Dr. Glen Portwood, MD

Dr. Glen Portwood, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(18)
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Dr. Glen Portwood, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Charlotte, NC. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

8210 University Exec Park Dr Ste 100

Charlotte, NC 28262

Contact Information

(704) 547-8818

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Ileus
very high
more than 99% of peers
Duodenal Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Anoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Virginia
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Duke University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Portwood has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Portwood's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Portwood to family and friends
3.7
based on 18 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Portwood's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (4)

Charlotte, NC |
I have been seeing Dr. Portwood for maybe 10 years. Best doctor ever. He makes sure you understand your situation and the treatment he will be giving you. His bed side manner is great, I never feel rushed when I come to his office. Great staff too.
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Matthews, NC |
Dr. Portwood has been my doctor, and my husband's, for the past 8 years. He has always been very compassionate and concerned. He is great at explaining both procedures and findings. Concerned about comfort and follow-ups. I am a cancer survivor, so I know I have those genetics. My husband has...more
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in Charlote, NC |
Listened to me and explained everything in easy to understand terms. Easy to talk to. He removed 3 pre-cancerous polyps during routine colonoscopy. If that had gone undetected it could have killed me. He removed them on the spot - didn't even need to come back for second procedure! Very...more
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in Charlotte, NC |
Dr. Portwood saved my mom's life a year ago. He also took care of my ulcers, and was wonderful.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Portwood accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Portwood has admitting privileges

Carolinas Medical Center - Northeast
920 Church St N
Concord, NC 28025
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Carolinas Medical Center
1000 Blythe Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203
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Carolinas HealthCare System University
8800 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28262
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Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center
10030 Gilead Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
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Lake Norman Regional Medical Center
171 Fairview Rd
Mooresville, NC 28117
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