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Dr. Steven Porter, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Professional statement

Dr. Steven Porter is a Phoenix area board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, specializing in sports medicine, arthroscopy and fracture care. Dr. Porter has particular expertise in complex reconstruction of the shoulder and knee. He provides cutting edge arthroscopic treatment of the shoulder, knee, elbow, hip, and ankle. Dr. Porter has had the opportunity to consult for several professional organizations including The Colorado Rockies, Chicago Cubs, Phoenix Coyotes, and World Wrestling Entertainment. He is currently the team Physician for Central Arizona College, Chandler-Gilbert Community college and several local high school teams. Dr. Porter was trained by world class orthopaedic surgeons and provides state of the art treatment for athletes and patients of all ages. Check out Dr. Porter's website stevenportermd.com and his facebook page to learn more about this outstanding orthopaedic surgeon.

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Arizona Orthopedic Surgical Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Arizona, Tucson, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, Residency in General Surgery
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arizona Medical Association
  • Arizona Orthopaedic Society
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1679570048

Office locations

Steven Porter

4566 E Inverness Ave

Mesa, AZ 85206

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Great visit! Injured my shoulder and got a same day appointment. Front office employee was very friendly and helpful, as was the MA and doctor himself. Correctly diagnosed me and I’m already feeling better. Would go back if I ever need to.
Less than 6 months ago
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Love Dr. Porter! I love that he makes direct eye contact with you. I've had finger, knee and shoulder surgery and he makes you feel at ease. Ilove his bedside manner. He's awesome!!
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He's such a great Orthopedic Dr... This was my second time seeing him in 2 years and my experience was just as great as the first. He's highly knowledgeable in sports medicine injuries, his bedside manner is amazing, he is alwayssuper informative regarding treatment and treatment options, and his staff are very friendly which is great because they are the faces you meet before meeting a great Dr. Thank you so much Dr Porter you have been kind and understanding in both my experiences with you.
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Dr. Porter very professional and friendly. He was thorough and answered all my questions. His office and staff all very friendly.
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Have been going to Dr. Porter for years and don't have a negative thing to say about him! He's incredibly smart, very thorough, and one of the most skilled surgeons you're going to find. He's done 2 shoulder labrum repairs forme over the years and will continue to go to Dr. Porter for any of my future ortho needs. Highly recommend!
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Dr. Porter was Great! Professional and concerned for my well being.
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Dr. Porter has a great manner with patients, answers all of the questions and doesn't rush out of the office.
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Loved his bedside manner, his genuine concern, and his willingness to answer what I am confident would be considered "dumb" questions.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Porter is just incredible. Front staff lady could be much more courteous. Wait time was extremely long, over an hour.
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Dr. Porter was very professional and friendly. The wait to see the Doctor was long but it was because he was delayed in a surgery. It was immediately announced to those in the waiting room that he was delayed and reschedulingoptions were offered. A call-back appointment was scheduled for just a few days later after imaging studies were done.
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He was prompt, thorough, understanding and kind. Definitely appreciate his expertise and bedside manner.
More than 1 year ago
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When I first walked into the office I was not impressed with how sterile it seemed and the receptionist did not seem friendly or talkative.....When I met Dr Porter, who was really having a busy day, he was friendly and mademe feel at ease and I could tell that he was really listening to me and understood my reasons for being there. He answered all of my questions re: my shoulder and my "trigger finger" and treated both during that visit....he gave three alternatives and I feel quite confident in his background, training and professional expertise.....I was totally impressed with Dr Porter and will seek his advice if needed again....
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Honesty from Dr. Steven Porter!
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I had a good experience initially and booked an appt for my daughter. I took her to the appt after taking off work and getting her out of school. Got there and he'd left for the afternoon. Couldn't see her. Couldn'tgive her an excuse for school and were completely unapologetic about it. Awful!
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Staff very professional & helpful. Felt very comfortable as soon as I met Dr. Porter. He was very informative, efficient & straight forward. He clearly explained possibilities.
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I was well pleased...Dr Porter explained things so I could understand what he was talking about...so far so good!
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Love Dr. Porter. He makes you feel at ease the moment he walks into the room. He has a great smile and bedside manner and get's right to the point on what's happening and what needs to be done. I will definitely recommend him to family and friends!
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I had Dr. Porter examine a long time shoulder issue i had been having (over 5 years). My first visit Dr ordered an mri, gave me a shot and sent me on my way all while being a super guy. Ifollowed up and he diagnosed me and recommended physical therapy. I went through pt with no noticeable reduction in pain or increase in activity. I followed up with Dr porter and advised him of this and he recommended a Distal Clavicle Excision, i agreed and allowed him to perform the surgery in 4/2015. I am very happy to say that I have fully recovered (12/2015), not just from the surgery, but i have all of my strength back. I went to dr porter because i was unable to lift weights without pain in my shoulder, I no longer have any issues with my shoulder and had no post surgery issues. I highly recommend Dr. Porter.
More than 1 year ago
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It appears that the area that Dr. Porter removed the fluid is becoming filled with fluid again. I very possibly will need to go thru the three gel shot routine. Dr. Porter was extremely professional and did what he felt was best.
