Surgical Treatments

Dr. Porter performs the full range of orthopaedic procedures. Here are some of the common surgeries that Dr. Porter performs.

See our Highlighted Surgeries and Services for information on highly specialized surgeries and Joint Arthroscopy, minimally invasive joint surgery, in which Dr. Porter has particular expertise.


  • Subacromial Decompression
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Instability Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Shoulder Replacement
  • Labral Tear Repair
  • Fracture Care


  • Complex Ligament Reconstruction for ACL Tears and PCL Tears
  • Cartilage Replacement Surgery including:
    • OATS
    • Carticel┬«
  • Medial Patellofemoral Ligament (MPFL) repair or reconstruction
  • Lateral Release
  • Meniscus Repair
  • Fracture Care


  • Removal of loose bodies
  • Synovectomy for Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Tennis Elbow Release
  • Fracture Care


  • Removal of Loose Bodies
  • Treatment of Ankle Impingement
  • Ankle Cartilage Repair
  • Synovectomy for Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Arthroscopic Assisted Ankle Fusion
  • Fracture Care


  • Labral Repair
  • Snapping Hip Syndrome Release
  • Hip Impingement Debridement