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Dr. Verna Ruth Porter MD is a female Internist, has 16 years of experience and practices in Neurology and Internal Medicine.
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Dr. Verna Porter has 3 office locations.
Mid-City
UCLA -Santa Monica Neurological Assn.
1245 16th St
Ste 309
Santa Monica, CA 90404

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Locations and availability (3)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

2.0
  • Currently 2 of 4 stars
(10)
Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Verna Porter is Satisfactory. Dr. Porter has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 2 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.6
  • Currently 2.6 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.8
  • Currently 2.8 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.3
  • Currently 2.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.3
  • Currently 2.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.4
  • Currently 2.4444444444444 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.3
  • Currently 2.3333333333333 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Verna Porter, MD is board certified in Neurology.

  • She has special expertise in 14 areas:
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Concussion
  • Dementia Related Behavioral Disorders
  • Facial Pain
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Memory Disorders
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neurology
  • Primary Headache Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stroke

Education & Awards

Dr. Porter graduated from University of California at Los Angeles. She has 2 awards.

Awards  
Selected for inclusion in the 2010 Los Angeles Magazine, Top Doctors January, 2010 Edition
Selected for inclusion in the 2010 Los Angeles Magazine, Top Do

Affiliations

Dr. Porter has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • UCLA Medical Center 
  • St. John's Regional Medical Center 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Porter accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • LA Care Health Plan - 3 plans
  • Blue Shield of California - 2 plans
  • Aetna - 3 plans
  • United Healthcare - 16 plans
  • Unicare - 12 plans
  • Anthem Blue Cross - 14 plans
  • Humana - 6 plans
  • Cigna - 5 plans

Languages

  • Spanish


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Where does Dr. Verna R. Porter practice?
Dr. Verna Porter practices Neurology and Internal Medicine near Santa Monica, CA.
See Santa Monica Neurologists and Santa Monica Internists.