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Dr. Phillip Porter, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Porter

Wisconsin Brain & Spine Center

1200 N 10th St W Ste A Altoona, WI 54720

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Dr. Phillip Porter, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Altoona, WI. He specializes in neurosurgery.


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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 entire emergency so much more doable.. LOVE!
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Biography

Dr. Phillip Porter, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Altoona, WI. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

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(715) 832-1400

Dr. Porter accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medica
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
NGS CoreSource
Thrivent Financial
Tricare
Ucare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Wisconsin Physicians Service

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Dr. Porter's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Herniated Disc
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Dr. Porter treats Herniated Disc more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Porter treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Low Back Pain
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very high

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Dr. Porter treats Low Back Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Porter treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Spinal Stenosis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Porter treats Spinal Stenosis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Porter treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Porter's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2017)

87% Patient experience rating, 18% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)