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Dr. Tama Porter, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism*
4.2 (21)
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17 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Tama Porter, MD

Dr. Tama Porter, MD is an Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Chicago, IL. They specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, has 17 years of experience, and is board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology. They graduated from Case Western Reserve University and is affiliated with Rush University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Porter an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Porter works at Practice in Chicago, IL with other offices in Skokie, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Obesity, Diabetes With Renal Manifestations and Adrenal Gland Diseases 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. Porter's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    1411 S Michigan Ave Fl 5, Chicago, IL 60605 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 942-6163
  2. 2
    Office
    1700 W Van Buren St Ste 500, Chicago, IL 60612 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 563-2875
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Friday
    Closed
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  3. 3
    Office
    9977 Woods Dr Ste 120, Skokie, IL 60077 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (847) 663-8540
  4. 4
    Consultants in Endocrinology
    1725 W Harrison St Ste 250, Chicago, IL 60612 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 942-6163
    Friday
    09:00 - 17:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Rush University Medical Center

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Treatment frequency



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Obesity
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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Diabetes Type 2
Endocrine Gland Cancer
Morbid Obesity
Diabetes Counseling
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adrenal Insufficiency
Benign Pituitary Gland Tumor
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Dyslipidemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypothalamus Cancer
Hypothyroidism
Joint Pain
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Lipid Disorders
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Nodule
Thyrotoxicosis
Vitamin D Deficiency
Vitamin_Deficiency
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Thyroid Hormone Replacement
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Acid Based Disorders
Acromegaly and Gigantism
Adrenal Incidentaloma
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anemia
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroiditis
Back Pain
Bladder Infection
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Pain
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
Constipation
Cushing's Syndrome
Cystic Fibrosis
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetic Coma
Diarrhea
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Earwax Buildup
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Female Infertility
Foot Infection
Gastroparesis
Gestational Diabetes
Goiter
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Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Gynecomastia
Hair Loss
Hashimoto's Disease
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hives
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Hyperaldosteronism
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperprolactinemia
Hypertension
Hypogonadism
Hypokalemia
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Insomnia
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Iodine Deficiency
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Itchy Skin
Limb Pain
Lipoprotein Disorders
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders
Metabolic Disorders
Metabolic Syndrome
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nail Infection
Nausea
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Oculo-Cerebro-Acral, (Roberts-Like) Ectrodactyly
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Overweight
Pheochromocytoma
Pituitary Disease
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
Primary Adrenocortical Insufficiency
Prostatitis
Proteinuria
Rash
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Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Sarcoidosis
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Shortness of Breath
Sleep Apnea
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Atrophy
Thyroid Goiter
Thyroiditis
Thyrotoxicosis Factitia
Tremor
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Urinary Incontinence
Vitamin B Deficiency
Wheezing
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ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
Cholesterol Screening
Dexamethasone Suppression Test
Diabetes Screening
Diabetic Evaluation
Dynamic Endocrine Function Test
Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
Immunization Administration
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
Pap Smear
Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
Thyroid Scan
Thyroid Screening
Ultrasound, Thyroid
VAP Lipid Testing
Water Deprivation Test
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    4.2
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    Based on 21 ratings
    Patient Ratings (21)
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    4 Star
    (1)
    3 Star
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    (4)
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    About Dr. Tama Porter, MD

    Specialties*
    • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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    Years of Experience
    • 17 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1801085055
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Cincinnati Hospital
    Fellowship
    Medical Education
    • Case Western Reserve University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Porter has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Porter has seen patients for Obesity, Diabetes With Renal Manifestations and Adrenal Gland Diseases, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Porter on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    21 patients have reviewed Dr. Porter. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Porter.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Porter, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Porter 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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