Stacy Porter, MD

Stacy Porter, MD

Internal medicine doctor

Bio:   Dr. Stacy Porter received a B.A. from Harvard College, masters degrees from Cambridge University and Stanford, and a M.D. from Harvard Medical School.

She completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Stanford. She seeks to build collaborative relationships with patients with an emphasis on disease prevention and healthy lifestyle.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Porter enjoys photography, travel, and spending time with her husband and three young sons.
4.9 out of 5
349 Patient Ratings
167 Patient Comments

Menlo Medical Clinic in Menlo Park - 1300 Crane

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2016)
  • Residency: Stanford Hospital and Clinics (2015) CA
  • Internship: Stanford Hospital and Clinics (2013) CA
  • Medical Education: Harvard Medical School (2012) MA
4.9

Friendliness

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.9

Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

5.0

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.9

Recommended to others

4.8

Wait times

SHC Patient, Apr 2020

Dr/ Porter is ALWAYS consistent in her care & concern for my health - both physically & mentally

SHC Patient, Feb 2020

Dr. Porter is an excellent clinician. I trust her completely.

SHC Patient, Jan 2020

Dr Porter gave thorough excellent advise and execution

SHC Patient, Jan 2020

Dr. Porter rocks! Extremely thorough and knowledgable.

SHC Patient, Dec 2019

Very satisfied with Stacy Porter as my internist

SHC Patient, Dec 2019

Doctor was kind, supportive, helpful, and knowledgeable.

SHC Patient, Nov 2019

Dr. Porter is a wonderful and caring doctor.

SHC Patient, Oct 2019

Dr. Porter is fantastic. She is always on time & our visits are efficient but thorough. I feel lucky to have her as my PCP.

SHC Patient, Oct 2019

very good

SHC Patient, Oct 2019

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Oct 2019

Dr. Porter is wonderful!

SHC Patient, Oct 2019

over a very short time, I have become comfortable with Dr. Porter. I feel at ease and confident with her advice and analysis. We spoke freely about my ongoing lifestyle goals.

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4.9 out of 5
349 Patient Ratings
167 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Apr 2020

Dr/ Porter is ALWAYS consistent in her care & concern for my health - both physically & mentally

SHC Patient, Feb 2020

Dr. Porter is an excellent clinician. I trust her completely.

SHC Patient, Jan 2020

Dr Porter gave thorough excellent advise and execution

SHC Patient, Jan 2020

Dr. Porter rocks! Extremely thorough and knowledgable.

SHC Patient, Dec 2019

Very satisfied with Stacy Porter as my internist

SHC Patient, Dec 2019

Doctor was kind, supportive, helpful, and knowledgeable.

SHC Patient, Nov 2019

Dr. Porter is a wonderful and caring doctor.

SHC Patient, Oct 2019

Dr. Porter is fantastic. She is always on time & our visits are efficient but thorough. I feel lucky to have her as my PCP.

SHC Patient, Oct 2019

very good

SHC Patient, Oct 2019

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Oct 2019

Dr. Porter is wonderful!

SHC Patient, Oct 2019

over a very short time, I have become comfortable with Dr. Porter. I feel at ease and confident with her advice and analysis. We spoke freely about my ongoing lifestyle goals.

SHC Patient, Oct 2019

Dr. Porter is great

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

Really like my PCP - she's good about explaining her thought process to me

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

The best!!!!!!

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

Dr.Porter is the best Dr. I ever met.

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

Dr. Porter is an extremely good physician.

SHC Patient, Aug 2019

Dr. Porter is excellent

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

Dr. Porter is wonderful -- knowledgeable; takes time to explain what her recommendations are and why she made them; great "bedside" manner. Fabulous doctor!

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

Dr Porter really listened to me and did not make me feel rushed during the appointment. She was very engaged.

