Laura Porterfield, MD

Laura Porterfield, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Porterfield joined UTMB Health's Department of Family Medicine in August of 2014. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine.

Dr. Porterfield earned a Doctor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, and completed a residency with the UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program with a concentration in Behavioral Medicine. 

Dr. Porterfield has lived all over the world, from Latin America to parts of Asia, and her interests include tropical medicine, international health, holistic care, behavioral and integrative medicine, women’s health, and preventative medicine.  Dr. Porterfield chose family medicine because she enjoys the challenge of caring for people across the full spectrum of life-stages with their various health needs and because she believes in the importance in caring for the whole person, whole families, and whole communities. 

Practice Location(s):

Primary Care Pavilion
400 Harborside Dr.
Suite 104

Appointment Line:
(409) 772-2166

Fax Number:

(409)772-2663

Hours:
Monday-Friday,
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Extended Hours:

Wednesdays,
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

After Hours
Appointment Line:

(409)772-2222

and

6710 Stewart Road, Suite 100
Galveston, Texas 77551

Appointment Line:
(409) 740-4030 or
(409) 772-2166

Fax Number:
(409) 740-4187

Hours:
Monday-Friday,

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Extended Hours:
Tuesday Only,
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


After Hours
Appointment Line:

(409)772-2222
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