Dr. Arturo Portales, DO

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Dr. Arturo Portales, DO
Dr. Arturo Portales, DO is an addiction medicine doctor who practices in Tustin, CA. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

OC Medical Tustin

14642 Newport Ave Ste 270

Tustin, CA 92780

Contact Information

(714) 442-6642

Dr. Arturo Portales, DO

Dr. Arturo Portales, DO

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Care Philosophy

As a functional medicine and anti-aging specialist, I approach medicine with a different paradigm. Instead of simply treating symptoms, which I do treat, I also do a detailed search for the root causes of those symptoms. This approach is individualized and is truly no one size does fits all. Furthermore, I emphasize the importance of lifestyle and diet/nutrition in each patient's health and wellness. Optimal health is not just the absence of disease.
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Dr. Portales' Experience

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Dr. Portales' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Addiction Medicine
  • Board certified in Emergency Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found
3

Specialties

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Alternative Care
  • Emergency Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*
5

Conditions Treated

  • Addiction
  • Adult Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Back Pain
  • Opiate Dependence
  • Pain Disorder
2

Procedures

  • Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Outpatient Addiction Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

3 Sanctions
  • License revocation or suspension (9/22/2005)
    Action Taken: Revocation
    Summary: Dr Arturo Portales; License # 02635

    Nature of Complaint:

    The revocation of the license to practice medicine in the State of Kentucky.

    Action Taken:

    The Board has Revoked the Physician's license and ordered the Physician to pay the remaining $24,000.00 presently outstanding.

    February 11, 2009-Licensed Reinstated/Agreed Order of Indefinite Restriction

    The physician on 01-07-2009 successfully completed the Special Purpose Examination.

    The board has Reinstated the physician's license to practice osteopathic medicine in the State of Kentucky. The physician has entered into an Agreed Order of Indefinite Restriction with the board subject to the following terms of restriction/limitation:

    1. The physician may resume the active practice of osteopathic medicine in the State of Kentucky.
    2. The physician shall not engage in any Internet prescribing practices and shall not prescribe any medications including controlled substances over the Internet in response to any requests or responses received over the Internet.
    3. The physician shall pay the remainder of the imposed fine in the amount of $24,000.00 under Case # 782 at an annual rate of $6000.00 each year.
    State: Kentucky
  • Disciplinary action in another state (11/29/2002)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Arturo Portales, DO, Lic# 05032

    Nature of Complaint:

    Board Order based on resolution of requirements of 2/13/02 Entry of Order and in lieu of formal disciplinary proceedings based on 5/15/02 action by Kentucky’s medical board.

    Action Taken:

    Doctor’s voluntary surrender of medical license accepted by Board.

    Doctor ineligible for reinstatement or licensure in the future.

    State: Ohio
  • Misprescribing or Overprescribing Drugs (10/23/2000)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Dr. Arturo Portales; License No. 3315; Case No. 2766

    NATURE OF COMPLAINT:

    The Board scheduled an Investigative hearing to address the charges that Dr. Portales was prescribing prescription-only and controlled substance medications via the internet to the public without establishing a doctor/patient relationship or seeing the patient in the office to complete a physical and history.

    ACTION TAKEN:

    Dr. Portales requested that the Board allow him to voluntarily Surrender his license, due to the fact that he resides in another state.

    State: Arizona
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Ohio State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Ohio University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Doctors Hospital Ohio Health
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Doctors Hospital Ohio Health
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Fellowship In Anti-Aging, Functional, and Regenerative Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Portales has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Portales has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Portales' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Portales to family and friends
3.2
based on 26 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Portales' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Irvine, CA |
Dr. Portales is amazing! He is the best doctor that I have found out there. He is very personable and understanding. You can tell he really cares about his patients. The office and medical staff follows suit with excellent customer service. Would definitely recommend and have recommended Dr. Portales to all my family and friends.
Santa Ana, CA |
He takes the time to ensure I understand my labs, offers solid and sound recommendations for solutions such as pharma grade supplements and nutrition.
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