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

Dr. Porter is wonderful. I'm very glad that she's my primary care physician I couldn't be happier with her. Even though she's so much younger than I am, I always feel that she understands my concerns. And I actually enjoy my time with her, even though I'm usually somewhat frightened around doctors. Plus, she has a good sense of humor and laughs at my jokes...what's not to love?!

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

great

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

Dr. Porter is so wonderful.

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

Dr. Porter is a very competent doctor. And she is very easy to talk with.

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

Dr. Porter is one of the best physicians who have cared for me in my 60+ years of life.

SHC Patient, Jun 2019

Can't get much better than Dr. Porter.

SHC Patient, Jun 2019

Dr. Porter is very knowledgeable, caring, and supportive.

SHC Patient, Jun 2019

Dr. Porter is a great doctor. I know, I'm a doctor, too. She is outstanding!

SHC Patient, May 2019

Good experience with Dr. Porter. New patient.

SHC Patient, May 2019

Dr Porter is wonderful - so knowledgeable, kind, and compassionate. She is a superlative doctor!

SHC Patient, May 2019

Dr. Porter is very good at communicating and is compassionate as well as being a fine physician.

SHC Patient, May 2019

I feel an excellent connection with Dr. Porter

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

Dr. Porter is an amazing provider who is patient, knowledgeable and very caring.

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

Dr. Porter is clear, well informed and listens well.

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

My doctor for many, many years was Sarah Watson. Stacy Porter is her heir apparent - terrific!

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Dr. Porter is wonderful - personal, positive down to earth.

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Dr. Porter is an extremely gifted physician. I have complete confidence in her interest in listening to me and providing prompt informative recommendations. I consider myself vary fortunate to be among her patients.

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Dr. Porter has excellent communication skills!

SHC Patient, Feb 2019

Dr. Porter was attentive, compassionate and made decisions about next strps. vrry positive appointment.

SHC Patient, Feb 2019

Dr. Porter was wonderful, even though she's not my regular doc. She listened carefully about my symptoms and history of sinus infections and made helpful suggestions on what to do to try to avoid antibiotics if necessary, but still prescribed antibiotic if I really needed it after trying other methods of relief. She spent plenty of time with me and was very friendly and helpful.

SHC Patient, Feb 2019

Dr Porter is exceptional, she is patient, and extremely caring!!

SHC Patient, Jan 2019

I love Dr. Porter and would recommend her to anyone in need of a physician. She takes her time and is very thorough.

SHC Patient, Jan 2019

The doctor and supporting staff strongly exceeded my expectations.

SHC Patient, Jan 2019

I was very nervous about this visit, and Dr Porter put me right at ease. She was thoughtful, thorough, and collaborative as always. I've had several primary care doctors now, and I'm pretty picky, and Dr Porter is by far my favorite. I would gladly recommend her, and have done so.

SHC Patient, Dec 2018

Dr. Porter is outstanding in all regards. Personable, knowledgeable and compassionate. She takes care of all of my family numbering 10 and all are most pleased. I am a physician at Stanford and am so proud that she is one of us.

SHC Patient, Dec 2018

Dr. Porter is an outstanding doctor

SHC Patient, Nov 2018

Dr. Stacy Porter is excellent.

SHC Patient, Nov 2018

wonderful

SHC Patient, Nov 2018

Dr. Porter was very good, friendly and attentive. The room, however, could be warmer. The thermostat needs to be turned up.

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

Dr. Stacy Porter is one of the best doctors at Stanford!

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

I was at the doctor"s office for a once a year exam. I'm doing fine. There was not much we needed to discuss as I am okay.

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

Dr. Porter is very professional and very friendly at the same time. She is wonderful.

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

I'm very happy that Dr. Porter is my physician. She's great!

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

Dr. Porter is excellent caring and informed regarding health issues and new preventive measures.

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

Personable and caring.

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

Dr. Porter was excellent, and I would recommend her to anyone seeking a primary care physician.

SHC Patient, Sep 2018

NICE, FRIENDLY, SMILES, INFORMATIVE reassuring. The best of things I would wish for in a doctor.

