Search for a UPMC doctor near you

Narrow your search:

To speak with an appointment scheduler, call 1-800-533-UPMC between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Note: We can schedule appointments for many — but not all — UPMC doctors and locations at this number.

Verify Your Insurance

Please call the physician's office to verify insurance coverage prior to scheduling an appointment.


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Sub Specialty:
Pain Medicine

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Mercy
UPMC St Margaret

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
228 Patient
Satisfaction Ratings
Learn About Our Survey


No Practice Locations Found



MD, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

Appointment Information

New Patients

Appointment Information

Call 1-800-533-UPMC (8762), Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. to schedule an appointment OR call the locations listed above to speak with a representative.

Returning Patients

  • Your doctor may participate in scheduling through MyUPMC. If you would like to book online, please log in and visit the Appointments tab.
  • Call the locations listed above to speak with a representative.

Patient Ratings

Rate the Provider

Listens Carefully

Spends Enough Time with You

Recommend This Provider to Family/Friends

Shows Respect for Patients

Provides Easy to Understand Information

Explains in a Way You Understand

Patient Comments

At UPMC we believe transparency is critical. Patient comments found on UPMC Find A Doc are not investigated to ascertain truth or validity. Comments are posted in the spirit of providing patient's perceptions of their encounters with their providers.

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and are displayed in their entirety. Patients are not identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

September 04, 2018

This was one of the most informative and best appointments I have had. I found Dr. Helm to be very friendly, knowledgable, and he made me feel comfortable. I felt very hopeful when I left the office and I will recommend this practice and Dr. Helm to my friends and family.

August 29, 2018

I can't say enough about Dr. Helm and his staff. They are the most caring and attentive medical staff I've ever had. Dr. Helm goes out of his way to explain everything and keep you comfortable during a procedure. His staff is just as compassionate.Jan at the front desk has always been a pleasure to talk to. She goes out of her way to help you.

August 29, 2018

Dr Helm is very through and professional and cares about my health. UPMC needs more Doctor's like him.

August 27, 2018

Dr. Helm is absolutely the best pain relief specialist I have ever soon. Excellent doctor.

August 01, 2018

Amazing service! Dr. Helm is the BEST doctor I have ever met... He's caring, listens, take his time to explain in details...loved my visit!

July 25, 2018

UPMC needs more doctors like Eric R. Helm. He's the most knowledgeable doctor I've spoke with in his field and he's also very knowledgeable in many other areas outside his specialty.

July 23, 2018

Dr.Helm is exceptional. I have gone to other providers regarding my shoulder arthritis and rotator cuff issues, but none were as thoughtful and technically clear about my condition.He definitely gave me hope about solutions other than surgery that are definitely working. I am so very grateful.

July 23, 2018

dr helm is the best. I wish all doctors were as good as he is

July 20, 2018

Dr. Helm is the most empathetic, compassionate physician. If only we could clone him! I look forward to seeing him as he ALWAYS listens intently and does not dismiss my concerns. He treats me like I'm his only patient and I imagine he does the same with all his patients.

July 20, 2018

Dr. Helm and his medical team are exceptional!All of my visits and procedures were handled with the highest level of care.