Dr. Pierluigi Porcu, MD

Dr. Pierluigi Porcu, MD

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Medical Oncology  ·  
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58 y/o
(11)

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Dr. Pierluigi Porcu, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in medical oncology and oncology.

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Jefferson Health

925 Chestnut St Ste 420A

Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Lymphoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mycosis Fungoides
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Porcu'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.

2  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

1  Board Certifications

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

71  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Malignant Histiocytosis
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sezary's Disease
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • von Willebrand Disease
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3  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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.

Education

  • Universita Degli Studi Di Torino, Facolta Di Medicina E Chirurgia
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Indiana University / School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Indiana University / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Indiana University / School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Porcu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Porcu's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Porcu to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Porcu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

If you are looking for DR.GOD along with a condescending attitude..Porcu is for you.RIP my dearest loved one.
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Dr. Porcu took care of my 80 yo mother when she was diagnosed with cutaneous t-cell lymphoma. He was the most patient, compassionate, and knowledgeable physician I have ever met. He took his time to explain everything and made my mother feel as if she was his only patient. His diagnosis and...more
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Dr. Porcu lead me through treatment for lymphoma in 2009. He was extremely knowledgeable and very respectful of my husband and me. Any questions or issues I had were dealt with swiftly and efficiently. He had insight to protect the feeling in my fingers from the ravages of chemo without limiting...more
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