Meet Dr. Porter


  • 2006-present: Staff Anesthesiologist Sierra Ambulatory Surgery Center (SASC), Grass Valley, CA
  • 1998-present: Staff Anesthesiologist Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital (SNMH), Grass Valley, CA
  • 1996-1998: Staff Anesthesiologist Anaheim Memorial Medical Center, Anaheim, CA


  • 1996-present Diplomat American Board of Anesthesiology


  • 1992-1996: Anesthesia Residency University of California, Irvine Medical Center
  • 1990-1992: Surgical Internship University of California, Irvine Medical Center
  • 1986-1990: State University of New York, Stony Brook, School of Medicine
  • 1982-1986: Adelphi University, BS Biology/Psychology, Garden City, NY


  • American Society of Anesthesiology
  • California Society of Anesthesiology
  • American Academy of Pain Management
  • American Medical Association


  • 2006-present: Anesthesia and Medical Director, SASC
  • 2008-present: President Grass Valley Volunteer Firefighters Association
  • 2008-present: Head Varsity Coach, Gold Country Lacrosse Club, Board Member
  • 2002-2008: SNMH Advanced Cardiac Life Support Medical Director/Instructor
  • 2002-2005: Chief Anesthesia Service SNMH
  • 1995-1996: Chief Resident UC Irvine Department of Anesthesiology
  • 1985, 1986: Adelphi University Division 1 Lacrosse, Captain, MVP, Academic All American
  • 1982-1986: Adelphi University Bachelors of Science, Magna Cum Laude

Dr. Porter and his wife Renee have resided in Grass Valley since 1998. The Porters enjoy bringing up their daughter in the beautiful foothill communities. He is invested in Nevada Counties youth through his coaching, and the communities health and safety through his involvement as a Grass Valley Volunteer Firefighter. He is an avid outdoor enthusiast and enjoys mountain biking, hiking and skiing. Dr. Porter is committed to excellence in both his Pain Management and Anesthesia practices and looks forward to the future of medicine in Nevada County.