HospitalsPhysician & Surgeons
Porter Health Care System is known for all private patient rooms, its growing network of primary care physicians and specialists, the number of new physicians it has recruited to the region, and for accolades like: best hospital in Northwest Indiana, best place to work in NWIndiana, and best center for cancer care in NW Indiana.
Porter boasts the newest technology and patient-friendly design in the region with robotic surgery, low-dose CT scanners, and three fully equipped interventional cardiology and electrophysiology suites. It has one of the only Primary Stroke Centers designated by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Hospitals, one of the only Chest Pain Centers, and designated as a center of excellence for Orthopedic and Cardiac care by Anthem insurance. Porter also includes Chesterton Medical Center, Westchester Medical Group, Valparaiso Medical Center, and physician offices throughout NWI, Portage Medical Group, Porter Rehabilitation Services – three outpatient locations offering physical, occupational and speech therapy in Chesterton, Valparaiso and Portage. Center for Sleep Medicine in Portage, a Center for Digestive Health in Valparaiso, and Porter Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center in Valparaiso, a CareEXPRESS at the Chesterton Medical Center and Valparaiso Medical Center, Workforce Health, and fifty primary care physicians and specialists in Northwest Indiana. The physician group includes board certified internal medicine physicians, family medicine doctors, otolaryngologists, general surgeons, urologists, oncologists and pulmonologists.