Dr. Lester Porter, MD

Dr. Lester Porter, MD

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Medical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
67 y/o
(8)

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Dr. Lester Porter, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 42 years. He specializes in medical oncology, hematology, and more.

Tennessee Oncology

4220 Harding Pike Ste 200

Nashville, TN 37205
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Insurance Accepted

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

Learn about Dr. Porter

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Top Care Areas

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

Lung Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Porter's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Hematology & Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

88  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976

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

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Porter to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Porter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

When entering the room he has his plan in mind and does not listen to the patient and their desires. He talks very fast and will ask 4 questions in a row and does not give you the time to answer the question. When we did try to explain he commented "Quit your whining", "I told you that the last...more
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