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Laura Porterfield, MD
UTMB Health Provider
Languages: English
Not accepting new patients; established patients please use MyChart
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Dr. Porterfield joined UTMB Health's Department of Family Medicine in August of 2014.  She went to medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, and completed her residency at UTMB's Family Medicine Residency Program with a concentration in Behavioral Medicine.

Dr. Porterfield has lived all over the world, from Latin America to parts of Asia, and her interests include tropical medicine, international health, holistic care, behavioral and integrative medicine, women’s health, and preventative medicine. 

Dr. Porterfield chose family medicine because she enjoys the challenge of caring for people across the full spectrum of life-stages with their various health needs and because she believes in the importance in caring for the whole person, whole families, and whole communities.

Medical/Professional School:

Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX, MD, 2007

Family Medicine, Via Christ Family Medicine Residency Program - Wichita, KS, 2008

Internships:

University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX

Residencies:

University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX


Certifications:

American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine

400 Harborside Drive Suite 104
Galveston, TX 77555
Fax: (409) 772-2663
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dr porterfield is always patient and takes her time during the appointment.May 21,2020
*Dr. Porterfield gave her recommendations with sound reasoning for each one. She asked for input and we devised a plan TOGETHER. Very knowledgeable, caring and easy to talk to.May 08,2020
Couldn't ask for more.May 08,2020
Very good experience as usual.May 08,2020
Dr. Porterfield was greatMay 01,2020
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