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Jeffre Helmink, MD, FACS

About Jeffre Helmink, MD, FACS

Dr. Jeffre Helmink is originally from Aurora, Nebraska. He did his undergraduate work and medical school at the University of Nebraska. His general surgery residency began at the VA in Des Moines and continued at Methodist in Des Moines. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Professional interests include endoscopy and minimally invasive abdominal surgery. His personal interests include hunting, boating and reading.

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Northwest Iowa Surgeons, P.C.
1823 Highway Blvd., Suite 5
Spencer, Iowa 51301



University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, NE
Doctor of Medicine, 1995


Veterans Administration Medical Center, Des Moines, IA
Internship, 1995 – 1996


Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, IA,
Residency, 1996 – 2000


American Board of Surgery, 2002 – to present
Fellow, American College of Surgeons

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