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Dr. John Porterfield Jr, MD

General Surgery*
5.0 (7)
Map Pin Small Birmingham, AL
Accepting new patients
22 years of experience

Overview of Dr. John Porterfield Jr, MD

Dr. John Porterfield Jr, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Birmingham, AL. They specialize in General Surgery, has 22 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham. Patients rated Dr. Porterfield Jr an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Porterfield Jr works at Practice in Birmingham, AL. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Porterfield Jr's Office Locations

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    1201 11th Ave S Ste 510, Birmingham, AL 35205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 975-3000
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    1720 2ND AVE S, Birmingham, AL 35233 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 975-3000
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    Uab Hospital Birmingham
    619 19th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 934-4011

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    About Dr. John Porterfield Jr, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 22 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
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    NPI Number
    • 1811977986
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    Education & Certifications

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    • University of Alabama at Birmingham
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    • General Surgery
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    Dr. Porterfield Jr works at Practice in Birmingham, AL. View the full address on Dr. Porterfield Jr’s profile.

    7 patients have reviewed Dr. Porterfield Jr. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Porterfield Jr.

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