Dr. Isaac Porter, MD

Dr. Isaac Porter, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Isaac Porter, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from University of Kentucky in 2005 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1422 E Millbrook Rd

Raleigh, NC 27609

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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more than 86% of peers
Corneal Diseases
more than 83% of peers
more than 83% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Porter "Patient relationships are the foundations of our success. We value and respect our patients. We listen to their concerns. We make them feel at ease while they are in our office, and we greet everyone with a smile."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

18  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Fuchs' Endothelial, 1
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Presbyopia
  • Senile Cataracts

22  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Nearsighted Surgery
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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.


  • University of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Illinois Eye And Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Corneal Topography. In: Cornea and Refractive Atlas of Clinical Wisdom., 2011
  • Correction of Astigmatism by Laser Keratectomy. In: A Complete Surgical Guide for Correcting Astigmatism: An Ophthalmic Manifesto, 2nd edition., 2011
  • A State of Sight, since 2011

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Porter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Porter to family and friends
14 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Porter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Recently I had lasik surgery done on both eyes at Porter Ophthalmology. I was very impressed with Dr. Porter and his associates. I had been to two ophthalmologists before and felt just like a number. At Porter Ophthalmology they make you feel like family. The operation went well and everything was...more
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Dr. Porter is a very kind and thorough physician specialist. He recently performed cataract surgery for my mother and was a pleasure to work with. His work is amazing! Her sight has greatly improved. Thank you Dr. Porter! Sincerely, Hansen/Jordan Family
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I am thrilled with the treatment I have received from Dr. Porter, his care and concern about my Glaucoma and the two Cataract Surgeries that he performed. My vision was badly impaired due to the cataracts on both of my eyes and after these surgeries my vision is vastly improved, I no longer need...more
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Dr Porter and his staff are the greatest.They are very professional and very kind. I was very nervous and they helped me thru the entire process. Thank you very much for your kindness. I would recommend their services to anyone looking for a doctor.
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Everything about Dr. Porter and his practice is absolutely first-rate. I have been going to him for the past few years and can't imagine receiving any better eye care.
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