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About

Dr. Anthony Porretta, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Farmington Hills, MI. He has 48 years of experience. His specialties include Legal Medicine and Ophthalmology. Dr. Porretta is affiliated with Providence-Providence Park Hospital, Southfield Campus, St Joseph Mercy / Oakland and St John Detroit Riverview Hospital. He speaks English.

Specialties

Dr. Anthony Porretta has the following 2 specialties

  • Legal Medicine

    Legal medicine specialists advise on a variety of laws and regulations regarding health care and public health. This include disability claims, hospital law, privacy laws and physicians’ obligations and liabilities. They typically have a medical degree and a law degree so they're able to address specific legal issues that apply to medical professionals, hospitals and clinics.
    Compared to forensic medicine, which deals with determining cause of death in criminal investigations, they deal with issues that impact patient care and they’re also typically involved in assessing illegal substance use in athletes.

  • Ophthalmology

    An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
    Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Porretta is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • St Joseph Mercy / Oakland

    44405 Woodward Ave
    Pontiac, MI 48341

  • St John Detroit Riverview Hospital

    7733 E Jefferson Ave
    Detroit, MI 48214

  • Providence Park Hospital

    47601 Grand River Ave
    Novi, MI 48374

  • Education

    48 Years Experience

  • Medical College of Wisconsin

    Graduated in 1965

  • Henry Ford Health System

    Residency

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