New faculty spotlight: Lindsay Helget, MD

September 14, 2021

Image with caption: Lindsay Helget, MD

Lindsay Helget, MD

Lindsay Helget, MD, is a new faculty member at UNMC.

  • Name: Lindsay Helget, MD
  • Hometown: Stanton, Nebraska
  • Title and department at UNMC: Assistant professor, UNMC Division of Rheumatology

Research/professional interests:

  • Gout (both clinical care and research)
  • Medical student, resident and fellow education
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound

How I fell in love with rheumatology:

I fell in love with rheumatology as a medical student for a number of different reasons. The field of rheumatology involves the treatment of a variety of musculoskeletal and autoimmune conditions, meaning I'm never bored. As a rheumatologist, I also can truly make a difference in patients' lives with constantly evolving therapeutic options. I also find it a privilege to be able to follow patients throughout the course of their lives and really get to know them.

Education:

  • MD, UNMC
  • Residency, internal medicine, Medical University of South Carolina

Memberships:

  • American College of Rheumatology
  • Nebraska Rheumatology Society

Three things people may not know about me:

  • I attended kindergarten and first grade in a one-room schoolhouse. That schoolhouse is now part of the Stanton County Museum.
  • I have an extensive Harry Potter LEGO collection.
  • I love reality TV, specifically reality dating shows.

Clinic locations:

  • Durham Outpatient Center
  • Brentwood Clinic
  • Omaha VA

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Lucie Case
September 14, 2021 at 8:52 AM

We are so fortunate to have had Dr. Helget join the faculty in Rheumatology! She was an amazing fellow and continues to be an amazing addition to the Division!

Kaleb Michaud
September 14, 2021 at 8:48 AM

So happy to have you on Team Rheum, Lindsay!