Lauren P. Porras

Lauren P. Porras, MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Primary Care Sports Medicine

UNC Orthopaedics (Carolina Pointe II)
6011 Farrington Road
Suite 201
Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Appointments
Phone: (984) 962-6637
Referral Fax: (919) 966-7956

Provider Office
Phone: (919) 966-7095
Fax: (919) 966-6730

  • MD: University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
  • Residency: Duke University Medical Center – Family Medicine
  • Fellowship: University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill: Primary Care Sports Medicine

Clinical

  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Ultrasound-Guided Injections
  • Pre-participation Electrocardiogram Screening
  • Health Issues affecting Female Athletes

Research

  • Pre-participation ECG Screening and Training
  • Accuracy of Ultrasound-Guided Injections
2015 – present Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery; UNC School of Medicine
May 2014 – LECOCQ Award for Outstanding Senior Resident Talk, Durham, NC
June 2013 – Appleseed Teaching Award 2013
April 2010 – American College of Physicians Poster Presentation Contest

Journal Articles

Porras L, Drezner J, Dotson A, Stafford H, Berkoff D, Chung EH; Kunal Agnihotri, MS. 2016 May-Jun. Novice interpretation of screening electrocardiograms and impact of online training. J Electrocardiol. 49(3):462-6.

Lauren Porras, MD, Harry Stafford, MD, Jonathan Drezner, MD, Eugene Chung, MD, Dave Berkoff, MD, Andrea Dotson, MSPH. 2015. Accuracy of Novice Interpretation of Pre-participation Screening Electrocardiograms and Improvement with Online Training In Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. 25(2). p174–209.

Porras L, Boggess B. 2014. Economic Analysis of Image-Guided Intra-articular Hip Injections.

Presentations and Speeches:

Porras L: Heat Stroke, Syncope and Sudden Death. Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Conference; Chapel Hill, NC; April 2017.

Porras L: Speaker at Pediatric Grand Rounds at UNC; Pediatric Concussion; Chapel Hill, NC; April 2017.

Porras L: Accuracy of Novice Interpretation of Pre-participation Screening Electrocardiograms and Improvement with Online Training. AMSSM National Meeting; Hollywood, FL; April 2015.

Porras L: Geriatric Grand Rounds on Shoulder Pain In A Geriatric Population. Duke University Geriatric Grand Rounds, Durham, NC; May 2014.

Porras L: Scarier Than Acne: Chronic Shoulder Pain Caused By P.Acnes Septic Arthritis. Califf Medicine Research Award, Durham, NC. June 2014

Porras L: Scarier Than Acne: Chronic Shoulder Pain Caused By P.Acnes Septic Arthritis; AMSSM National Meeting, New Orleans, LA. April 2014

Porras L: Economic Analysis of Image-Guided Intra-Articular Hip Injections. Califf Medicine Research Award, Durham, NC; June 2013

Porras L: Economic Analysis of Image-Guided Intra-Articular Hip Injections. AMSSM National Meeting, San Diego, CA; April 2013

Porras L: Economic Analysis of Image-Guided Intra-Articular Hip Injections. NC American College Of Physicians Meeting; February 2013

Porras L: Presentation of Doxycycline Sclerosis of A Morel-Lavallee Lesion of The Knee. AMSSM National Meeting, Atlanta, GA; April 2012

Oral Presentations

Porras, L: Sports Medicine Conference. October 2016.

Refereed Journals:

Porras L, Drezner J, Dotson A, Stafford H, Berkoff D, Chung EH; Kunal Agnihotri, MS. 2016 May-Jun. Novice interpretation of screening electrocardiograms and impact of online training. J Electrocardiol. 49(3):462-6.

Non-Referred Journals:

Porras L, Berkoff D. 2015. The Benefits of Ultrasound Guided Injections. Sports Medicine Today Winter 2015. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. 9 February 2016. http://www.sportsmedtoday.com/pdfs/SMT_Winter2015.pdf

National and Regional Presentations:

Eugene H. Chung, MD, FHRS, Joshua Roark, MD, Justin Vandermolen, MD, Wanda Reed, BA, Lauren Porras, MD, Joshua Berkowitz, MD and Harry C. Stafford, MD. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC: The Newest ECG Criteria for Athletes Improve Specificity in a Cohort of Black Athletes; Heart Rhythm 2017

Porras, Lauren, MD: Elevated Pre-Season BESS Scores Predictive of Development of Lower Extremity Injuries in Division 1 Football Players; AMSSM 2017

Porras L, Stafford H, Drezner J, Chung E, Berkoff DJ, Dotson A. Novice Interpretation of Pre-participation Screening Electrocardiograms and Improvement With Online Training. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, March 2015.

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