Wesley R. Porta, MD
Dr. Wesley R. Porta attended Southeastern Louisiana University, where he graduated with a B.S. in Biology. He attended the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans where he earned his M.D. in the spring of 2010. After moving north to attend the LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport, he performed a one-year Internship in General Surgery and a four-year Residency in Urology, completing his Residency in the spring of 2015. In his final year, he served as Chief Resident.
Dr. Porta is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, as well as a member of the American Urological Association, the Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association, and the Louisiana State Urological Association. He is board-certified with the American Board of Urology. He is licensed to practice in the state of Louisiana. Dr. Porta was a the first Urologist in the Baton Rouge area to perform The Urolift System, a minimally invasive approach that provides rapid relief and recovery of BPH symptoms.
A native of Baton Rouge, Dr. Wesley R. Porta returned home with his wife Leigh and three children: Parker, Hollis, and Landry, to join the Urology department at The Baton Rouge Clinic in the summer of 2015. In his free time, he enjoys golfing and hunting, and he is also an avid bass fisherman.
Do you have a frequent need to urinate?
Have a weak or slow urinary system?
You may be experiencing symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). This can be corrected by The Urolift System, a procedure that uses a minimally invasive approach to provide rapid relief and recovery of BPH symptoms.
Interested in the UroLift System? Schedule an appointment with Dr. Wesley Porta at 225-246-9240 to see if you qualify for the procedure.