OU Medicine News

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July 24, 2017

MATERNAL-FETAL MEDICINE SPECIALIST JOINS PRACTICE         

PorterBlake-MFM01      OKLAHOMA CITY – Blake W. Porter, M.D., a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, has joined the staff of OU Physicians. He has also been named an assistant professor with the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.

      Maternal-Fetal Medicine physicians -- also called perinatologists -- are obstetrician-gynecologists who completed additional training in the diagnosis, treatment and ongoing care of complicated pregnancies. Porter is specifically interested in working with patients with maternal congenital heart disease and diabetes, as well as twin gestations and fetal anomalies.

      Porter is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and board eligible in maternal-fetal medicine. He completed a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. He completed his residency and internship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He earned his medical degree at the OU College of Medicine.

      Porter is a Fellow of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Association for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Management. He is a Junior Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

      OU Physicians maternal-fetal medicine specialists see patients on the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Campus. For an appointment with an OU Physicians maternal-fetal medicine specialist, call (405) 271-5400.

      With more than 975 doctors and advanced practice providers, OU Physicians is the state’s largest physician group. The practice encompasses almost every adult and child specialty. Many OU Physicians have expertise in the management of complex conditions that is unavailable anywhere else in the state, region or sometimes even the nation. Some have pioneered surgical procedures or innovations in patient care that are world firsts.

      OU Physicians see patients in their offices at the OU Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and at clinics in Edmond, Midwest City, Lawton and other cities around Oklahoma. When hospitalization is necessary, they often admit patients to OU Medical Center. Many also care for their patients in other hospitals around the metro area. OU Physicians serve as faculty at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and train the region’s future physicians.