Dr. Dennis Porto, MD

Dr. Dennis Porto, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Dennis Porto, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Creighton Univ Sch Of Med in 1983 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

6000 University Ave Ste 230

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 222-0677

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Acute Tonsillitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Headache
very high
more than 96% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

60  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Creighton Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Medical School | Graduated 2013
  • University Of Minnesota
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Porto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Porto's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Porto to family and friends
28 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Porto's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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