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Dr. Sima Porten, MD

Urology*
4.8 (4)
Map Pin Small San Francisco, CA
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18 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Sima Porten, MD

Dr. Sima Porten, MD is an Urology Specialist in San Francisco, CA. They specialize in Urology, has 18 years of experience, and is board certified in Urology. They graduated from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Porten an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Porten works at Practice in San Francisco, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Urinary Tract Cancer and Bladder Cancer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Porten's Office Locations

  1. 1
    University of California At San Francisco
    1825 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94143 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (415) 353-7171
  2. 2
    University of California San Francisco
    505 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (415) 353-7171
  3. 3
    San Francisco Va Medical Center
    4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (415) 221-4810

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Urinary Tract Cancer
Bladder Cancer
Resection of Bladder Neck

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Urinary Tract Cancer
Bladder Cancer
Resection of Bladder Neck
Bladder Surgery
Salpingectomy with Robotic Assist
Salpingo Oopherectomy
Bladder Infection
Kidney Cancer
Augmentation Cystoplasty
Cystectomy
Cystectomy with Robotic Assist
Acute Cystitis
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Hydronephrosis
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Irradiation Cystitis
Kidney Stones
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Prostate Cancer
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Yeast Infections
Kidney and Ureter Removal
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Nephrectomy
Nephrectomy with Robotic Assist
Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
Prostate Removal
Prostatectomy with Robotic Assist
Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
Uroflowmetry
Balanoposthitis
Bedwetting
Bladder Carcinoma
Bladder Diverticulum
Bladder Stones
Chronic Cystitis
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage IV
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
End-Stage Renal Disease
Erectile Dysfunction
Genital Herpes
Herpes Simplex Infection
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hydrocele
Male Sexual Arousal Disorders
Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Overactive Bladder
Pelvic Abscess
Penile Cancer
Peyronie's Disease
Phimosis
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Polyuria
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Prostate Carcinoma
Prostate Cyst
Pyonephrosis
Sexual Arousal Disorder
Sexual Disorders
Testicular Cancer
Ureteral Stones
Urethra Cancer
Urethral Stricture
Urge Incontinence
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Retention
Urogenital Candidiasis
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
Vaginitis or Vaginosis
Vesicoureteral Reflux
Bacteriuria Screening
Bladder Exstrophy Repair
Bladder Function Test
Bladder Scan
Chlamydia Infection Screening
Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
Complex Penile Surgery
Cystotomy
Dipstick Urinalysis
Gonorrhea Screening
Herpes Simplex Screening
HIV Screening
Laparoscopic Destruction of Kidney Lesion
Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
Prostate Biopsy
Prostate Cancer Screening
Renal Transplant
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
STD Screening
Syphilis Screening
Trichomoniasis Screening
TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
Urethral Dilation
Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
Urostomy
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    About Dr. Sima Porten, MD

    Specialties*
    • Urology

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    Years of Experience
    • 18 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1124157474
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Urology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Porten has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Porten has seen patients for Urinary Tract Cancer and Bladder Cancer, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Porten on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    4 patients have reviewed Dr. Porten. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Porten.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Porten, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Porten appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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