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Michael K Porayko, MD, FAASLD


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

4.8 4.8 199 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

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Porayko is the best at his job and he cares about his patients..
Patient | October 22, 2018

Dr. Porayko is the best!
Patient | October 21, 2018

Always a pleasure for my visit during the last 5 years.
Patient | September 27, 2018

one of the best caregivers and staff that I've been to. AAA+++
Patient | September 19, 2018

I felt like all of my concerns, no matter how small, were addressed and fully explained in a very easy to understand way. I left with a thorough understanding of my condition and steps needed to improve my health. The extremely detailed printout I was given was very helpful and much appreciated.
Patient | September 18, 2018

Dr. Porayko is awesome.
Patient | September 11, 2018

The doctor did not have the medical records needed at the timeof my appointment which was very frustrating.
Patient | August 8, 2018

He is the very best.
Patient | July 30, 2018

Dr Porayko was great and spent a lot of time listening and explaining everything.
Patient | July 30, 2018

Dr. Michael Porayko is a great asset to Vanderbilt. He is very knowledgeable, caring & professional. I would highly recommend him.
Patient | July 19, 2018

Dr and staff were excellent.
Patient | June 2, 2018

Dr. Parayko is most considerate, professional physician I have ever encountered. He gave me and my family hope when we had none. He kept encouraging us to hold on, he saved my life. I definitely would encourage family and friends to see him for their health care.
Patient | May 27, 2018

over an hour late and acted like I wasted his time
Patient | May 21, 2018

Patient | May 21, 2018

Have recommended him and at least one has already met with him and is very pleased.
Patient | April 24, 2018

Very professional and very knowledgeable.
Patient | April 19, 2018

Patient | April 14, 2018

Been seeing Dr. Porayko for so long that he seems like family' He's great.
Patient | April 13, 2018

Dr. Porayko always treats us like family.
Patient | April 12, 2018

all good
Patient | April 9, 2018

Already stated in another box.
Patient | April 9, 2018

I look forward to my visit with the doctor & nurses.
Patient | April 8, 2018

I'm very pleased to be cared for by Dr. Porayko. Very comforting, caring, sympathetic, empathetic & knowledgeable man.
Patient | March 8, 2018

Patient | February 26, 2018

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