Dr. Steven Porter, MD

Dr. Steven Porter, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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53 y/o
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Dr. Steven Porter, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Mesa, AZ and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Steven L. Porter, MD

4566 E Inverness Ave Ste 108

Mesa, AZ 85206
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Joint Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Elbow Sprain
very high
more than 88% of peers
Knee Disorders
high
more than 89% 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

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

64  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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34  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

  • Univ Of Az Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Porter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Porter is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Porter's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Porter to family and friends
20 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Porter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

A friend I recommended Dr. Porter.. I've had a severely torn rotator cuff since 2001. As an RN I appreciated his openness and honesty - presented options and answered questions. Next week will be the review of my MRI and x-rays. I am hoping and anticipating surgery in the near future. His...more
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Used zocdoc to get an appointment. Seemed to work ok but than they called me and said we don't do appointments on there. They set me up with an appointment for a few days later. I also filled out the forms online which when I got to the office they said we can't get to the forms and I needed to...more
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I found Dr. Porter through reading several reviews on various sites on the web. I found that almost all the comments are true. Dr. Porter listens. He explained the issue and provided options. His newer assistant is very kind & helpful. She was great dealing with the ins co.The front desk, the two...more
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I think Dr. porter is a very talented surgeon and a nice guy. His work on my right shoulder was great. When it comes to ease of working with staff this area needs help. Dana is very difficult to work with. Argumentive with my ICA supportive care provider. Rift over payment and her refusal to...more
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Dr. Porter did both my shoulder surgeries last year. I had my L shoulder done in Aug. 2016 which is my dominant side. This was an invasive surgery & true to his estimated timeline, I'm on target for healing. He did my R shoulder in Dec. 2016, which was much less complicated. Dr. Porter is...more
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