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Dr. James Porterfield, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology ·  Male · Age 72

Dr. Porterfield

Dr. James Porterfield, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology.


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(901) 274-2643

Dr. Porterfield accepts the following insurance:

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1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (11/10/2014)View details
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Porterfield's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Porterfield treats Heart Disease more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Porterfield treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Porterfield performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Porterfield performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Porterfield performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Porterfield performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary

Dr. Porterfield's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Porterfield, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

1977
University Of Tennessee
Residency Hospital
1974
University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
1977
1974

Languages

  • Chinese
  • German
  • English

Dr. Porterfield's Reviews

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3.5

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