Dr. Laura Porterfield, MD

Dr. Laura Porterfield, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
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Dr. Laura Porterfield, MD is a family medicine specialist in Galveston, TX and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Baylor Coll Of Med in 2007 and specializes in family medicine.

301 UNIVERSITY BLVD

Galveston, TX 77555

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

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Dr. Porterfield's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
Acne
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
All Types of Food Poisoning
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal Disorders
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Atrophic Vaginitis
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bedsores
Bedwetting
Bell's Palsy
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bunion
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Cluster Headache
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Common Cold
Conduct Disorder
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Dermatitis
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Dry Skin
Dysentery
Dyshydrotic Eczema
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Excessive Sweating
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Folliculitis
Food Poisoning
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Genital Herpes
Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
Gestational Diabetes
Gonorrhea Screening
Gout
Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Simplex Screening
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hidradenitis
Hip Sprain
HIV Screening
Hives
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Impetigo
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Indigestion
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Intertrigo
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Kidney Infection
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Knee Disorders
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Lice
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Function Test
Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Motion Sickness
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nail Avulsion and Excision
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
Neurogenic Bladder
Newborn Metabolic Screening
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pap Smear
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pediatric Obesity
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Perimenopause
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Wart
Pneumonia
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
Postnasal Drip
Pregnancy Test
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Raynaud's Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Ringworm
Rosacea
Runner's Knee
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sarcoidosis
Scabies
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Secondary Hypertension
Sepsis
Sexual Dysfunction
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sickle Cell Disease
Sickle Cell Screening
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Still's Disease
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Syphilis Infections
Syphilis Screening
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinea Versicolor
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tonsillitis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Trichomoniasis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Enteritis
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
Wellness Examination
Wheezing
Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. Laura Porterfield, MD is a family medicine specialist in Galveston, TX and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Baylor Coll Of Med in 2007 and specializes in family medicine.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Education

  • 2007
    Baylor Coll Of Med
    Medical School
    2007

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Dr. Porterfield is kind and listens to what you have to say. She makes sure you understand your plan of care and solicits your opinion. One of the best PCP'S I have ever had.
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I would totally recommend Dr. Porterfield. The main reason i like her is that she spends appropriate time with you answering all the questions. Not in hurry. Gives her 100%.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
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MultiPlan
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