Dr. John Porter, MD

Dr. John Porter, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Porter, MD is a neurology specialist in Advance, NC and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Queens U, Fac Of Health Sciences in 1971 and specializes in neurology.

152 E Kinderton Way Ste 101

Advance, NC 27006

Contact Information

(336) 940-2781

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Porter performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Restless Leg Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Migraine
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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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.

Education

  • Queens U, Fac Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Toronto West Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • U Colo Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975

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
4.2
based on 19 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Porter's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (4)

in Ivins, UT
Dennis and Ilene Byingtons were patients with Dr. Porter for many years. Awesome and brilliant neurologist and person. The very best doctor we have been to. We called him no. 1 super doc. We moved but we have fond memories of a fantastic doctor. Also, he always took the time with each of us so...more
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in Lewisville, nc
Treated like drug dealer after first visit. Dropped as patient after became pregnant bc I stopped taking meds as directed, although I only stopped bc pregnant and ob recommend. He didn't even talk to ob and just dropped me.
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in Concord nc
I've been seeing Dr Porter for my MG since 2013. He is very knowledgeable and displays genuine concern for my individual needs. He takes the time needed to ensure I understand the what and why of my treatment. His staff is very friendly and they also take the time to help me with my needs. Thank...more
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in Mocksville, North Carolina
Good Doctor and very knowledgeable. A little eccentric, that is fine, he takes interest insolving your problem
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