Olympia Orthopaedic Associates, PLLC

Providers

Bookmark and Share

Thomas Helpenstell, MD

Professional Training


Dr. Helpenstell attended Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa graduating with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. He received his Medical Degree from the University Of Washington School Of Medicine and was certified as a Diplomat with the National Board of Medical Examiners. His internship was spent at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, Washington and his residency at University of New Mexico Hospitals in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dr. Helpenstell completed two fellowships, one in sports medicine at the Orthopaedic and Fracture Clinic in Eugene, Oregon and the second, a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at Harborview Medical Center / University Hospital, Seattle, Washington.

Dr. Helpenstell received certification from the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and practiced as an orthopedic surgeon at Orthopedic Associates, Inc. PS in Seattle and at Memorial Clinic in Olympia prior to joining Olympia Orthopaedic Associates in July of 2001.

Interests



Dr. Helpenstell has lived and worked in Olympia since 1994. He enjoys the outdoors and spends most of his time running, biking, swimming, kayaking, mountain climbing, skiing and doing triathlons. He also enjoys traveling and spending time with his two daughters.

 

Office Locations

Surgery Center
Westside Clinic
 
Medical SchoolUniversity of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA InternshipVirginia Mason Hospital, Seattle, WA FellowshipOrthopedic and Fracture Clinic, Eugene, OR & Foot and Ankle Surgery at Harborview Medical Center/ University Hospital, Seattle, WA ResidencyUniversity of New Mexico Hospitals, Alburquerque, NM Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Orthopedic Surgery SpecialtyAdult Reconstruction -Joint Replacement
Foot & Ankle Surgeon
Fracture Care
General Orthopaedics
Hand & Upper Extremities
Sports Medicine
Assisted ByJoshua Mayes, PA-C
Take my Clinic Survey
 
 

Back to Directory

In This Section

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

Providing our patients a continuum of care and creating individualized programs to make them successful. click here