Dr. John Porterfield Jr, MD

Dr. John Porterfield Jr, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Porterfield Jr, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Birmingham, AL. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 10 years.

1530 3RD AVE S

Birmingham, AL 35294

Contact Information

(205) 934-0916

Insurance Accepted

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

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Bone Disorders
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more than 61% of peers
Gout
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more than 56% of peers
Foot Conditions
normal
more than 54% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Porterfield Jr does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis

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Procedures

  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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 Al Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Mayo Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Mayo Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Porterfield Jr has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Porterfield Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Porterfield Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Porterfield Jr to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Porterfield Jr's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (2)

in Killen al |
Dr Porterfield is an excellent surgeon. Very thorough in explaining procedure and outcome posibilities/expectations. Bedside manner excellent. In my experience, laparoscopic surgery performed to repair inguinal and umbilical hernias. I recommend Dr Porterfield as a highly professional surgeon.
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in Birmingham, AL |
Outstanding bedside manner and genuine care for patient's best outcome
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Dr. Porterfield Jr accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Porterfield Jr has admitting privileges

UAB Hospital
1802 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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