CastleConnolly.com lists doctors who have been recommended by other doctors and screened by our physician-led research team. A portion of the website is free and a portion requires a membership fee. Vitals.com offers extensive information on doctors, but they are not screened. The site is free. Healthgrades offers detailed reports on a doctor’s training and for a fee. ABMS.org offers information on a doctor’s board certification.
Annette G. Porter, MD
Specialty: Family Medicine
Location and Office HoursSouthern Family Health Clinic
1376 Brickyard Rd Ste 5
Chipley, FL 32428
- BlueCross Blue Shield of Florida
- BlueCross BlueShield
- Great-West Healthcare Cigna
- United Healthcare
- Northwest Florida Community Hospital
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