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Gail Porat, MD

Gail Porat, MD Physician

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Porat is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Gastroenterology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Gastroenterology, 2011
  • Internal Medicine, 2007

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Gastroenterology

    Pennsylvania Hospital Farm Journal Building, 4th Floor 230 West Washington Square Philadelphia, PA 19106 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of Pennsylvania Hospital

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency: Temple University Hospital
Fellowship: Temple University Hospital

Memberships

American College of Gastroenterology, National American Gastroenterological Association, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Porat is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

McKenna Thomas, Macgill Alice, Porat Gail, Friedenberg Frank K: Colonoscopy preparation: polyethylene glycol with Gatorade is as safe and efficacious as four liters of polyethylene glycol with balanced electrolytes. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 57 (12): 3098-105,2012.

Adamcewicz Margaret, Bearelly Dilip, Porat Gail, Friedenberg Frank K: Mechanism of action and toxicities of purgatives used for colonoscopy preparation. Expert Opinion on Drug Metabolism & Toxicology 7 (1): 89-101,2011.

Academic Contact Info

Farm Journal Building, 4th Floor
230 W. Washington Square

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)