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Really liked him, he explained things to me quite well and now I know what is wrong and how to fix
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I was very happy with him! I would recommend him highly!
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He is an excellent Dr I trust to 100%.
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Dr. Porter was amazing. Very informed, kind, and quick to get things handled. Had my first visit about the hardware in my ankle and am already scheduled for removal this Thursday! Am very pleased with my experience and would recommend himto anyone who needs a great orthopedic or sports medicine Dr.
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Dr. Porter is a really nice guy! Very patient and took the time to answer all of my questions.
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Both my sons have been under his care since 2011, my oldest tore meniscus and Dr. Porter operated on him with very minimum scar left on his knee. My youngest has been going to Dr. Porter for Osgood-Schratter disease and othersports injuries. We love Dr. Porter! His assistant Michelle is very professional too which makes our visit very easy and painless. We strongly recommend Dr. Porter!
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Such service. Friendly staff, minimal wait times. Able to get knee surgery done quick.
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Dr Porter was great. He did not want to jump straight to a surgical solution like most surgeons do. Explained to me what's going on without insulting my intelligence.
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I only had two brief appointments, but he was very kind, patient, and knowledgeable. He took the time to listen and answer my questions. I was referred to physical therapy. If that does not work and I decide to go thesurgery route, I will definitely keep him as my orthopedic surgeon.
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very nice
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Very nice doctor and seemed to be very knowledgeable about my symptoms although some basics were missed which caused some health issues upon my walking out of the office. I believe that they are over-booked and somewhat rushed to see everyone.
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He is taking over my care plan from another physician so I wasn't sure how this would go but his office and medical assistant staff were excellent in transitioning me. He reviewed my X-rays, discussed options, suggested a new set ofX-rays to confirm which option was best and scheduled me for surgery this week. Very efficient! Great communicator and really cared that he answered all of my questions.
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Dr, Porter was great. He was personable, caring and made decisions that I think will help me. I look forward to my next appointment with him.
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Very courteous staff and personable doctor. I'd highly recommend him.
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He diagnosed, treated, and eliminated my pain. What more can I say.
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Dr. Porter was great. Explained exactly what he was doing and did his best not to move me around in positions he knew would be uncomfortable. He scheduled an MRI for an hour later and then a new appointment for thenext day. I couldn't be happier with my choice of doctors.
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Short wait time. Dr. Porter was open about the treatment options and risk/expectation for each option. I brought X-rays with me on CD, and they had no problems accessing and reviewing them.
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Thorough, personable, listened, asked & answered questions, let me completly answer them. Came up with a good plan. I told my husband this was one of the best appointments I've been to in a really long time.
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I had an appointment for 12:30 on October.28 and on Oct.31 I recei a call that my appointment was at 11:45. I arrived at 11:13, but I was told that they would work me in so I saw Dr. Porter about12:10. I appreciated that, but not the mixup of times. Thanks
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Dr. Porters office staff are courteous. He has a great bedside manner and listened. not once did I feel I was just another number.
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I was impressed. Dr. Porter asked what seemed to me to be the right questions. He was friendly, knowledgeable and suggested a couple possible courses of action. I felt comfortable and immediately knew I would return if my problem continued.
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I was a new patient that day. I thought Dr. Porter was great. You know you can tell right away if you are going to like them or not. And if they care or not. And right away I really likedhim and could tell he cared. My sister went in with me and felt the same as I. She really liked him too. The staff was 50/50.
More than 1 year ago
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Excellent doctor, thorough and caring, listens but gets right to your need and gives options immediately...also has excellent medical assistant.
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Would definitely recommend Dr. Porter.
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Dr. Porter listened to my concerns and explained clearly the plan of treatment along with his reasons. I left knowing what to expect.
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Great appointment. Thorough and to the point. Very personable, helpful, and willing to answer questions!
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His treatment to my swollen aching trigger finger was so effective. It felt better the following day. Thank you Dr. Porter.
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I am a new patient on 11/19/13 . I found Dr. Porter ON LINE..His rateings and reviews were good so I decided to go and see him. Very nice and efficent staff, they did not make me wait , made anappointment for me right away because I was in pain in my knee. Dr. Porter was very nice and took his time with me to discuss my condition and what I could expect from the treament I would receive. He gave me a Steroid Shot and it did not hurt..... I would recommend him to be your doctor also! 5 STARS ! Another nice option is You can print your patient forms from their web site , fill them out and take them with you to your appointment.... nice and saves time , better than filling them out in the office.... call them and they will tell you their online site Thank You *-*.
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The doctor was very professional.
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The visit went well! Steve listened to the problem I was having and gave me a series of options along with a plan to heal my shoulder for the long-term to help prevent the injury from occurring.
More than 1 year ago
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