Dr. Jeffrey Halter, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Halter, MD

Pediatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jeffrey Halter, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Portland, ME and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med in 1999 and specializes in pediatric surgery.

887 Congress St

Portland, ME 04102

Contact Information

(207) 662-5555

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Appendicitis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 93% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 81% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
30

Conditions Treated

48

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Frenectomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maine.

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

  • Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Halter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Halter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Halter to family and friends
3.6
based on 5 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Halter'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 (3)

in Winthrop, ME
After a terrible experience with an appendectomy gone wrong in Augusta, my son was rushed to Barbara Bush Children's Hospital one night. Dr. Halter was on call and we knew within an hour or so of admittance they would have to go back in surgically to both address infection as well as deal with...more
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in Naples, ME
Dr.Halter diagnosed my daughter after four other doctors couldn't.He was informative about her diagnosis.He was respectful of my concerns regarding treatment and gave me multiple options.He listened intently and answered all my questions.My daughter is not usually comfortable with male doctors but...more
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in Portland, ME
Was told my child wouldn't have any complications and that no other procedures would be done. Three years later he will need another procedure and hasn't seen my son in about two years.
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