Department Urology
Primary Location Hillcrest Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations
Hillcrest Hospital
Primary Location

Hillcrest Hospital

Appointment:
216.444.5600
Desk:
440.461.6430
Fax:
440.460.2819
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Artificial Urinary Sphincter Implantation
  • Benign Prostate Surgery
  • Bladder Tumor Biopsy And Resection
  • Brachytherapy
  • Circumcision
  • Cystoscopy
  • Genitourinary Exams
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Penile Prosthesis Implantation
  • Penile Reconstructive Surgery For Peyronie's Disease
  • Photoselective Vaporization of the Prostate
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Radical Orchiectomy
  • Stents
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of The Prostate)
  • Urodynamic Studies
  • Urodynamic Testing
  • Urology
  • Vasectomy
View all 19 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Benign Prostatic Enlargement (BPH)
  • Bladder Irritating Foods
  • Elevated PSA
  • Enlarged Prostate/Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Facts About Bladder Cancer
  • Female Incontinence
  • Genital Warts
  • Hematuria
  • Hydrocele | Spermatocele
  • Hydrocele Hernia
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Interstitial Cystitis | Pelvic Pain
  • Kidney Cysts, Simple
  • Kidney Infections
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Penile Curvature
  • Penile Disorders
  • Penile, Urethral, Testes, and Scrotum Infections
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Priapism
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Disease
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexual Hormone disorders
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Torsion
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Varicoceles
View all 34 Specialties +
Insurance

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Biography

About Arthur Porter, MD

Arthur Porter, MD, is Chief of Urology at Hillcrest Hospital.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2001

Education & Fellowships

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Urology
Cleveland, OH USA
1979

Fellowship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
1976

Internship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1975

Medical Education - Hahnemann University Medical College
Philadelphia, PA USA
1974

Undergraduate - Municipal Hospital
Piekary Slaskie,
1970

Additional Training

  • ESWL (electrohydraulic lithotripsy, kidney stones)
  • Laser bladder tumors, prostate, kidney stones, condyloma
  • Laparoscopy

Certifications

  • Urology

Specialty Interests

general urology, impotence, kidney and bladder tumors, minimal invasive treatment of prostate, Prostate Cancer, General Urology, Impotence

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 12/4/2018, Dr. Porter has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

441 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

66 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2019

I am very happy with Dr Porter's care!

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2019

I have high respect for Dr Porter!!

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2019

Dr. Porter is a model of caring and competent service by a physician. He has been a friend for a long time. I probably would have passed away before now if it wasn't for him.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2019

Dr. Porter is the best.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2019

my brother is special needs & Dr. Porter & his staff are so kind & friendly to him! it's amazing!

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2019

Dr. Porter makes you feel like he's part of a team to keep me healthy

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2019

my care provider showed great concern for me and my health

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2019

Dr Porter is one of the few doctors to really listen to you. He answered all of my questions and was thoughtful and attentive.

Reviewed on May 22, 2019

I have always received very good treatment and care from Dr. Porter. He has been my doctor for many years.

Reviewed on May 22, 2019

Dr. Porter is the best.

Reviewed on May 21, 2019

I truly appreciate the care and concern that Dr Porter showed to me during my last appointment. He listened attentively to all of my questions and answered each one thoroughly and completely making me feel comfortable and confident with my plan for care going forward.

Reviewed on May 15, 2019

the caregiver brought someone else into the room with little explanation and without my consent. He paid no attention to the test results I had done earlier in the day or a prescription a different doctor had prescribed. I had to remind him twice. I will not be seeing him again under any circumstances.

Reviewed on May 14, 2019

I really like and trust Dr. Porter

Reviewed on May 10, 2019

Dr Porter was very attentive and took good care of me.

Reviewed on May 10, 2019

great doctor

Reviewed on May 10, 2019

Dr. Porter seems to care about my wellbeing.

Reviewed on May 9, 2019

Dr. Porter is a wonderful dr. who cares about me as a patient as well as a person. He always includes me in the decision making process & also discusses any options I may have to solve my problem.

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

Dr Porter & his staff make a great team.

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

Dr. Porter is an outstanding physician and a thoughtful person.

Reviewed on May 3, 2019

Dr. Porter and his staff are excellent. I was nervous about my procedure and he put me at ease.

Reviewed on May 3, 2019

Again, I think Dr Porter is the best!

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2019

Dr. Porter is an amazing person, physician, always willing to listen, answer questions, makes any explanations of tests easy to understand, and guides you through treatment and care expectations with kindness and care. Highly highly recommend Dr. Porter!

