Dr. Bob's Credentials And Background
Dr. Robert C. Porter has been the Chief Medical Director since July 2010 and President of Network Medical Review subsidiary since its founding in 1995. Over the past 30 years, Dr. Porter has cultivated an interdisciplinary career that encompasses the clinical practice of medicine, medical evaluation, healthcare management and academia. He is a noted industry speaker and widely published. He has held numerous positions in the private sector including the position of Medical Director, Pioneer Life Insurance Company of Illinois and President, National Health Services, Inc. Dr. Porter has served in the public sector as the Director, Outpatient Healthcare Services and Director and Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine and Occupational Medicine, Swedish American Hospital. From 2007 to 2010, he served as the Executive Director of Occupational Health Services for Sherman Health System. He holds the academic appointment of Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois, College of Medicine. His medical practice experience includes the emergency, occupational and insurance disciplines. Dr. Porter is board certified by the following organizations: American Board of Preventive Medicine Occupational Medicine; and American Board of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Porter did his residency at the Toronto Western Hospital. He received a B.S. and M.D. from the University of Toronto.