Porta Jr., Mark Douglas M.D.

Mark Douglas Porta Jr., M.D.

Gastroenterologist

Ages Treated: 18+

Quick Facts:

  • Virtual Telemedicine Visits Available, Call For Details
  • Board Certified Gastroenterologist
  • Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Performs Colonoscopies

Mark Douglas Porta Jr., M.D. Practices at the Following Locations

Baton Rouge, LA – Jefferson Hwy 9103 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70809 (225) 927-1190 Book an appointment at this location
"$000 - $000",

About Mark Douglas Porta Jr., M.D.

Why did you choose to specialize in Gastroenterology?

I chose Gastroenterology because I enjoy the opportunity to interact and speak with patients on a daily basis. I believe this subspecialty provides both a medical and surgical approach to treatments. The procedural modalities available allow for both treatment and preventative therapies as well. I enjoy taking part in the evolution within the field of gastroenterology and look forward to seeing what the future holds.

Do you have a specialty of interest within GI?

No specific interest within GI at present.

Where did you study?

I went to Louisiana State University and graduated with a bachelors in basic science. I attended medical school at Louisiana State University in New Orleans from 2008-2012. I received my Internal Medicine training at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge from 2012-2015. I completed subspecialty training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Louisiana State University in Shreveport from 2015-2018.

What certifications do you hold?

Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Board Eligible in Gastroenterology

What do you and your family enjoy doing in your spare time?

On my days off, I enjoy spending time with my wife, family, and friends. My passion outside the field of medicine is music. I have played electric and acoustic guitar for over 20 years and counting. I also enjoy playing golf and tennis.

Please list your professional affiliations.

American College of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterology Association
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy