Dr. James Porterfield, MD

Dr. James Porterfield, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Porterfield, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiology doctor who practices in Memphis, TN. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 43 years.

1211 Union Ave Ste 475

Memphis, TN 38104

Contact Information

(901) 274-2643

Insurance Accepted

  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Porterfield does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Heart Disease
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Procedures

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

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 11/10/2014
    Amount or Range: Above Average
    State: Tennessee
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

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University Of Tennessee
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Porterfield has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Porterfield has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Porterfield's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Porterfield to family and friends
3.5
based on 8 total reviews
Dr. Porterfield's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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Dr. Porterfield accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Blue Network E
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Porterfield has admitting privileges

Methodist University Hospital
1265 Union Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
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