Dr. Helton earned his MD from the James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State, was ranked 2nd in his graduating class and received the Special Dean’s Scholarship Award. He completed his residency at the University of North Carolina Hospital where he constributed to publications and teaching sessions. Dr. Helton is currently a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the North Carolina Psychiatric Association. He is currently treating patients aged 18 and up at our Durham, NC Shannon Road office, and specializes in medication management for substance abuse, mood/psychotic disorders, anxiety, and depression.
“Best psychiatrist I’ve ever had. He really makes one feel comfortable and never judged. He is unbiased and professional and super knowledgeable.” ~ Marquise
“In the two months I’ve been seeing Dr. Helton, he has got me to JUST 2 medications and the results have been extraordinary. Me and my family have gotten along better now than in the past 10-15 years, my confidence and self esteem is BEYOND healthy, my concentration is through the roof, and depression and anxiety is pretty much non-existent.” ~ Hunter
“Compassionate, professional, considerate, very nice, feel very comfortable talking with him.” ~ Lou Ann