SHC Patient, Sep 2018

Dr. Porter and the staff at the Menlo Clinic are absolutely amazing. I prefer the environment at this clinic over the clinics and services at the Palo Alto main campus! Puts them to shame

SHC Patient, Sep 2018

good

SHC Patient, Aug 2018

I saw my primary care physician, Dr. Stacy Porter. She was great; thorough, engaged, and attentive to my health and my concerns about changes in my health.

SHC Patient, Aug 2018

Dr. Porter is kind, sensitive, caring and knowledgeable. I feel fortunate to have her as my physician.

SHC Patient, Jul 2018

very polite, personal, engaging and didn't seem to be in a rush. felt she was dedicated to spending some time with me

SHC Patient, Jul 2018

Dr Stacy Porter is both caring and knowledgeable. she is an outstanding and highly professional physician.

SHC Patient, Jul 2018

Dr Porter is wonderful!

SHC Patient, Jul 2018

Dr Porter is excellent

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

I would see Dr. Porter again, very pleasant experience

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

Dr. Porter is excellent. I could not wish for a better physician. I am very please with her level of care and expertise.

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

Dr Stacy Porter is one of the best GPs who have treated me

SHC Patient, May 2018

Stacey Porter was excellent - a model provider!

SHC Patient, May 2018

good

SHC Patient, May 2018

It was my first visit with Dr. Porter, so I wouldn't generally recommend a doctor after only one visit, but I did feel that it was overall a very good experience.

SHC Patient, May 2018

Dr. Porter is really sweet. I like that she doesn't rush through my appointment and she laughs at my jokes. I feel genuinely liked by Dr. Porter.

SHC Patient, May 2018

Dr. Porter is excellent!

SHC Patient, Apr 2018

Both my husband and I really like Dr. S. Porter. I feel very confident in her ability to listen & help me. She is very "human."

SHC Patient, Apr 2018

top flight in all respects.

SHC Patient, Apr 2018

Dr. Porter is great!!! Awesome sense of humour and friendliness.

SHC Patient, Apr 2018

Dr. Porter, Stacy MD is best dr. I have.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr. Porter is an excellent communicator.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Moving out of the area and very sad to leave Stacy Porter - EXCELLENT doctor.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr Porter is excellent!

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

love Dr Porter, she is very approachable and down to earth

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

My doctor is excellent. The problem with your clinic is scheduling an appointment to see the doctor.

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

dr porter is one of best

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

Dr. Stacy was very busy with flu cases, but had time for me and even spent extra time to administer a memory test.

SHC Patient, Jan 2018

Both Dr. Porter & Dr. Bronk were kind, direct, listened well, & were reassuring while at the same time treating my situation seriously.

SHC Patient, Jan 2018

Dr Porter is my new doc taking over from K Traver. I am delighted to be one of her charges. She is an excellent communicator; excellent listener; and responds via MyHealth And I like her!!!!!

SHC Patient, Jan 2018

I've been seeing Dr. GUARDINO for over 20 years now, and I really trust him with my Medical needs.

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

Dr. Porter is great! She's exceptionally intelligent, she's extremely nice to me, and she takes great care of me! I'd definitely recommend Dr. Porter as a primary care provider to a friend or relative!

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

Dr. Porter was fantastic. I could tell she really cares about her patients, and is very thorough which I greatly appreciated. I would definitely recommend her to others.

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

The appointment felt a little rushed.

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

Dr. Porter is wonderful in all regards. My whole family raves about her care.

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

Very excited about Dr. Porter becoming my new internist.

SHC Patient, Nov 2017

I did feel a bit rushed. My 10 minutes were up and time to move on to the next patient

SHC Patient, Nov 2017

This was a first appointment with Dr. Porter and I felt very comfortable with her and with her knowledge and approach.

SHC Patient, Nov 2017

first meeting with Dr. Porter. I loved her!!! very caring like Dr. Watson was.

SHC Patient, Nov 2017

Dr. Stacy Porter is very polite and knowledgeable. Every time I visited her office i always can see a energetic, delight Dr. I respect and trust her because she treated patientwell: listen carefully, explain well and when she wants to make decision for me she would make very sure I understand that. She is a good Dr. and give me many warm feeling.

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

Dr. Porter is excellent, caring, well informed, excellent doctor.

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

Attentive good eye contact while on computer, she talked to me, not the computer - very important.

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

Dr. Stacy Porter has been wonderful from when I first saw Her. She makes sure you understand everything.

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

Dr. Porter is fantastic!

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

wonderful experience for my visit this time

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

this visit felt very rushed.

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

I really appreciate dr. porter!!!

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

This was my first visit with Dr. Porter, and I was very pleased with her open and caring attitude.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Dr. Porter spent a lot of time getting to know my health history in order to get up to speed on my care. She was caring, knowledgeable and thorough, and I have complete confidence in her.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Dr. Porter is one of the best doctors I have ever been to!!

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

The appoint,don't felt rushed.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Extremely satisfied with my first visit with Dr. Stacy Porter.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Enjoyed meeeting Dr. Porter. She was engaged and we had a great conversation. I feel confident I will be getting the best care I can from her. Thank you.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

The Dr. and I had a positive discussion about my health concerns and my plans for dealing with them. She made appropriate recommendations about preventive care that was needed (a complete physical in December, a pneumonia booster, weight loss and overdue colonoscopy).

SHC Patient, May 2017

Dr. Porter was not rushed. She gave me her full attention.

SHC Patient, May 2017

I have nothing but good things to say about Dr. Porter. I am extremely happy with her care. I have all good things to say about Dr. Porter. She is extremely professional, courteous, and sincere concern and interest about me the patient.

SHC Patient, May 2017

I was very impressed with Dr. Porter. She was very thorough, completely cleaned up my chart and I am very comfortable to have her as my new primary care doctor.

SHC Patient, May 2017

dr porter is outstanding!!

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Dr. Porter is excellent in every way. Her medical knowledge and thoroughness are excellent and her concern for the patient's welfare is evident. I am very fortunate to have found such an outstanding doctor to be my primary physician.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

I was a very happy, informed and confident patient. I would recommend this doctor to friends. She was very easy to talk to.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

knowledgeable and approachable physician.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

except my primary care provider is difficult to get appointment with if you are sick. OK if you want to schedule months in advance but not if you are ill

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

I'm very happy that Dr. Porter is now my new, primary doctor. She is very friendly, seems to truly care about her patients, and is a good listener.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Great eye contact and sincerity in discussions. Great professional manner.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Porter is awesome!

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

I am very impressed with the care which Dr. Porter provided during our initial meeting. She impressed me as knowledgeable and professional. I feel fortunate to be in the care of such a capable physician.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Porter is incredibly attentive, thorough, thoughtful, and clear. What a fabulous physician you've found! PLEASE try to keep her at the Menlo Clinic!!

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

The MD took the time to explain all I need to know about use of medication and time needed for getting better

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Porter is excellent and I am so glad I chose her as my primary physician. I also enjoyed my appointment with Dr. Marty Bronk on the same day. Both are excellent, caring physicians who take their time with you. Highly recommend!

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Exceptional in every way.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Really love Dr. Porter.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

As a new patient Dr. Porter took the time to listen to all my concerns and questions. She answered all my questions and made me feel at ease. My husband and I were so impressed with her compassion and knowledge. My husband was so impressed he is going to start using Dr. Porter also. I haven't been treated so thoughtful by a doctor in over 15 years.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

a first visit that secured this first visit with this physician- I had a recommendation by a friend and was pleased

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Doctor was really friendly and nice. Strong recommendation.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Porter is very good at communication and explanation.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

I really appreciated Dr. Porter seeing me on such short notice. She was great.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr. Porter is a gem, she is incredibly caring, compassionate and clinically excellent. She listened and supported me and allowed me to be honest about a recent event in my life; she was patient, listened and included me in the care plan. Wonderful!

