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Laura A. Helmly, DO

  • Position: Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program
  • Primary Specialty: Family Medicine (Board Certified)
  • Gender: Female
  • Mary Washington Medical Group
  • Mary Washington Health Alliance

Dr. Helmly wanted to study medicine from an early age. While running Division 1 Cross Country and Track and Field at the University of Florida, she graduated with a degree in Biology. She attended Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, VA, and then went on to complete her residency in Family Medicine at East Tennessee State University in Bristol, TN.

Dr. Helmly is board certified in Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment. After graduating residency, she took her love for teaching into a career in academic medicine by joining the faculty at ETSU Bristol, where she stayed for four years. She became the Director of Osteopathic Education, Associate Program Director and then Program Director for the residency program before moving to Fredericksburg, VA in April of 2022 with her family.

In her free time she enjoys running, traveling, cooking, baking, and spending time with her two daughters and husband.

"Made me feel very comfortable. Dr. Helmly spent 30 minutes with me. Covered all my medical history. She listened to my concerns. Excellent practice."
I think Dr. Helmly is one of the best doctors I have seen in years. She really spent time with me. Listened to my concerns. She was very thorough!"

A Satisfied Patient

  • Medical School
  • Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Blacksburg, VA
  • Residency
  • Bristol Family Medicine Residency East Tennessee State University
    Bristol, TN