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Dr. Russell Porter MD

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Dr. Russell Porter specializes in geriatric medicine, sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, family practice in Rockville Centre, New York.

Dr. Russell Porter has been compared 157 times. Details of Dr. Porter's 37 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara are available on your free doctor report.

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Dr. Russell Porter
2000 N Villiage Ave
Suite 307
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
Neighborhood:
Lakeview

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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Russell Porter identified specializing in Geriatric MedicineGeriatric Medicine
An internist with special knowledge of the aging process and special skills in the diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative aspects of illness in the elderly. This specialist cares for geriatric patients in the patient's home, the office, long-term care settings such as nursing homes, and the hospital.
, Sports MedicineSports Medicine
An internist trained to be responsible for continuous care in the field of sports medicine, not only for the enhancement of health and fitness, but also for the prevention of injury and illness. A sports medicine physician must have knowledge and experience in the promotion of wellness and the prevention of injury. Knowledge about special areas of medicine such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, physical rehabilitation, epidemiology, physical evaluation, injuries (treatment and prevention and referral practice), and the role of exercise in promoting a healthy life style are essential to the practice of sports medicine. The sports medicine physician requires special education to provide the knowledge to improve the health care of the individual engaged in physical exercise (sports) whether as an individual or in team participation.
, Orthopedic SurgeryOrthopedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is trained in the preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine, and associated structures by medical, surgical, and physical means. An orthopaedic surgeon is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries, and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder, and elbow in children and adults. An orthopaedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system.
and Family PracticeFamily Practice
A family physician is concerned with the total health care of the individual and the family, and is trained to diagnose and treat a wide variety of ailments in patients of all ages. The family physician receives a broad range of training that includes internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, and geriatrics. Special emphasis is placed on prevention and primary care of entire families, utilizing consultations and community resources when appropriate.
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Hospital Affiliations

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Dr. Porter is affiliated with 1 hospital:

South Nassau Communities Hospital
196 Merrick Rd
Oceanside, NY 11572

Education

Dr. Porter attended medical school at Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara Facultad de Medicina and graduated in 1977 having 37 years experience.

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