Dr. Charles Portera Jr., MD

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Surgical Oncology | Male

Alaska Surgical Oncology 1917 Abbott Rd Ste 100, Anchorage, AK 99507 Get Directions
(907) 868-2075

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Dr. Portera Jr. specializes in Surgical Oncology and practices in Anchorage, AK. He practices at 1 location.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Portera Jr. to family and friends
4.3
based on 22 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Portera Jr.
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (22)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (22)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Portera Jr.'s Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (21)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (21)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (21)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (17)
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in Anchorage, AK |
Dr Portera, He's one of the best Around. Be it the liver or esophagus he is gifted at all procedures. His humanistic approach is a added feature. He saved my life by moving his practice to Alaska at the time I needed Surgery. Highly recommended in all facets. Thanks, Kerry
Kerry, Thank you for sharing your experience and for this positive review. We are thankful you entrusted us to be a healthcare partner. Best regards, Dr. Charles Portera and Staff
in Chattanooga, TN |
Dr. Portera is a world class surgeon, and despite being off-the-charts brilliant, he is yet humbly personable and relatable. One of the best physicians I have ever encountered. Alaska is indeed incredibly lucky to have Dr. Portera join us,
James, Thank you for the positive review. We appreciate you and are pleased to partner in your healthcare. Sincerely, Dr. Charles Portera and staff
in Chickamauga, Georgia |
Very professional and excellent bedside manner. Confidence inspiring!
Roland- Thank you for the positive review, we appreciate you. Sincerely, Dr. Charles Portera and staff
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Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Uterine Diseases

Procedures Performed

  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cholecystoenterostomy
  • Colectomy
  • Cystectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hepatectomy
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Percutaneous Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • 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 and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    East Tenn State U Coll Med
  • Residency Hospital
    East Tenn State U Coll Med
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Univ of Tex MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Tennessee

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Surgical Oncology
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Alaska not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Portera Jr.'s Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Portera Jr.

Level of trust in provider's decisions
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How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients