Guy El Helou, MD

Guy El Helou, MD

(352) 294-5480

Current patients:
Log in to MyUFHealth

Biography

Dr. Guy El Helou is a clinical infectious disease physician with a special focus on infections in the transplant population.

Dr. El Helou graduated from Saint Joseph University School of Medicine in Beirut, Lebanon with his medical degree and Masters in Basic Sciences. Following that, he completed an internal medicine residency at Hotel-Dieu de France University Hospital in Beirutand and began an infectious disease fellowship He completed his fellowship at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. During this time, he conducted research projects on vectored immunoprophylaxis through the salivary glands and developed clinical interest in infections in the immunocompromised host, which led him to pursue a subspecialty in transplant infectious diseases at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Dr. El Helou is currently a clinical assistant professor with the University of Florida College of Medicine. Here, he takes care of patients who present with infectious complications mainly following solid organ transplantation. He has a special interest in cytomegalovirus, or CMV, fungal infections and nontuberculous mycobacteria.

Education

Fellowship in Transplant Infectious Disease
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
2018-2019

Fellowship in Infectious Disease
Wake Forest Baptist University Medical Center
2016-2018

University Hospital
Hotel Dieu de France
2014-2016

University Hospital
Hotel Dieu de France
2012-2014

Master of Science in Basic Science
Saint Joseph University
2011-2014

Medical Degree
Saint Joseph University
2005-2012

Board Certification

  • Infectious Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine

Honors and Awards

Silver Award for Basic Science Research
Wake Forest University
2018