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Porter, William Edward, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.77 out of 5 | 173 reviews
Urogynecology | Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Novant Health Urogynecology - Charlotte
(704) 316-1120
Ratings
4.77
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.81
Your confidence in this care provider
4.81
Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
4.80
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.76
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.82
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
4.82
Degree to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand
4.76
Amount of time the care provider spent with you
4.79
Information the care provider gave you about medications (if any)
4.78
Instructions the care provider gave you about follow-up care (if any)
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Comments
Patient Comments 18 reviews
February 24, 2020
I've been dealing with this urinary trigger urges since I was a teenager and now its adjuncts to getting older and age related bladder issues Of stress and urge incontinence, over the years I've had pelvic floor PT and spent Ridiculous amount of time and money with little to no improvement. Dr. Porter listened to me. Dr. Porter did not make me feel like I was a complete idiot for having this since I was a teenager. He told me that I was normal, and it happens. It was the first time ever I've had a doctor understand what I was going through. In my 50 years of life, this was by far the best doctors appointment I've ever had. I felt validated, respected, and I believe together, finally, I may see relief. Thank you Dr Porter.
-Patient in FORT MILL, SC

February 16, 2020
Dr. Porter is a very good physician. I am 72 and get very confused and can not think when I see most doctors. I forget what I am talking about in midstream....I really do. Dr. Porter tries his best to follow me, and asks lots of questions to understand me. He is really good at listening and telling me in lay person terms, options
-Patient in MONROE, NC

February 11, 2020
Excellent care. Professional and friendly. Made me feel at ease. Great listener
-Patient in INDIAN LAND, SC

November 27, 2019
Dr. Porter has been great. He's always friendly and encouraging and answers any questions I may have.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

November 25, 2019
*Dr. Porter was one a scale of 1-10 (ten being top) a 15.
-Patient in WAXHAW, NC



Appointments
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Practice locations
Novant Health Urogynecology - Charlotte
(704) 316-1120
Novant Health Urogynecology - Langtree
(704) 384-7101
Novant Health Urogynecology - Prosperity Church
(704) 316-1120


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Education
Medical School:
Wayne State University
(1996)

Internship:
University of Cincinnati 1997

Residency:
University of Cincinnati 2000

Fellowship:
University of Tennessee Health Sciences 2003

Board Certifications:
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Female Pelvic Medicine and Rec


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William E. Porter, MD, is a highly skilled surgeon and urogynecologist with many years of experience successfully treating women's health problems. His training and years of experience help him combine the elements of gynecology, urology and pelvic reconstructive surgery to provide patients with the most accurate diagnoses and comprehensive treatment options available. Dr. Porter has conducted extensive urogynecologic research and trained physicians in the field in advanced urogynecologic surgical techniques. Dr. Porter specializes in minimally invasive surgery to treat pelvic floor disorders such as urinary incontinence, cystoceles and uterine prolapse. Dr. Porter is committed to using the latest and most effective treatments available.

Gender: Male