Michael J. Porter, M.D.

Specialties:

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Silver Cross Health Connection

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Dr. Michael Porter earned his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1998 followed by an internship and residency specializing in internal medicine at Loyola University Medical Center.

His training at Loyola continued with fellowships in both cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. In addition to his clinical training, he completed a post-doctoral research program in cardiac gene translation at Loyola University in Chicago. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Dr. Porter has dedicated his career to the treatment of complex arrhythmias using the technique of catheter ablation. His primary areas of interest include catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, SVT, and atrial flutter. His clinical expertise extends to implantation and management of implantable cardiac devices including defibrillators, pacemakers, and cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT). He is also an experienced practitioner in laser lead extraction.

In addition to clinical practice, Dr. Porter has been involved in a variety of research projects and publications involving catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation, antiarrhythmic drug therapy, and implantable cardiac devices (pacemakers, defibrillators, and CRT).

Contact Information

Heart Care Centers of Illinois

Locations

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Gender:

Male

Education

1998
University of Cincinnati

Residency

2001
Loyola University Medical Center

Fellowship

2005
Loyola University 2006
Loyola University Medical Center

Board Certified

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Other Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Accepting Referrals

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.