Dr. Ira Porter, MD

Dr. Ira Porter, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(23)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ira Porter, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Lancaster, PA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1976 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

231 Granite Run Dr

Lancaster, PA 17601

Contact Information

(717) 560-4200

Insurance Accepted

  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica Pennsylvania, Inc.
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Pathological Spine Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
27

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Limb Cramp
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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Procedures

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

  • Muhlenberg
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • Villanova University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Long Beach Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Porter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Porter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Porter to family and friends
3.6
based on 23 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Porter's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (5)

in Lancaster, PA
Seems like most doctors don’t really listen. I was disappointed bin Dr Porter. Ver little empathy. Horrible time in cancelling an MRI with staff.
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in Manheim, Pa.
I highly recommend Dr. Porter, he is an excellent surgeon. To me he is the best in his field of practice.
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in Lancaster, PA
Dr Porter, is an outstanding surgeon. I have had 2 surgeries (unrelated) and was very impressed with his dedication to my comfort. When it was discovered that I had a fracture, I was immediately told that he would have the surgery scheduled within 2-3 weeks. His staff made all of the...more
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in Lancaster, PA
Second surgery for back in 20 years! Dr. Porter was everything I needed. From beginning to end, he showed the utmost care and concern for my pain. 2 months of great pain leading up to operation, pain free 24 hours after operation. His staff at Lancaster Orthopedic Group or L.O.G. Is top notch, no...more
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in Ephrata, Pa
Have had Dr. Porter several times and i trust him and he is a very good doctor.
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