Dr. John Porter, MD

Dr. John Porter, MD

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Dr. John Porter, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Richardson, TX and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 1987 and specializes in pediatrics, adolescent medicine, and more.

1112 N Floyd Rd Ste 10

Richardson, TX 75080

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Porter's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acne
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
All Types of Food Poisoning
Allergic Disorders
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergies
Allergy Treatment
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Asthma
Asthma in Children
Ataxia
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Back Pain
Benign Exertional Headache
Black Eye
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
Breast Diseases
Bronchiolitis
Bronchitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Burn Injuries
Canker Sore
Cellulitis
Chickenpox
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Headache
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Cluster Headache
Cold Sore
Common Cold
Confusion
Constipation
Cough
Cough Headache
Cystic Fibrosis
Dehydration
Dermatitis
Dermatitis Due to Food
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Drug Rebound Headache
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Emphysema
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Febrile Convulsion
Fever
Folliculitis
Food Poisoning
Foot Conditions
Foot Sprain
Fungal Infections
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gonorrhea Screening
Headache
Hearing Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Hip Sprain
Hives
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypotension
Icepick Headache
Immunization
Impetigo
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Infant Care
Infections
Infectious Diseases
Influenza (Flu)
Injuries
Insomnia
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Knee Pain
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Lice
Limb Pain
Lipid Disorders
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mild Headache
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
Nebulizer Treatment
Neck Muscle Strain
Neonatal Care
Newborn Jaundice
Newborn Metabolic Screening
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pediatric Diseases
Pharyngitis
Physical Examination
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pinworm
Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Wart
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Pollen Allergy
Polyuria
Pregnancy Test
Pulmonary Disease
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Recurrent Headache
Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Ringworm
Rosacea
Runner's Knee
Scabies
Secondary Hypertension
Second-Degree Burns
Severe Headache
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sickle Cell Disease
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sore Throat
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Sports Physical Examination
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Stye
Sunburn
Tension Headache
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinea Versicolor
Tonsillitis
Torticollis
Tremor
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaccination
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Vertigo
Viral Infection
Wart Removal
Warts
Well Baby Care
Well Child Examination
Wellness Examination
Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. John Porter has been providing quality Pediatric care in Richardson Texas for the past 26 years. Your children will be cared for in an up to  date, compassionate, friendly and relaxed environment. Dr. Porter's staff is very knowledgeable and courteous.  Dr. Laura Galloway is also available on select days. 

Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Child & Adolescent Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1991
    Chief Resident, Children's Medical Center, Dallas
    Fellowship Hospital
    1991
  • 1990
    Children's Medical Center of Dallas
    Residency Hospital
    1990
  • 1988
    Children's Medical Center of Dallas
    Internship Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School
    1987
  • 1983
    Phi Beta Kappa from Colorado State University
    Undergraduate School
    1983

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Chief Resident in Pediatrics at Children's Medical Center of Dallas,
  • Graduated from Colorado State University - Phi Beta Kappa,

Dr. Porter's Reviews

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4.6

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1 Star
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Dr. Porter and his staff managed the healthcare of both my daughters for their entire childhood. He was always great with them and very good about following up with chronic problems. He was a super pediatrician for my girls and I wish he was on my insurance plan now that my granddaughter needs a...Read More
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Fabulous patient care. My child loved the visit and she felt very comfortable with the doctor. I absolutely would recommend this to every parent. I am not changing this doctor even if I don't have insurance.
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Best experience ever. I have taken my children to several Pediatricians and was not satisfied until we saw Dr. Porter. He interacts with my kids and they feel very comfortable with him. He is knowledgeable and patient. His office responds quickly to our needs and appointments are readily available....Read More
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My son was one of Dr. Porter's first patients in his practice, back in 1992. He went on to treat my daughter as well (after her arrival in 1994), and provided such excellent care from birth to graduation (i.e. 18) that both still fondly recall their visits to Dr. Quarter. I can't imagine their...Read More
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Cigna
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Humana
Molina Healthcare
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