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Dr. Christopher Porterfield, MD

Dr. Christopher Porterfield, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology ·  Male · Age 40


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


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(805) 782-8844

Dr. Porterfield accepts the following insurance:

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Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Medicaid of California
Medi-Cal
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
UnitedHealthCare
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Porterfield's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Atrial Flutter
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Porterfield treats Atrial Flutter more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Porterfield treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Heart Palpitations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Porterfield treats Heart Palpitations more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Porterfield treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Porterfield performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Porterfield performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Porterfield's conditions and procedures:

Ablation
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
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 Fibrillation Surgery
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Bradycardia
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Defibrillator Implantation
Echocardiography
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Electrophysiological Study
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pacemaker Monitoring
Palpitations
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Syncope
Tachycardia
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

About Me

Care Philosophy

To care for patients with heart rhythm disturbances in order for them to return to a normal life.

Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

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Dr. Porterfield was very knowledgeable about my condition. He was kind, patient, and respectful of my concerns. He took a great deal of time and care in answering my many questions and addressing my concerns. He provided me with his cell number if I have any questions in the future. I felt...Read More
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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...Read 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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