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Joshua Port, MD

Dr. Port is an orthopedic surgeon in the Altoona area. He is affiliated with Nason Hospital and 3 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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22 doctors
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Dr. Port saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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11 doctors
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Dr. Port saw more arthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Port saw more obesity patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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3 doctors
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Dr. Port saw more rotator cuff syndrome patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Port saw more rotator cuff tear patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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9 doctors
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Dr. Port saw more osteoarthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Port saw more torn meniscus patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Port saw more frozen shoulder patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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7 doctors
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7 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Port saw more sprained joint patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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Dr. Port saw more sprained shoulder patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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Dr. Port saw more pinched nerve patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Port saw more sprained knee patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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4 doctors
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Dr. Port saw more broken bone patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Port saw more patellar tendonitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Port saw more joint dislocations patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Port saw more broken arm patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Port saw more synovial cyst patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Port saw more broken collar bone patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Port saw stress fracture patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Blair County area. Learn more.
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21 doctors
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21 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Port saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Blair County area. Learn more.

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20 doctors
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20 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Port saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Blair County area. Learn more.

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Dr. Port saw more tendon rupture patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Port saw more chondromalacia patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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13 doctors
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12 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Port saw spine condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Blair County area. Learn more.

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9 doctors
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9 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Port saw more neuropathy patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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Dr. Port saw more sprained leg patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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9 doctors
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9 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Port saw more peripheral neuropathy patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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1 doctor
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Dr. Port saw sprained neck patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Blair County area. Learn more.
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1 doctor
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1 doctor
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Dr. Port saw more sprained hip patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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4 doctors
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4 doctors
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Dr. Port saw more tendonitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Blair County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Repeat knee replacement rate

Dr. Port’s repeat knee replacement rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Port’s rate < 1%
Predicted rate 1%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a lower rate of repeat knee replacement to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

If you need a knee replacement, chances are you only want to have the procedure once. But some people need to have knee replacements done over again, sometimes due to prosthetic damage or infection from a first surgery. Not only is there pain, inconvenience, additional cost, and recovery time associated with a second surgery, but studies have also shown that the rate of complications after a revision of a knee replacement surgery is greater than for a primary knee replacement.

To help you understand how Dr. Port’s rate of repeat knee replacement compares to a typical doctor’s:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Port’s primary knee replacements resulted in a second knee replacement within 90 days of the first one— we call this their repeat knee replacement rate.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform primary knee replacements, using a statistical model to predict the repeat knee replacement rate for patients like Dr. Port’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Port’s rate of repeat knee replacement is lower than, similar to, or higher than the predicted rate.

This prediction is adjusted based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients will have a different predicted rate than one who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Port sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Office
3000 Fairway Dr
Altoona, PA 16602
161 miles away
Voc Surgical Services
101 Regent Ct
State College, PA 16801
144 miles away
Office
125 Willow Grove Dr
Everett, PA 15537
155 miles away
Office
1100 W High St
Ebensburg, PA 15931
178 miles away

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Credentials
  • UPMC Medical Education Program
    RESIDENCY
  • Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1988

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Port is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Nason Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • UPMC Altoona
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • UPMC Bedford Memorial
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Tyrone Hospital
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Choice Health
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Optima Health
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield