Dr. Phillip Porter, MD

Dr. Phillip Porter, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Phillip Porter, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Altoona, WI. He specializes in neurosurgery.

1200 Oakleaf Way Ste A

Altoona, WI 54720

Contact Information

(715) 832-1700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 88% 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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Porter does not have any board certifications listed.

44  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease


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14  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


Education data for Dr. Porter is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Porter has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Porter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Porter's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Porter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

would.. he accepted a new patient, emergency spinal injury, perfect bedside manner, excellent, explaining, caring, even when I asked about wholestic treatment, he was understanding, caring, and gave his truthful answer. Empathatic, confident, brilliant, perfect incision, healed wonderful, made the...more
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