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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Porayko, Hepatologist is Excellent. Dr. Porayko has been reviewed by 24 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Michael Porayko, MD is board certified in Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Liver Cirrhosis (Biliary)
  • Liver Diseases
  • Liver Failure
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Porayko graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago. He has 5 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Liver Transplantation
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)


Dr. Porayko has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Vanderbilt University Hospital 
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael Karl Porayko MD is a male Internist, has 31 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
Where does Dr. Michael K. Porayko practice?
Dr. Michael Porayko has 1 office location.
Dr. Michael Porayko practices Gastroenterology and Hepatology near Nashville, TN.
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