Dr. Portal provides personalized and comprehensive care for adults in the south shore community. As a full-service primary care physician in internal medicine, Dr. Portal assists his patients from wellness checks to complex disease management.
Caring for his patients when they need them most, Dr. Portal visits his patients at Brandon Regional Hospital and South Bay Hospital. He will also have physician privileges at St. Joseph's Hospital-South when they open in 2015.
Dr. Portal provides customized care for patients with:
- High blood pressure and hypertension
- High cholesterol
- Cardiovascular diseases
- Nutrition and weight management
Dr. Portal is board certified in internal medicine and completed his residency at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. He practiced medicine as a general surgeon for 10 years in Cuba before escaping to the U.S. for a better life.
His extensive medical background as a surgeon allows him to assist his patients in his office with:
- Wound care
- Treatment of skin lesions
- Varicose veins
- EKG tests
Following several years of working for various hospital groups in the Tampa Bay area, Dr. Portal opened his own medical practice in 2014 in Riverview. He and his family reside in the Panther Trace community in Riverview, FL.