Dr. Mehdi Poorkay, MD

Dr. Mehdi Poorkay, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Mehdi Poorkay, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Baptist Regional Medical Center and specializes in internal medicine.

210 E Gray St Ste 702

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 629-5490

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Poorkay's Experience

Dr. Poorkay's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Poorkay "At Norton Healthcare, we believe you - the patient - are the most important person to our practice. As the region's leading health care provider, we are committed to providing comprehensive, quality health care to all those we serve in a manner that responds to the needs of our community and honors our faith heritage. Our practice is a part of Norton Physician Services, a multispecialty physician group at Norton Healthcare. Norton Physician Services currently includes more than 400 providers who offer primary, specialty and urgent care services in over 100 locations throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Our practice is comprised of compassionate, experienced medical professionals who are committed to ensuring you receive the best care and have access to the latest medical technology and services."


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1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

136  Conditions Treated


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11  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Baptist Regional Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Medical College Of Georgia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Poorkay has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Poorkay's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Poorkay to family and friends
30 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

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Dr. Poorkay's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

A great indro. Since going to Dr Poorkay my A1C has dropped from 10 to consistently below 7. Only issue is that he is so busy that you never see him at appointment time. Usually 30 minutes or more late
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Dr Poorkay is very friendly and very personable. He's very popular so be prepared to wait to see him.
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Dr. Poorkay prescribed new meds. one week later, still pharmacy has not received insurance authorization from his office. Daily phone calls to his office are either on hold, the lady who answers the phone says she will leave a message for Shiela or you get the answering service. After one week,...more
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While u may have to wait past ur appointment time with him . He is worth the wait . He has helped keep my diabetes under control for about 4 years and even helped with my children and advice . I don't say this about my physicians but he is one of my top 3 . Thanks for all u do for all ur...more
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Poorly run practice, very inept staff and Dr who doesn't care how long patients wait while fasting. Husband was there early for 11 a. m at 2;30 still waiting to see dr for first appt girl who answered phone said that is a standard wait for his patients. REALLY ? he has to work 3rd shift tonight....more
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