Ibrahim Helmy, M.D.

Ibrahim Helmy, M.D.

Dr. Ibrahim D. Helmy is a highly regarded cardiologist with over 30 years of professional experience. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of California in 1975. After receiving his medical degree from the same university, the physician continued with specialty training, more specifically two Cardiology residencies and three fellowship programs. In addition to Dr. Ibrahim D. Helmy's active clinical practice, he has gained extensive research experience in the process of becoming a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Cardiology, as well as a member of the American College of Physicians. Regarding healthcare management, the physician has served the Pacific Arrhythmia and Cardiac Electrophysiology Institute as a Medical Director and he chaired the Acute Myocardial Infarction Cardiovascular Committee of Robert F. Kennedy Hospital.

With his training in electrophysiology, the physician is specially equipped to diagnose and treat heart rhythm abnormalities, also known as arrhythmias. At his practice, Dr. Ibrahim D. Helmy performs electrophysiology studies to diagnose heart rhythm abnormalities. If necessary, he implants devices such as pacemakers and cardioverter-defibrillators to treat arrhythmias and he performs catheter ablations to treat atrial fibrillation. Dr. Ibrahim D. Helmy knows that a preventive approach, centered on a heart-healthy lifestyle, can be challenging and even overwhelming for patients. However, he strives to help his patients manage their cholesterol and lower their risk of heart disease. He is also experienced in helping patients recover from heart attacks. Over the years, the cardiologist has been the recipient of numerous awards, including Top Doctors: LA Area and Top Doctors: Southern California.

Conditions Dr. Ibrahim Helmy Treats at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital

  • Angina
  • Heart Attack
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Congenital heart defect
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Arrhythmias
  • Heart valve disease

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthNet
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • United Healthcare

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA


University of California, San Francisco - Internal Medicine


University of California at San Francisco - Internal Medicine

University of California at Los Angeles - Internal Medicine


University of California, Los Angeles - Pathology

University of California, San Francisco - Electrophysiology and Cardiology

VA Medical Center (Sepulveda CA) - Cardiology

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians Fellow of the American College of Physicians
  • Physics Honor Societies Physics Honor Societies
  •  Chemistry Honor Societies Chemistry Honor Societies
  • Publications & Media