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Christopher C Porter, MD

Gender
Male
Language
English

Primary Specialty

Hematology/Oncology


Education

Board Certification
Am Bd Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology)
Medical School:
Medical College of Georgia
Internship:
Vanderbilt Children's Hospital
Residency:
Vanderbilt Children's Hospital
Fellowship:
Childrens Hospital Colorado

Network


Introduction

Christopher Porter, MD, is a board-certified Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Porter currently serves as the Director of the Cancer Predisposition Clinic at the Aflac Cancer Center. Prior to his arrival at Children’s, he was on the faculty at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

Dr. Porter earned his medical degree from Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine in Augusta, Ga, prior to completing his residency in pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He then completed his post-doctoral training with fellowships in pediatric hematology/oncology and in biochemistry and molecular genetics, both at University of Colorado School of Medicine.

Research

Dr. Porter's lab studies mechanisms of carcinogenesis and treatment resistance, with the goal of developing novel therapeutic strategies to improve the care of children with cancer.

Learn more about Dr. Porter’s research lab.

Professional affiliations

  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American Society of Hematology
  • Children's Oncology Group

Locations

Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Egleston Hospital, 1405 Clifton Road NE Atlanta, GA 30322 Get Directions 404-785-1112

Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Scottish Rite hospital, 1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE Atlanta, GA 30342 Get Directions 404-785-7112

Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Medical Office Building at Scottish Rite hospital, 5461 Meridian Mark Road NE Suite 400 Atlanta, GA 30342 Get Directions 404-785-1112