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Dr. Derek Helton, MD

Dr. Derek Helton, MD

Age 47 Medical Oncology M
(8) 8 reviews

Telehealth available

New Patient

(760) 456-9916

Current Patient

Show number (760) 536-7737

Dr. Derek Helton, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Vista, CA. He currently practices at UC San Diego Cancer Center and is affiliated with Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Helton is board certified in Internal Medicine.


New Patient? (760) 456-9916
  1. UC San Diego Cancer Center

    1. 1
      UC San Diego Cancer Center
      910 Sycamore Ave Ste 102, Vista, CA 92081 Call
      Existing Patients: (760) 536-7737
      New Patients:
      (760) 456-9916
  1. UC San Diego Health - Encinitas

    1. 2
      UC San Diego Health - Encinitas
      1200 Garden View Rd, Encinitas, CA 92024 Call
      Existing Patients: (858) 657-7000
      New Patients:
      (760) 456-9916




  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine, Medical School — 2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Husky Health
  • inHealth
  • INTotal Health
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Peach State Health Plan
  • Sharp Health Plan
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellcare of Georgia

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Everyone in Dr. Hilton’s office is friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. The nurses always remember you, talk to you, make you feel welcome and wanted. Dr Helton makes sure you get any information needed and always makes sure to ask if you have questions, always leaving feeling you are welcome and cared about. I am so blessed to have them for my team!
— May 18, 2021
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Hospital Affiliations

  • Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido
  • Palomar Medical Center Poway
  • Tri-city Medical Center
  • UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest

Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Helton frequently treats Colorectal Cancer, Secondary Malignancies, and Anal and Rectal Cancer.