Dr. Frederick Porkolab, MD

Dr. Frederick Porkolab, MD

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Dr. Frederick Porkolab, MD is a cardiology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

4727 Friendship Ave Ste 180

Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Contact Information

(412) 235-5881

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Dr. Porkolab's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Porkolab treats Heart Disease more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Porkolab treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Cardiomyopathy
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Porkolab treats Cardiomyopathy more than 59% of his peers

Dr. Porkolab treats this condition more than 59% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrial Cardiomyopathy With Heart Block
  • Cardiomyopathy 1, Familial Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy Due to Anthracyclines
  • Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Chagas
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated 10
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 1
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 2
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Idiopathic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, With Woolly Hair and Keratoderma
  • Cardiomyopathy, Familial Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Fatal Fetal, Due to Myocardial Calcification
  • Cardiomyopathy, Fetal Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypogonadism, Collagenoma Syndrome
  • Cardiomyopathy, Infantile Histiocytoid
  • Cardiomyopathy, Takotsubo
  • Cardiomyopathy, X-Linked, Fatal Infantile
Vascular Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Porkolab treats Vascular Disease more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Porkolab treats this condition more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Porkolab's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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)
Electrophysiological Study
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
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
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Syncope
Thrombosis
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Frederick Porkolab, MD is a cardiology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

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

Languages

  • French
  • Italian
  • English

Awards

Dr. Porkolab's Reviews

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4.6

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Very competent and compassionate physician. Clearly current with latest trends and knowledge related to his specialty. Always available when needed.
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UPMC
UPMC PPO

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Allegheny Valley Hospital

Natrona Heights, PA