Dr. David Edward Porterfield

  • 43+ YEARS EXP


Dr. David Edward Porterfield Jr., DO, is an Emergency Medicine specialist in Elba, Alabama. He attended and graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1975, having over 43 years of diverse experience, especially in Emergency Medicine. He is affiliated with many hospitals including Mizell Memorial Hospital, Grove Hill Memorial Hospital, L V Stabler Memorial Hospital, Lawrence Medical Center, D W Mcmillan Memorial Hospital. Dr. David Edward Porterfield also cooperates with other doctors and physicians in medical groups including Covington Family Care Pc. Dr. David Edward Porterfield accepts Medicare-approved amount as payment in full. Contact Dr. David Edward Porterfield at 987 Drayton St to request Dr. David Edward Porterfield the information (Medicare information, advice, payment, ...) or simply to book an appointment.

Address: 987 Drayton St
Elba, Alabama 36323-1402

Doctor Profile


Full Name David Edward Porterfield Jr.
Gender Male
PECOS ID 1759287972
Sole Proprietor No - He does not own an unincorporated business by himself.
Accepts Medicare Assignment He does accept the payment amount Medicare approves and not to bill you for more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance.

Medical Specialties

  • Emergency Medicine (primary specialty)
  • Family Practice


  • 43+ years of diverse experience


  • Doctor of Osteopathic (DO)
    Doctor of Osteopathic
    Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O. or DO) is a professional doctoral degree for physicians and surgeons offered by medical schools in the United States. Holders of the D.O. degree have attained the ability to become licensed as osteopathic physicians who have equivalent rights, privileges, and responsibilities as physicians with a Doctor of Medicine degree (M.D.).

Education and Training

  • Dr. David Edward Porterfield attended and graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1975.


  • NPI #: 1417987041
  • NPI Enumeration Date: Monday, July 3, 2006
  • NPPES Last Update: Sunday, July 8, 2007

Quality Reporting

  • eRx - He does not participate in the Medicare Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program.
  • PQRS - He does report Quality Measures (PQRS). The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is a Medicare program encouraging health care professionals and group practices to report information on their quality of care. Quality measures can show how well a health care professional provides care to people with Medicare.
  • EHR - He does not use electronic health records (EHR). The Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program encourages health care professionals to use certified EHR technology in ways that may improve health care. Electronic health records are important because they may improve a health care professional's ability to make well-informed treatment decisions.
  • MHI - He does not commit to heart health through the Million Hearts initiative. Million Hearts is a national initiative that encourages health care professionals to report and perform well on activities related to heart health in an effort to prevent heart attacks and strokes.
  • MOC - He does not participate in the Medicare Maintenance of Certification Program. A "Maintenance of Certification Program" encourages board certified physicians to continue learning and self-evaluating throughout their medical career.

Language Spoken by Dr. David Edward Porterfield

  • English

Medical Licenses

Dr. David Edward Porterfield has been primarily specialized in Emergency Medicine for over 43 years of experience.
  • Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians / Emergency Medicine
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    Emergency Medicine
    An emergency physician focuses on the immediate decision making and action necessary to prevent death or any further disability both in the pre-hospital setting by directing emergency medical technicians and in the emergency department. The emergency physician provides immediate recognition, evaluation, care, stabilization and disposition of a generally diversified population of adult and pediatric patients in response to acute illness and injury.

Affiliated Hospitals

Medical Group Practice

  • Covington Family Care Pc

Practice Locations

987 Drayton St
Elba, Alabama 36323-1402
Office Hours:
  • Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

This doctor profile was updated by using the public dataset from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) which is publicized on Friday, December 20, 2013, and correspondent NPI information on the public NPPES record dated Sunday, July 8, 2007. If you found out that something incorrect and want to change it, please follow this Update Data guide.

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