Russell T. Porter, MD

Russell T. Porter, MD

Russell T. Porter, MD

Dr. Porter has a very eclectic list of experiences prior to his deciding on Family Practice Medicine. He served in the United States Navy until 1984 after which he went to work with Microsoft designing software applications. During the years 1988 and 1991 he worked for Polar Research Labs, which required several trips to the Arctic Circle for logistics and research support. In addition he has been a fire fighter, EMT, and ran his own advertising business. In 1998 he graduated from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He completed his residency in 2001 at Michigan State University, Saginaw Cooperative Hospitals. He is Board certified in Family Practice. Dr. Porter is a private pilot. He is a sports enthusiast, including snow boarding, wake boarding, golfing, mountain biking, and sky diving. Dr. Porter is married and has two children.





Accepting new patients:

I am accepting new patients.

Primary Specialty:

Family Practice

Undergraduate Education:

Old Dominion University : 1987

Medical Education:

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine : 1998


Michigan State University, Saginaw : 2001

Board Certifications:

American Board of Family Medicine : 2001
Recertified 2018

In Practice Since:



California Academy of Family Practice : 2002
American Academy of Family Practice : 2002

Honors and Awards:

Louis E. Zeile Scholarship Award for Outstanding Junior Resident : 2000
Certificate of Honor for Excellence in teaching and dedication to medical education : 1998