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Laura Porterfield

Laura Porterfield, MDUTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Family Medicine
    Primary Care
    Languages: English
  • UTMB Health Family Medicine, PCP Galveston
    • 400 Harborside Drive
      Suite 104
      Galveston, TX 77555
    • Phone: (409) 772-2166
    • Fax: (409) 772-2663
  • 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

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