Dr. Christopher Porterfield, MD

Dr. Christopher Porterfield, MD

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Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  |  
Male  |  
40 y/o
(11)

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Dr. Christopher Porterfield, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in San Luis Obispo, CA. He specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology and cardiology.

Coastal Cardiology

1941 Johnson Ave Ste 101

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid of California
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Porterfield performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Atrial Flutter
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardioversion, Elective
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Porterfield "To care for patients with heart rhythm disturbances in order for them to return to a normal life."
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Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Palpitations
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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

Education

Education data for Dr. Porterfield is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Porterfield has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Porterfield's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Porterfield to family and friends
5.0
based on 11 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Porterfield's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Chris Porterfield is the first physician in 72 years who ever gave me his cell phone number and told me to call him if I needed him. Of course one does not want to abuse that privilege. I am one with lots of questions and read alot about my condition and he is willing to explain and answer all of...more
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Dr. Porterfield is an amazing doctor. Truly saves lives. The only down fall with Dr. Porterfield is his staff. They are awful and need extensive training on how to schedule and manage a busy doctor's office. I'm surprised they haven't ALL been fired.
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He saved my life!! I trust him and feel he really cares.
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