health Care Elect Choice EPO
  • Coventry Health Care First Health PPO
  • Galaxy Health PPO Network
  • Great West PPO/POS
  • Healthcare's Finest Network (HFN)
  • Humana - All Commercial Plans (including Choice Care)
  • Humana - NorthShore Complete Care
  • Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan and PHCS PPO Network (Including PHCS Savility)
  • NorthShore Employee Network
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider PPO Network (TRPN)
  • Tricare
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare - All Commercial Plans
    Not Contracted United Healthcare Core
    Not Contracted United Healthcare Navigate
Exchange Plans
  • Aetna Whole Health Chicago
  • Not Contracted Blue Cross Blue Shield - PPO Products
    Not Contracted Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Precision HMO
  • Coventry (PPO)
  • Harken Health - an Affiliate of United Healthcare
    Verify physician participation and out of pocket expenses with Harken
  • Land of Lincoln Health Traditional PPO
  • Not Contracted United Healthcare Compass
Medicaid
  • Illinois Department of Public Aid (IDPA)
  • Illinicare ICP
  • Community Care Partners
Medicare Advantage Plans
  • Aetna Medicare (SM) Plan (HMO)
  • Aetna Medicare (SM) Plan (PPO)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO Plan
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Advantage HMO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Premier HMO-POS
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Primary HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus PFFS
  • HumanaChoice PPO
  • United Healthcare - All Medicare Plans
Medicare Medicaid Alignment Initiative (MMAI) Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Community
  • HealthSpring
  • Humana
  • Illinicare Health Plan
  • Meridian Complete

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