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Specializes in General Surgery - Male - Age 57

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Dr. Porter's Background

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery, 1988
  • General Surgery, 1995
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, or Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Incisional/Ventral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal/Rectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Awards & Recognitions

Education & Training

Medical School

Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
Graduated in 1981

Internship Hospital

Akron City Hospital
Complete in 1986

Residency Hospital

Akron City Hospital

Fellowship Hospital

University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey
Complete in 1987

Languages Spoken by Dr. Porter & Staff

  • English

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