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Michael Karl Porayko, MD, FAASLD

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Professor of Medicine; Chief of Hepatology; Director of Philanthropy in Hepatology

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4.8 4.8 179 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Gastroenterology
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Hepatology and Liver Diseases
Liver Transplant

Board Certificates

Transplant Hepatology - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2006
Gastroenterology - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1987
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1984

Education

MD - University of Illinois Chicago, 1981
FAASLD
Fellowship - Mayo Clinic, 1988
Fellowship - Lahey Clinic, 1987
Research Fellowship - Michigan State University Associated Hospitals, 1985
Residency - Michigan State University Associated Hospitals, 1984
Internship - Michigan State University Associated Hospitals, 1982

Location(s)

Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Center
Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Center
1301 Medical Center Drive
Suite 1660
Nashville, TN 37232
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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Everyone has showed they care.
Patient | June 6, 2017

Dr. & staff were wonderful!
Patient | May 24, 2017

Already recommended to people.
Patient | May 10, 2017

Very knowledgeable and seemed very caring & genuine. Took plenty of time which is unusual for doctors.
Patient | April 21, 2017

Dr Porayko is one of the finest Care providers I have ever met. His professional knowledge and general caring for his patients is 2nd to none. I credit him with saving my life.
Patient | April 12, 2017

The best!! Dr. Parayco was very kind and helpful! He also wrote an excellent letter that was mailed to him!
Patient | April 10, 2017

very worthwhile visit and understanding of my condition and what I, as a patient, can do to improve up on my health.
Patient | March 27, 2017

Doc who says the book says it don't hurt, yet my live is 19.6 my spleen at 14 cm. my prostrate is swollen. Back up like 5 pm rush hour but it don't hurt the book said. No this visit.
Patient | March 21, 2017

Very satisfied!!
Patient | March 20, 2017

Very satisfied
Patient | March 4, 2017

Expressed concern about blood pressure dr. talked with me and changed my prescription.
Patient | March 3, 2017

well pleased
Patient | February 28, 2017

I have been seeing Dr. Porayko since Jan. 2007 and had liver transplant in Nov. 2007. He is the greatest physician I have ever had. The transplant team saved my life and I will never be able to thank them enough.
Patient | February 5, 2017

Dr. made me feel like he had all the time in the world to spend with me.
Patient | February 1, 2017

Provider apologized for being late... Who does that!? He spent time with my whole family and answered our questions. Did NOT rush us.
Patient | January 14, 2017

Always talk and listen to what I have to say. Always friendly.
Patient | January 13, 2017

Very happy with Dr. Porayko.
Patient | December 30, 2016

Very good.
Patient | December 2, 2016

Good.
Patient | December 1, 2016

very good.
Patient | November 13, 2016

Very knowledgeable, caring, patient, and friendly. Far exceeded my expectations. Couldn't have been happier with any doctor.
Patient | November 3, 2016

Best team ever! I am blessed!
Patient | November 3, 2016

love Vanderbilt
Patient | October 25, 2016

Entire experience was excellent
Patient | October 25, 2016

Dr. Porayko is simply the best!
Patient | October 25, 2016

I have seen other doc's for my condition and never really received any valuable info until seeing Dr. Porayko.
Patient | October 6, 2016

Dr. & nurse (3) assistants were top-notch with me!!!
Patient | August 25, 2016

We liked that he spent plenty of time with me and my family answering our many questions - He was excellent!
Patient | August 23, 2016

they are always helpful to offer an answer for your question.
Patient | August 15, 2016

We appreciated Dr. Porayko spending time answering our questions about a liver transplant.
Patient | August 10, 2016

I have been seeing Dr. Porayko since 2006 and he has never disappointed me personally or medically outstanding -
Patient | August 4, 2016

Extremely good care & concern.
Patient | July 21, 2016

Very confident in Dr. Poranko.
Patient | July 14, 2016

Finally I had a doctor who knew the ins and outs of my condition and he gave me confidence that I wasn't on the verge of dying nor would I need a liver transplant. I needed change in my meds and need to lose more weight even though I've already lost 50 lbs.
Patient | June 29, 2016

Very knowledgeable, kind and level of concern - very thorough in his review that my primary Dr. forwarded.
Patient | June 23, 2016

Gave me good information with the information he had at this time and listed to my feed back very well.
Patient | June 22, 2016