Dr. Frederick Porkolab, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
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Dr. Frederick Porkolab, MD
Dr. Frederick Porkolab, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Pittsburgh, PA. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 45 years. Dr. Porkolab is affiliated with Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Allegheny Valley Hospital and ACMH Hospital.

4727 Friendship Ave Ste 180

Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Contact Information

(412) 235-5881

Dr. Frederick Porkolab, MD

Dr. Frederick Porkolab, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Heart Disease
high
more than 88% of peers
Chest Pain
normal
more than 69% of peers
Cardiomyopathy
normal
more than 69% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
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Board Certifications

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

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

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Heart Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Case West Res Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Case West Res Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University Pittsburgh Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Porkolab has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Porkolab's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Porkolab to family and friends
4.6
based on 10 total reviews
Dr. Porkolab'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
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Porkolab accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • UPMC
    UPMC PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Porkolab has admitting privileges

Western Pennsylvania Hospital
4800 Friendship Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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ACMH Hospital
1 Nolte Dr
Kittanning, PA 16201
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Allegheny Valley Hospital
1301 Carlisle St
Natrona Heights, PA 15065
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