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Obstetrician & Gynecologist (OB/GYN), Surgical Specialist, Oncology Specialist (cancer)
21 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Charles Portera is Excellent. Dr. Portera has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Charles Portera, FACS, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hot Flashes
  • Menopause
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Overactive Urinary Bladder

Education & Awards

Dr. Portera graduated from University of Tennessee, Memphis. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Portera has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Memorial Hospital 
  • Erlanger Bledsoe Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Charles Anthony Portera FACS and MD is a male Gynecologist, has 21 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Surgical Oncology, and Gynecology.
Where does Dr. Charles A. Portera practice?
Dr. Charles Portera has 3 office locations.
Dr. Charles Portera practices Surgery, Surgical Oncology, and Gynecology near Chattanooga, TN.
Additional practice locations include: Hixson, TN.
See Chattanooga Surgeons, Chattanooga Oncologists, and Chattanooga Obstetricians & Gynecologists.