Guy El Helou, MD

Guy El Helou, MD

(352) 294-5480


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.


Fellowship in Transplant Infectious Disease
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Fellowship in Infectious Disease
Wake Forest Baptist University Medical Center

University Hospital
Hotel Dieu de France

University Hospital
Hotel Dieu de France

Master of Science in Basic Science
Saint Joseph University

Medical Degree
Saint Joseph University

Board Certification

  • Infectious Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine

Honors and Awards

Silver Award for Basic Science Research
Wake Forest University