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stethoscope CPR Courses

Posted in Classes & Events on April 19, 2019

American Heart Association CPR courses taught by certified instructors. May be geared to specific requirements. 802-388-4723

newborn baby and mother Breastfeeding Class

Posted in Classes & Events, Expectant Parent Classes on April 19, 2019

A two-hour evening class for new or expectant mothers to discuss the benefits of breastfeeding to mother and baby, deciding whether or not to breastfeed, returning to work, and more. Meets 6:00-8:00 p.m. See schedule for dates.  Pre-registration required. Your partner is ALWAYS welcome at the prenatal classes. Schedule and Registration Form (to print out and mail […]

preganant mom Condensed Weekend Expectant Parents’ Class

Posted in Classes & Events, Expectant Parent Classes, Support Groups on April 19, 2019

This weekend course covers pregnancy, labor, birth, breathing/relaxation skills, care of the newborn, and family changes. The class meets two mornings in one weekend. Meets 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday of one weekend. See schedule for dates. Pre-registration required. Your partner is ALWAYS welcome at the prenatal classes. Schedule and Registration Form (to print out […]

Sivan Cotel photograph Vermont Entrepreneur Sivan Cotel Joins UVM Health Network Board

Posted in News on April 4, 2019

BURLINGTON, VT – Sivan Cotel of Vergennes, VT has joined the University of Vermont Health Network Board of Trustees. He is Co-Founder and Director of Operations for Stonecutter Spirits in Middlebury and serves as Chair of the Board of Directors at UVM Health Network – Porter Medical Center.  Cotel was previously the Chief Operating Officer […]

UVM Health Network Porter Medical Center to Host State-wide Conference in Middlebury

Posted in News on April 1, 2019

MIDDLEBURY— The annual state-wide conference of the Vermont Chapter of the Association of Women’s Health and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) will be hosted by Porter Medical Center in Middlebury on April 4 at the Kirk Alumni Center at Middlebury College. The event will bring together nurses from throughout our region for a full day program featuring […]

Porter plans new cardiac rehabilitation services

Posted in News on December 13, 2018

MIDDLEBURY — Local residents who have experienced a heart attack, heart failure or heart surgery soon won’t have to travel outside Addison County for medical rehabilitation appointments. Porter Medical Center next spring will begin offering cardiac rehabilitation services at its Middlebury campus, a new service that’s expected to extend lives and offer greater convenience to […]

Porter to Welcome New General Surgeon to Community

Posted in News on November 1, 2018

MIDDLEBURY—UVM Health Network Porter Medical Center President, Dr. Fred Kniffin, has announced that Dr. Elya Vasiliou has accepted a general surgery position with the UVMHN Medical Group-Porter Medical Center and will start this December. “Dr. Vasiliou is a Johns Hopkins fellowship-trained head and neck surgeon and will continue Porter’s long tradition of outstanding general surgery […]

Search is on for new Porter Medical Center Leader

Posted in News on October 25, 2018

MIDDLEBURY — Porter Medical Center (PMC) on Monday officially launched its search for a new leader to replace Dr. Fred Kniffin, who will be vacating the post next spring to resume more fully his duties as an Emergency Department physician. The search is being guided by an 11-member committee led by former PMC Board Chairwoman […]

Sivan Cotel photograph UVM Health Network Porter Medical Center Elects New Slate of Board Officers

Posted in News on September 21, 2018

Middlebury–The UVM Health Network Porter Medical Center Board of Directors elected a new slate of officers at its monthly meeting in September. Elected to the position of board Chairman was Sivan Cotel, the Co-Founder and Director of Operations for Stonecutter Spirits. A craft spirits veteran focused on growing startups into businesses, Sivan was previously the […]

Dr. Fred Kniffin UVM Health Network Porter Medical Center Announces Plans for Leadership Transition

Posted in News on August 17, 2018

MIDDLEBURY—UVM Health Network Porter Medical Center Board Chair Maureen McLaughlin has announced that Porter’s President, Dr. Fred Kniffin, will step down from his leadership role next spring. The search for a new leader for Porter will begin shortly. “We will always be deeply grateful to Fred for answering our call two years ago and serving […]

Patient Stories

Posted in Orthopedics on July 5, 2018

High School graduate Andi Boe was well on her way to soccer season-high goal and assist totals last fall before suffering a season-ending injury in the fifth game of her senior year.

MyHealth Portal

Posted in Orthopedics on June 17, 2018

Our patients are able to access their health information, review test results and pay bills online via the Porter MyHealth Portal.