Dr. Steven A. Porter, MD

Dr. Steven A. Porter, MD

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Gastroenterology | Male | 56 years old

Digestive Health Specialties
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Dr. Porter specializes in Gastroenterology and practices in Ogden, UT. He practices at 2 locations.

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Dr. Porter's Reviews

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4.8
based on 242 total surveys (26 with reviews)
Dr. Porter'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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (26)
Kaysville, UT |
I am very satisfied with Dr. Porter. He was the only doctor able to diagnose my problem.
Kaysville, UT |
Dr. Porter is very knowledgeable and caring. His staff is very kind, friendly and caring.
Kaysville, UT |
I have been seeing Dr. Porter for a long time and he has been great at every level. He never passes you on to another Dr. Every time you leave his office he says "God bless you".
Kaysville, UT |
Nobody likes going to the doctor, but if you have to see a GI doc, Dr. Porter is the one to see. Also, the office staff is wonderful, polite and kind.
Ogden, UT |
Always helpful, kind and courteous
Ogden, UT |
Without Dr. Porter I would still be in pain. His willingness to listen and explain has helped me so much. I love him. He is a great doctor.
Ogden, UT |
Dr. Porter is passionate about my healthcare!!
Ogden, UT |
Love Dr. Porter and his staff. They take so much time with you and explain things. Thoroughly love them.
in Ogden, Ut |
Very nice man but always runs 1-2 hours behind & very rushed when he finally come into the exam room. I think he is way to busy to be thorough.
Salt Lake City, UT |
I won't see anyone but Dr. Porter!!
Salt Lake City, UT |
I actually enjoy coming in to my appointments.
Roy, UT |
The staff is awesome. They make your visit more relaxed. You are not just a number when you come to this office!!
Ogden, UT |
Dr. Porter is the best of all my doctors..
Ogden, UT |
the staff is very kind and Dr. Porter is a great doctor.
Ogden, UT |
Have had a very good experience with myself and also my two children at the office. Dr. Porter is very knowledgeable.
Ogden, UT |
Very willing to see me on an emergency basis.
Ogden, UT |
The entire office is excellent. Very kind and friendly.
Ogden, UT |
Dr. Porter and staff are very good and the waiting time is very good. This is a busy doctor, but he is very good.
Layton, UT |
I couldn't say enough kind things about Dr. Porter and his staff. I am so blessed to have a doctor I can trust my life with.
Ogden, UT |
Excellent care and staff. World class expertise, knowledge and patient education.
in Ogden, UT |
I'm looking forward to resolving my issues with my large intestine after having had emergency surgery. I'm feeling impatient because I have to wait for time to pass by and let me wound heal. Its not his fault, its the human body..... I would like to have more specific instructions of what my diet should be, rather than generally what to hold carbs, protein at. Thank you
Ogden, UT |
I would give Dr. Porter a 10 on everything. Great doctor!!
Ogden, UT |
Great doctor. Very knowledgeable.....
Ogden, UT |
I appreciate that Dr. Porter is passionate about and confident in his profession. I trust him with my digestive health concerns...
Kaysville, UT |
Dr. Porter was arrogant, and had no time to talk about patient history. He wanted to throw out all history and start back at square zero. He didn't want to look at what sent me to him in the first place and was only concerned with doing every endoscopic procedure available and appeared to insult pharmacists and other physicians with little regard for their findings and advice. He practices bully medicine, and I would only recommend him if you had to get the complete testing panel fast.
in Ogden, UT |
He is very rushed. I've had 2 appointments now where he came in, asked me 1 or 2 questions, came up with what he thought was wrong (but didn't explain to me why he thought that), and rushed me back out. 115$ for a 5 minute appointment. Whenever I asked questions he gave very short answers, and he talked down to me like some kind of idiot when I asked questions about a diet he had put me on. He is very lacking in compassion and just acts rudely and snobby. I'm tired of doctors like this.
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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Utah not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • IBS Associated With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

    Completed in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    Centenary College

    Graduated in 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Procedures Performed

  • Anoscopy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry