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Dr. Michael Porta

Surgical Intern

Michael Porta, DVM

Dr. Michael Porta is a surgical intern at Pieper Veterinary with special interests in soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries. He is originally from New Jersey and graduated from Cornell University in 2012 and earned his doctorate from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. He completed a rotating internship at Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital in addition to a surgery internship at Dallas Veterinary Surgery Center.

Dr. Porta lives with his fiancée, who is also a veterinarian currently pursuing an internal medicine residency at the University of Pennsylvania, along with his husky, Kiba, and Pyenees mix, Faye. In addition to veterinary medicine, he won two high school state football championships while in New Jersey and played college football for four years while at Cornell.

Special Interests:

  • Soft tissue surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery

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