Dr. Phillip Porter, MD

NeurosurgeryMaleAge 54

Dr. Porter
Accepting new patients

Wisconsin Brain & Spine Center

1200 Oakleaf Way Ste A Altoona, WI 54720

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Dr. Phillip Porter, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Altoona, WI. He is affiliated with medical facilities HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital and Oakleaf Surgical Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Porter to book an appointment.

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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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    Dr. Phillip Porter, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Altoona, WI. He is affiliated with medical facilities HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital and Oakleaf Surgical...Read more

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

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    What are Dr. Phillip Porter, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Porter frequently treats Low Back Pain, Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement), and Spinal Stenosis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Porter treats.

    Where is Dr. Phillip Porter, MD's office located?

    Dr. Porter's office is located at 1200 Oakleaf Way Ste A, Altoona, WI 54720. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for Wisconsin
    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 Top Procedures and Conditions

    Treatment Frequency
    Low Back Pain
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    Treatment Frequency

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

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

    Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Porter treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 92% of his peers

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

    Rating Includes other areas of care:

    • Brachial Neuritis
    • Neuritis
    • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Peripheral Neuritis
    • Polyneuritis
    • Radiculitis
    • Ulnar Neuritis
    • Vestibular Neuritis
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    Spinal Stenosis
    high
    high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Porter treats Spinal Stenosis more than 91% of his peers

    Dr. Porter treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

    Rating Includes other areas of care:

    • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    Dr. Porter's conditions and procedures:

    • Aneurysm
    • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
    • Brain Abscess
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Surgery
    • Broken Neck
    • Cauda Equina Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari Malformation Type 1
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Dural Tear
    • Epilepsy
    • 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
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Polyneuropathy
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Upper Back Pain

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    (715) 832-1700

    Dr. Porter accepts the following insurance:

    Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
    Anthem
    Balanced Blue Access-WI PPO
    Balanced Blue Preferred-WI POS
    Blue Access Network (Wisconsin) PPO
    Blue Access w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI PPO
    Blue Preferred (Select Network)-WI POS
    Blue Preferred Network-WI
    Blue Preferred Plus w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI POS
    Blue Preferred Plus-WI POS
    Blue Priority (Select Network)-WI
    Blue Priority Plus w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI POS
    Blue Priority WI Network-WI
    Blue Traditional Network-WI
    Bronze Blue Access-WI PPO
    Bronze Blue Preferred-WI POS
    Bronze Blue Priority-WI POS
    Catastrophic Blue Priority-WI
    Gold Blue Access-WI PPO
    Gold Blue Preferred-WI POS
    Gold Blue Priority-WI POS
    Lumenos plans - Blue Access-WI
    Lumenos plans - Blue Preferred-WI
    National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
    National (BlueCard) PPO
    Platinum Blue Access-WI PPO
    Platinum Blue Preferred-WI POS
    Platinum Blue Priority-WI POS
    Silver Blue Access-WI PPO
    Silver Blue Preferred-WI POS
    Silver Blue Priority-WI POS
    Well Priority-WI POS
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
    Cigna
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    Open Access Plus
    First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

    Locations

    Wisconsin Brain & Spine Center

    Wisconsin Brain & Spine Center1200 Oakleaf Way Ste A Altoona, WI 54720
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Porter is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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    HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital

    Eau Claire, WI

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

    Oakleaf Surgical Hospital

    Altoona, WI

    94% Patient experience rating, 25% higher than the national average

    6 Awards Received