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2019

dr. Porter answered all my questions treat me with the necessary respect and I would have no problem recommending him

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2019

Dr. Porter was very gentle, caring, and informative. He told me what he was going to do and made the procedure comfortable. I was able to watch the monitor with him and learn what was going on and see my current medical condition.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2019

Dr. Porter is a vary rare and caring Doctor. He cares for you in a way to put you at ease and with as little discomfort as possible. He is a wonderful physician !!! So is his staff too.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2019

Excellent response. This doctor is the best urologist that I have ever had. He is thorough, honest, and informed. Before him I had doctors that only prescribed biopsies, because of elevated PSA's. Two resulted in hospital stays due to staph infections.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2019

I find Dr. Porter to be truly exceptional. He has the best "bedside manner" of all my doctors. He listens and he makes you feel like you are his most important patient. He is very caring. He explains everything in an accessible manner and makes sure you understand.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2019

Dr Porter was very accommodating in seeing me on a date in which I did not have an appointment. I really appreciated his flexibility in arranging his schedules to see me.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2019

Dr. Porter is very caring and interested In my wellbeing.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2019

very happy with staff and dr porter everyone is very pleasant and professional keep up the great work!

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2019

Dr.Porter is very caring professional and very concerning with you as a person. we need more doctors with this mannerism. thank you for caring about my health

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2019

I have been seeing Dr. Porter for 20 years and he is absolutely the very best!

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2019

Waht more can I say about Dr. Porter and his staff....the very best

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2019

one of the top doctors that I see. always has my best interests in mind

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2019

Dr Porter is most efficient & caring.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2019

Dr. Porter is fantastic. He always takes time with me and answers any questions I have.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2019

Dr. Porter is fantastic. I recommend him to people a lot. I feel great in his care.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2019

VERY GOOD APPOINTMENT WITH DR PORTER.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2019

I have been a patient of Cleveland Clinic for as long as I can remember and have been supported by some of the finest medical care in the world. I have been a patient of Dr. Porter for many years and am very grateful for that relationship. He is not only one of the most confident doctors I have known in my 77 years, but also very reliable and with the most genuine patient attitude known to exist. I am very honored to have him as my doctor and will continue to brag about him in the future.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2019

this is a very professional and caring group of Doctors. we have been very pleased with Doctor Porters care and totally trust him

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2019

I would have ranked Dr Porter as excellent in all categories

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2018

dr porter has been great

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2018

Great doctor, but long wait

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2018

I am extremely lucky to be under the care of Dr. Porter.

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2018

Dr. Porter is an extraordinarily competent, concerned, and generally outstanding specialist.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2018

Dr.Porter is always on time. very concern about his patient. always explain .

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2018

Dr. Porter's front desk staff was very kind and helpful.

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2018

Dr. Porter was very kind to my father and very respectful of his declining mental status

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2018

Dr. Porter listened to and answered my questions clearly.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2018

I was told to follow up a urologist for my problem. No specialist was available where I live on the west side. I had to drive to the east side, through rush hour traffic to see the first available doctor. I met with this doctor for the fist time, and because I was new, I did not feel that I was given the appropriate amount of patient care.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2018

each time I have an appointment with Dr. Porter, the medical staff is excellent and efficient and Dr. Porter is the best. I am extremely happy to have him as my urologist. I would recommend him highly to anybody.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2018

Dr. Porter is an excellent listener and is attentive to my questions and concerns. He answers all my questions and makes me feel very comfortable. He explains medications and his careful to explain when I should come back and if any more tests are necessary. I could not ask for a better physician.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2018

I asked Dr porter to have the interns leave the room before my exam, he quickly complied. well done Art

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2018

Dr. Porter is the best!! He listens, explains things in a way you can understand and he is just a great person to be around.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2018

one of the best run offices I have ever visited. Dr. Porter is great! I never feel rushed. I feel very comfortable discussing my medical care with him.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2018

Dr. Porter is a very Kind and caring physician

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2018

dr Porter is the best!

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2018

Dr Porter is the best Dr I have ever been to along with Dr Pinsero

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2018

I have been seeing Dr. Porter for the last 25 years. He is an excellent Doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2018

This was a horrible experience for me. I waited an hour until I got taken back into the office and then another 30-45 minutes until I was seen. I then was only with the doctor for 5 minutes. I felt like he was rushed and did not give me adequate care that I needed.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2018

I love my Doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2018

doctor wait 1 hour

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2018

Excellent experience all around. It was my first visit with Dr. Porter and I was very impressed with his demeanor, professionalism, and that of the entire staff.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2018

always a pleasure to visit Dr Porter

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2018

clear instructions, Dr. Porter is an excellent physician, a compassionate heart.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2018

Dr. Porter is excellent

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