NORTHAMPTON — Dr. Holly Michaelson and nurse practitioner Casey Fowler announced that Dr. Michelle Helms will join Cooley Dickinson Medical Group General Surgical Care on Monday, June 6. Helms comes to the practice, located at 22 Atwood Dr. in Northampton, from Halifax Surgical Associates in South Boston, Va.
Helms earned her medical degree from Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School. She completed a general-surgery internship at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J., and a general-surgery residency at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, N.J.
Helms’ particular surgical interests include benign and malignant breast conditions, thyroid and parathyroid disease, skin cancers, gallbladder disease, colon and rectal conditions, emergency surgical maladies, hernias, wounds, and laparoscopic surgery in general.
“I enjoy creating a reassuring and comfortable experience for my patients that is founded on mutual trust and respect,” Helms said. “I want to exceed expectations with each interaction, and my goal is to achieve the very best outcomes. I very much look forward to serving new patients, providing excellent care, and integrating into a wonderful community.”
To make an appointment with Helms, call General Surgical Care at (413) 584-4637.