Dr. Manuel Porth, MD

Dr. Manuel Porth, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 74 years old

COMMITTMENT TO QUALITY PATIENT CARE BY PROVIDING PATIENTS KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, COMPASSION AND DEDICATION. PATIENT (FAMILY) EDUCATION IS AN ESSENTIAL PART OF OUR TOTAL JOINT PROGRAM.Read more

Community Orthopedics and Center for Joint Replacement
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2015 Five Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement

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COMMITTMENT TO QUALITY PATIENT CARE BY PROVIDING PATIENTS KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, COMPASSION AND DEDICATION. PATIENT (FAMILY) EDUCATION IS AN ESSENTIAL PART OF OUR TOTAL JOINT PROGRAM.Read more

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Dr. Porth's Reviews

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3.3
based on 66 total surveys (22 with reviews)
Dr. Porth's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Reviews (22)
in Coconut Creek |
I was referred to Dr. Porth after my mother fell and broke her arm at the shoulder level. The doctor was patient, kind and took the time to make us understand all possible healing paths reflecting his extensive knowledge and experience and excellent bedside manners.
in Weston,fl |
Lovely Staff and excellent doctor. He really listened to me and I am having surgery next month.
in Ft Lauderdale, FL |
This doctor did all kind of tests and then, because I apparently took too long to come back to his office, told me there was nothing he could do for me and there was nothing wrong with my leg. He told me I should go to another doctor and get another opinion.
in Pompano Beach, Fl |
Dr & complete staff very knowledgeable ,courteous & extremely professional .
in Ft Lauderdale, FL |
I had a total left hip replacement done this past January 2016. The skills and experience that Dr. Manuel Porth brings to the world of medical were sufficient for me to ask him to perform surgery on me. This first surgery was followed with another successful operation which was done this time as a total right hip replacement dated this past May 2016. Correct, both sides were done within 5 months.THANK YOU Dr. Porth and to his professional staff. Recommending without hesitation.
in Pompano Beach, FL |
Dr Porth is warm compassionate & combined with his years experience provides great care. He has helped my significant other with a difficult dibilitating injury to her ankle thru surgery and ongoing treatment and her pain has been elevated. A truly great man & physician.
in Coral Springs, FL |
Dr. Porth is wonderful. He is very pleasant, and most importantly, very skilled. He put a walking cast on my broken leg and a splint on my other ankle. He is very enjoyable to talk to and shows great concern for his patients. I felt very confident having him treat me.
in Boca Raton, FL |
I've had a total hip done by dr, Porth . I feel great and was up and moving the next day . He was very passionate and considerate .
in Boca Raton, FL |
I had a great experience he took his time with me , and explained my X-rays and procedure for a total knee .
in Tamarac, FL |
One of the best Doctors around town. All good things about him. Would recommend him any day.
in Margate, FL |
He's a patient and caring person..
in Orlando, FL |
Exceptional care from Dr. Porth
Tamarac, FL |
Kind and concerned
Coral Springs , FL |
Anyone who lets this doctor do surgery on them is crazy! He does not listen to the patients concern or pain. I suffered for 3 months listening to him to walk on an injured foot that needed surgery.Consulted with 3 other doctors and they all said it was not wise to listen to this doctor. My foot got even worst.Can't trust him being alert so I surely won't trust him while being under anesthesia.
Hollywood, FL |
Excellent doctor and staff!
Coral Springs |
I had my first visit with Dr. Porth and was very impressed with him. He showed interest in my issues and was very caring. I am very pleased. Staff is absolutely wonderful
Pompano Beach, FL |
Wait is long. He drained my knee and it really hurt! He never explained why.
in Pompano Beach, FL |
FIND SOMEONE ELSE! Dr. Porth is not good at actually listening to his patients and really taking in your concerns. Also, on all 3 visits I had to wait for an hour or longer (one time it was 1 hr 45 mins before they even took me in!), and that's not including the time I had to wait in the actual examination rooms. SOME of the staff/assistants are friendly/helpful but Porth himself is not. I went on to another doc and he was infinitely better in his communication, approach, and bedside manner.
in Pompano Beach, FL |
First, the front desk was the only pleasant experience with this doctor. Waited over 1 1/2 hours to be seen. The doctor was the absolute rudest man I have ever meet. Even before he had a chance to review anything (X-rays , MRI's) he was so damn rude to a point I got up & left his office & said No Thank You!!! Plain rude!!!!!! He should be banned from the medical field. Do not go to this doctor!!!!!!!
in Tamarac fl |
I would have to totally disagree with the statements made. My experience with this doctor and staff was amazing. Everyone is very kind and caring. The doctor sat with me and explained everything to me in great detail. He spent a lot of time with me and I never felt rushed. I would recommend him to anyone.
in Pompano Beach, FL |
I would have to agree with the person who said to RUN from here....he doesn't really care about his patients at all, its one horror story after the other...He gave me a shot $1000 for severe knee pain that actually made things worse...After he messes you up he is going to tell you to get a 2nd opinion or that he's done all he could...Trust the reviews....you can't make this up...He should not be in practice anymore.
in Tamarac FL |
He doesn't listen his surgery is poor I had to find another doctor to do surgery over a year later this doctor is a hacker after he ate did my surgery I get complaint for six months and he didn't care
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Dr. Porth's Care Philosophy

COMMITTMENT TO QUALITY PATIENT CARE BY PROVIDING PATIENTS KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, COMPASSION AND DEDICATION. PATIENT (FAMILY) EDUCATION IS AN ESSENTIAL PART OF OUR TOTAL JOINT PROGRAM.

Dr. Porth's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Joint Disease in the Shoulder
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Still's Disease
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Thigh Strain
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torn Cartilage
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    Wayne State University

    Graduated in 1968

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Chicago

    Completed in 1969

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Chicago

    Completed in 1970

    Walter Reed Army Med Center

    Completed in 1976

  • Undergraduate School
    Wayne State University
  • Other Education
    University Of Illinois-Post Grad Training

    Completed in 1964

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Yiddish

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics

Procedures Performed

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Arthritic Knee Reconstruction
  • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • 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, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement Revision
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate