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Mercedes Porosnicu, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

73 Ratings
13 Comments
 

Mercedes Porosnicu, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Head and Neck Cancers, Head and Neck Oncology

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-5440
Department: 336-716-8664

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Additional Languages

French, Romanian

Education & Training

  • M.D., Inst Medicine Lasi-Romania, 1987
  • Residency, Suny-Buffalo Affil Hosps, 1998
  • Fellowship, Hematology And Oncology, University of Miami, 2001
  • Fellowship, University of Miami, 2002
  • Fellowship, University of Miami, 2003

Memberships

  • Am Assn Of Cancer Research
  • Am Soc of Clinical Oncology

NPI Number

  • 1417903584
Mercedes Porosnicu, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

73 Ratings
13 Comments
 

Mercedes Porosnicu, M.D.

Associate Professor, Hematology & Oncology
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

Research Interests

Vesicular stomatitis Indiana virus; Pentosyltransferases; Cytosine Deaminase; Mice, Inbred BALB C; Genetic Vectors
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-4392 | Department: 336-716-8664

Recent Publications

Reirradiation for second primary or recurrent cancers of the head and neck: dosimetric and outcome analysis. Garg S, Kilburn JM, Lucas JT Jr, Randolph D, Urbanic JJ, Hinson WH, Kearns WT, Porosnicu M, Greven K.. Head Neck. 2016;38(Suppl 1):E961-E969.

Retrospective analysis of cisplatin nephrotoxicity in patients with head and neck cancer receiving outpatient treatment with concurrent high-dose cisplatin and radiation therapy [abstract]. Porosnicu M, Faig J, Taylor RC, Porosnicu KAR, Murea M, Bonomi M, Greven KM.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016;94(4):908.

Retrospective analysis of cisplatin nephrotoxicity in patients with head and neck cancer receiving outpatient treatment with concurrent high-dose cisplatin and radiotherapy. Faig J, Haughton M, Taylor RC, D'Agostino RB Jr, Whelen MJ, Porosnicu Rodriguez KA, Bonomi M, Murea M, Porosnicu M.. Am J Clin Oncol. 2016;():.

Interferon beta and interferon alpha 2a differentially protect head and neck cancer cells from vesicular stomatitis virus-induced oncolysis. Westcott MM, Liu J, Rajani K, D'Agostino R Jr, Lyles DS, Porosnicu M.. J Virol. 2015;89(15):7944-7954.

Relation of pre-anthracycline serum bilirubin levels to left ventricular ejection fraction after chemotherapy. Vera T, D'Agostino RB Jr, Jordan JH, Whitlock MC, Melendez GC, Lamar ZS, Porosnicu M, Bonkovsky HL, Poole LB, Hundley WG.. Am J Cardiol. 2015;116(11):1752-1755.

Impact of treatment paradigm and elective nodal coverage on resection status and failure patterns in paranasal sinus tumors [abstract]. Farris M, Lucas JT Jr, Soike M, Page BR, Porosnicu M, Browne JD, McTyre E, Greven KM.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015;93(3 Suppl):E339-E340.

Broad phenotypic changes associated with gain of radiation resistance in head and neck squamous cell cancer. Bansal N, Mims J, Kuremsky JG, Olex AL, Zhao W, Yin L, Wani R, Qian J, Center B, Marrs GS, Porosnicu M, Fetrow JS, Tsang AW, Furdui CM.. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2014;21(2):221-236.

Retrospective analysis of the impact of HPV status and smoking on mucositis in patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma treated with concurrent chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Vatca M, Lucas JT Jr, Laudadio J, D'Agostino RB, Waltonen JD, Sullivan CA, Rouchard-Plasser R, Matsangou M, Browne JD, Greven KM, Porosnicu M.. Oral Oncol. 2014;50(9):869-876.

Phase 1/2 clinical trial of re-irradiation with pemetrexed and erlotinib followed by maintenance erlotinib for recurrent and second primary squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN) [abstract]. Lucas JT, Porosnicu M, Plasser R, Sullivan CA, Waltonen JD, Brown JD, Greven KM.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014;90(Suppl 1):S179.

Re-irradiation for second primary or recurrent cancers of the head and neck: composite dosimetric measures to evaluate dose to the carotid arteries [abstract]. Garg S, Kilburn JM, Randolph DM, Lucas JT, Urbanic JJ, Porosnicu M, Hinson WH, Kearns WT, Greven KM.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013;87(2 Suppl):S480-S481.

Susceptibility of head and neck cancer to an attenuated model of the oncolytic vesicular stomatitis virus expressing suicide genes [abstract]. Porosnicu M, Liu J, Lyles D.. J Clin Oncol. 2010;27(15 Suppl):e14604.

Gefitinig (ZD-1839) with concurrent docetaxel and conformal three-dimensional thoracic radiation followed by consolidative docetaxel/gefitinib for patients with stage III NSCLC: a phase I study [abstract]. Blackstock A, Petty J, Oaks T, Porosnicu M, Clark H, Lovato J, Miller A.. J Clin Oncol. 2007;25(18 Suppl):Abstr18165.

Gefitinib (ZD-1839) with concurrent docetaxel and conformal three-dimensional thoracic radiation followed by consolidative docetaxel/gefitinib for patients with stage III NSCLC: a phase I study [abstract]. Blackstock AW, Jensen CA, Petty WJ, Oaks T, Porosnicu M, Clark H, Lovato JF, Miller A.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007;69(3 Suppl):S476.

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Associate Professor, Hematology & Oncology

Clinical Interests

Head and Neck Cancers, Head and Neck Oncology
Mercedes Porosnicu, M.D.

Mercedes Porosnicu, M.D.

Associate Professor, Hematology & Oncology
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

Mercedes Porosnicu, M.D.73 Ratings
13 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.6
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.6
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.5
CP spoke using clear language
4.6
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.7
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.7
Patients' confidence in CP
4.7
Time CP spent with patient
4.4
Wait time at clinic
3.7



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

10/18/2016

excellent

9/28/2016

Very good - good Drs, nurses, etc.

9/19/2016

I have always had very good experience not only with this provider, but hospital as a whole.

9/1/2016

Excellent provider.

8/24/2016

Very professional, knowledgeable, and showed appropriate concern. Great doctor.

8/24/2016

Very good!!

8/1/2016

She is way to busy I feel in the beginning she had time to help me. I feel now she is to busy to take time and study my treatment options. I need more explanations about treatment options and more time set aside to best care for my complex cancer case.

7/14/2016

She is a very good doctor.

5/28/2016

Dr Porosnicu is kind and helpful a blessing to the hospital and her patiences even when i was being defient she and her nurseing staff made me feel good about what i was going through and they constantly showed hope even when i was not sure i was going to get better. they were strong and understanding even when i wasn't GOD BLESS them all for what they do and how they treated me day in and day out LOVE them all.

4/28/2016

Dr. Poroisnicu takes great care to understand my MRIs and PET scans, and takes the time to listen to what is going on as I continue my battle with cancer. She is kind, caring and very professional. I have the highest regard for Dr. Porosnicu -- SHE'S THJE BEST!

4/8/2016

All good.

3/28/2016

She is very informative and concerned. A very good doctor.

1/15/2016

Always described medications as needed and made comfortable as possible.

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