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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 12/17/2019, 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 3.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

76 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Dr. Porter is the best!

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

I have recommended Dr Porter several times.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

There is no question Dr Porter, at EVERY visit, is communicating on a personal level and makes sure I clearly understand everything we discussed.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

The MD and staff were excellent. solving the issue that I have .

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

I love Dr. Porter!

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Dr. Porter is one the best providers I have visited. he is effective and caring.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

this appt was rescheduled doctor out of town

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

Dr. Porter did a great job helping me through a pretty nerve wracking procedure.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

Dr Porter was concerned, thorough, sensitive and encouraging. one of the best physician experiences that I have had.

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

Very good visit and enjoyed sharing stories with the doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

We have recommended Dr. Porter to others. I feel he is taking Very good care of me

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

Dr Porter is a wonderful doctor . Always friendly and thorough.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

Dr. Porter is an excellent provider. He is an asset to your organization.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

Dr Porter is very professional and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2019

I never have had a problem, scheduling with Dr. Porter office

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2019

Dr. Porter and his Staff are wonderful. I just referred a friend if mines to Dr. Porter, and she was very pleased with him!!

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2019

Great staff and friendly. Dr. Porter was easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

Seeing Dr. Porter is always a good experience.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

I have recommended Dr. Porter.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

I've been going to Dr. Porter for some time now. An excellent doctor and a great person to interact with.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

Art Porter is an asset to the CC. He takes the time to explain everything in lay terms, is genuine and has a sense of humor which I personally like in a provider.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

spent 45 minutes in exam room before Dr came in. I was 10 minutes early to appointment. took too long to schedule next appointment. other worker s sitting around doing nothing while I waited for next appointment.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

Dr. Porter has always been very respectful and courteous

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

l left a message for Dr. Porter but was told he has 48 hours to get back to me. I find that unacceptable.

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

Unbelievable how quick I was able to see the Doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

Dr. Porter was thorough and very kind and understanding of my situation. A typical Cleveland Clinic Doctor. AAA+++

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2019

Great experience! I was even seen by the doc over half an hour early.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2019

Dr.Porter is outstanding.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

I have seen Dr. Porter and each appointment was on time and each time his staff was very accommodating. and over all I would recommend him with a score of 100%

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

during previous appointments I have had very positive experiences with the dr but not this time. I had questions that I asked and was responded to in very short, undetailed statements. I felt like he didn't really care about my understanding of my symptoms. like he just wanted to say, "next please."

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

I believe Dr. Porter is an outstanding and caring doctor!

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

Dr Porter is one of the few doctors who takes the time to really listen.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

excellent I have already recommended Dr. Porter to several friends.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

I was facing a personal emergency and Dr. Porter's office was very kind to get me in so rapidly.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

Dr. Porter was professional, concerned and respectful of my concerns. Would highly recommend to anyone who needs a urologist.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

wonderful Doctor with a fabulous support team

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

outstanding Physician. I'm very lucky to have him as my Doc

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2019

Dr Porter was very professional, answered all my questions and made sure I understood all my options.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

I continue to say that I am so happy I found Dr. Porter. he is amazing and I feel very confident in his knowledge and care.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

I continue to recommend Dr. Porter and Glickman urology.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2019

Dr. Porter and his team do excellent job providing care

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

Dr. Porter has been a wonderful doctor for me and my parents. We have been treated by him for many years and we have valued his opinion and diagnose .

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

Dr. Porter did a very thorough examination and clearly is an expert.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019

Dr. Porter is an excellent physician, kind, compassionate.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2019

dr. porter was amazing I wouldn't be doing what I am today if it wasn't for him. I can't thank him enough for getting me started on something that needed to be srarted

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

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