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Michael K Porayko, MD, FAASLD


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

4.8 4.8 271 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

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


MD - University of Illinois Chicago, 1981
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


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.
Patient | February 12, 2018

He is GREAT dr.!
Patient | February 8, 2018

Wonderful doctor!
Patient | January 31, 2018

Patient | January 27, 2018

Dr. was great.
Patient | December 15, 2017

I have told people I knew to call and get an appointment with him
Patient | December 13, 2017

1-11. Awesome!
Patient | November 7, 2017

The nurse was great.
Patient | October 26, 2017

Dr. Porayko is an excellent provider.
Patient | October 24, 2017

Dr. Porayko has seen me through a lot. I have had excellent care under him. I owe him so very much. I have done so very well before and after my liver transplant. I am alive and doing very well.
Patient | October 19, 2017

He is a very capable and good doctor. We think he is very very friendly and caring.
Patient | October 18, 2017

Good _____.
Patient | October 13, 2017

Very satisfied with this doctor. Great listener for what you say.
Patient | September 25, 2017

He's very knowledgeable and takes time with each patient he sees. That's what I look for in a dr.
Patient | September 6, 2017

Always a great experience with my dr. He really cares for his patients.
Patient | September 6, 2017

It was all good.
Patient | August 30, 2017

Dr. Porayko is amazing. Knowledgeable, trustworthy, sympathetic, funny. I believe this may have been the best doctor's visit I've ever had.
Patient | August 28, 2017

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