Dr. John Porterfield Jr, MD

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General Surgery | Male

Dr. John Porterfield Jr, MD
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 15 years. Dr. Porterfield Jr is affiliated with UAB Hospital.

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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.
in Birmingham, AL |
Outstanding bedside manner and genuine care for patient's best outcome
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Dr. Porterfield Jr's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Sanctions

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Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Al Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    Mayo Medical School

    Completed in 2007

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mayo Medical School

    Completed in 2008

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection