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Dr. Charles Portera Jr specializes in surgical oncology in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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Dr. Charles Portera has been identified as specializing in Surgical Oncology.
He obtained board certification from The American Board of Surgery for General Surgery.
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Dr. Portera attended medical school at University of Tennessee College of Medicine and graduated in 1991 having 23 years experience.
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