Heidi Helgeson MD

Dr. Heidi Helgeson, MD, Chief Medical Officer

Specialty: Family Medicine

Dr. Helgeson graduated from Hamline University in St. Paul, MN with a double major in Biology and Theology. After graduation, she spent a year working with AmeriCorps at an AIDS hospice in Washington, D.C., followed by a year working with juvenile probation services in Minneapolis. She then moved to Colorado to attend medical school as well as her residency where she served as Chief Resident. Dr. Helgeson joined RGH in August of 2009. She has special interests in obstetrics, women’s health, and pediatrics and is currently on Faculty with the University of Colorado as a clinical instructor in family medicine. Dr. Helgeson most enjoys the continuity of care and relationships with patients and their families that develop as a part of rural medicine.

Medical Training:
University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO

Residency Training:
Fort Collins Family Medicine Residency, Fort Collins, CO – Family Medicine; Chief Resident

Board Certifications / Additional Medical Training:
Board Certified in Family Medicine

With a smile and a helping hand, we provide quality care and service to our communities.

We will distinguish ourselves as the trusted healthcare destination.
We will provide compassionate healthcare and advocate wellness through innovative access, preventive medicine,
and collaborative partnerships within our diverse community.


Rio Grande Hospital

310 County Road 14
Del Norte, CO 81132
Tel: 719-657-2510
Open: 24/7

Creede Family Practice

802 Rio Grande Ave
Creede, CO 81130
Tel: 719-658-0929

Rio Grande Hospital Clinic

310C County Road 14
Del Norte, CO 81132
Tel: 719-657-2418

Monte Vista Medical Clinic

1033 2nd Avenue
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Tel: 719-852-8827
Pharmacy Tel: 719-628-0533

Rio Grande Hospital Clinic at South Fork

62 Park Drive,
South Fork, CO 81154,
Tel: 719-873-5494