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

dr. porter was fantastic, she brings real care to her practice and really works to understand the entire health background of her patients

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr.Porter is very professional and caring. I would highly recommend her to any potential patient.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr. Porter took her time with me and was very kind.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr. Stacy Porter is extremely bright, competent, and caring. I trust her and she talks to my education level which is very respectful. She is a great additional to Menlo Clinic.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Stacy Porter is an excellent doctor with a great bedside manner and who always makes me feel well cared for. She also makes educated, well thought-out treatment recommendations and includes me in the decision-making process. She is a great addition to the clinic.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Very rushed.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Stacy was wonderful, professional and very easy to talk to!

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

All were efficient and caring to my needs.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Stacy Porter was incredibly nice and made me feel comfortable. She did not seem rushed when with me.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

The professionalism and experience of the docs and the staff are exemplary and so personally delivered. Theirs is the gold standard of dispensing medical care.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

good

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Excellent - Very knowledgeable and caring - Will definitely recommend Dr. Porter to family and friends.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

I am happy with my doctor.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr. Porter is very professional and caring. I would highly recommend her to any potential patient.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Thank you.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

This was a visit to establish patient/doctor relationship. She was knowledgeable, very thorough and I feel confident in her ability to manage my care. She's very approachable.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

I was tremendously impressed with the doctor and her care. I have been with my primary doctor for over a decade, but she relocated and I was mistaken to think I would not find another doctor as good. I think I hit the jackpot!!

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Both doctors I saw were new to me and they were excellent. I just became deaf due to problems with my health and my two daughters worked with the doctors to give them information about me and tell me later what they said.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Given all the doctors I've seen over my life, Dr. Porter is easily one of the best (if not THE best!) doctor I've ever been to: She is very personable, nice, and exceptionally intelligent. She relates very well to a patient's needs and concerns; is a great listener; obviously has a very deep and extensive knowledge to draw upon; and, above all, is very honest. I feel very fortunate to have her as my primary care provider!

SHC Patient, May 2016

I was comfortable / fully informed / well cared for / and enjoyed my visit

SHC Patient, May 2016

This was my first time meeting Dr. Stacey Porter, and she is wonderful!! Love her as my new doctor!!

SHC Patient, May 2016

I liked Dr Porter and her easy, professional, comfortable demeanor

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Porter really listens and treats you so that whatever symptoms you have you get relief from rather than just ordering unnecessary tests as previous doctor did

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Porter is a very caring doctor who wants best for her patient. she takes and goes extra miles to ensure that appropriate care is given and gives extra time to patient and family to ensure understanding of condition, treatment, follow-ups and procedures. She's a gem!

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Excellent doc -

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

I met with Dr Stacy Porter. She was both thorough and very caring. This was my first visit, to the Internal Medicine Department. I am very happy to have switched from PAMF Mountain View to the Menlo Clinic.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr. Porter is excellent.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

It was my first visit with Dr. Porter. Had not been in for 6 years and previously had Dr. Seth Weissman as my PCP, who I really liked. Dr. Porter took the time to take a thorough history and I never felt she was rushed.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

I come from a medical background and spent 20 years working at Stanford Med. Cntr, so I do not need explanation of medical terminology but this clinic is excellent.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Care provider (Dr. Porter) was very considerate. No medications were prescribed at this visit. She explained her reasoning for a referral and it made sense to me.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

I appreciate she covered much more than I expected or anticipated. I'm very happy with the care I received. Thank you!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

First appointment, so need more visits to be able to recommend to others - but good.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Porter was amazing. She's friendly, took the time to answer my questions, stayed on schedule and explained everything very well.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

This was a WONDERFUL Doctor. Truly. I have never been to an office before where they were so understanding and actually listened to what I had to say. She gave me a huge amount of information (which I loved) and was real with me about my condition. I am so happy to have her as my primary Doctor.