Dr. Sean Porbin, MD

Dr. Sean Porbin, MD

Hospice & Palliative Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Sean Porbin, MD is a hospice & palliative medicine specialist in Avella, PA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1994 and specializes in hospice & palliative medicine and family medicine.

9 Campbell Dr

Avella, PA 15312

Contact Information

(724) 587-3472

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Dr. Porbin's Experience

Dr. Porbin's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Porbin "Patient's may develop their own belief system of care & expectations. My role is to inform, educate, & facilitate care options to optimize health and prevent that which is preventable."

2  Specialties

  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Family Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Porbin does not have any board certifications listed.

1  Conditions Treated

  • Substance Abuse

6  Procedures

  • Coumadin® Management
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Infrared Coagulation (IRC) Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Infrared Coagulation (IRC) Tattoo Removal
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Tattoo Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Rutgers University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • SUNY
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

Dr. Porbin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Porbin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Porbin to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Porbin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Porbin was in charge of Hospice for my father, but never visited or seen him once! He prescribed him medication, but still never saw him. My father passed early October, and this doctor cannot get the death certificate correct! It has been over 3 weeks, and still no correct certificate!! I...more
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Horrible. Never examined my father but prescribed all kinds of medicine and filled out death certificate incorrectly.
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Terrible doctor... I've had so many problems with him I wouldnt know we're to begin most of them are issues with misdiagnosis
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