Dr. Paul Porter, MD

Dr. Paul Porter, MD

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Age 62
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Dr. Paul Porter, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Portland, TN and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from East Tennessee State University/James H Quillen College Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in internal medicine and emergency medicine.

934 S Broadway St # 3

Portland, TN 37148

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • NGS CoreSource
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Porter's conditions and procedures:

Anemia
Anxiety
Arthritis
Asthma
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Depressive Disorders
Diabetes
Echocardiography
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Excision of Skin Lesion
Heart Disease
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Osteoporosis
Pap Smear
Physical Examination
Skin Biopsy
Sleep Apnea
Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
Ultrasound
X-Ray

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a general primary care internist, I try to provide all my patients basic health care needs. I believe healthy lifestyle and preventive medicine are the foundation to good health. Our aim is to treat each individual with respect and fairness. If...

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1985
    University Of Ar Med Scis
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1983
    University Of Ar Med Scis
    Internship Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    East Tennessee State University/James H Quillen College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1982
  • 1978
    Western Kentucky University
    Undergraduate School
    1978
  • 1976
    Florida College
    Undergraduate School
    1976

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Dr. Porter is a very good physician. He is understanding and listens very well. I admire Dr. Porter as a doctor; however I left his care. I was not a very good patient. I am responsible for the problems I had in his care. He handled things very professionally. Later I had my thyroid removed...Read More
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Saying Dr. Porter is my family doctor would be an understatement. He cares for every single one of my family members. Very caring, professional, and patient oriented physician. He takes his time with each office visit and listens to what I have to say. He explains any new medications he might want...Read More
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False diagnosis. Nursing staff is horrible. Sent to wrong specialist caused by nurses. Told I was a diabetic when my A1C was barely in the prediabetic range. Told I needed to lose weight quickly and could lose up to 30 pounds in three months if I purchased into their food program but came back...Read More
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Always take time to visit along with treating. He never gets in a hurry to rush his patients through. My wife and I have been treated by him for more than twenty years now.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Network S
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care Network PPO
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
NGS CoreSource
POMCO Group
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare