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Jane M. Porretta
( out of 127 reviews )

Jane M. Porretta, MD, FACS

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

Huntsman Cancer Institute - Cancer Hospital North

2K, Gynecology and Mammography
801-213-4269
  • Jane Porretta, M.D. is a board certified general surgeon specializing in breast surgery. She received her medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI graduating with honors. She completed her surgical training at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is an active member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons.




    Dr. Porretta's focus is on the surgical treatment and diagnosis of breast cancer. She served as medical director of a community breast center before joining the Huntsman Cancer Institute breast cancer team. She practices techniques in breast cancer surgery for improved cosmetic outcomes including oncoplastic procedures in breast conservation and nipple and skin sparing mastectomies. She has additional training and certification in breast ultrasound and uses this in the clinic and operating room for diagnostic assistance and improved tumor localization.

    Since joining the University of Utah and the Huntsman Breast Surgery Group Dr. Porretta has expanded the surgery program in the South Jordan and Farmington Health Center facilities making access to advanced clinical care available to patients living in these communities. Dr. Porretta has been instrumental in bringing new techniques and technologies in breast surgery to the University of Utah/Huntsman facilities. She has supported clinical research enrolling patients in appropriate clinical trials from all Huntsman clinical locations.



    Though Dr. Porretta has a special interest in breast surgery, she has extensive experience in general surgery practice. She has been operating for over 25 years performing laparoscopic and open surgical procedures including gallbladder surgery, hernia repair, abdominal procedures, subcutaneous and soft tissue mass excision,lymph node surgery, and placement of intravenous access ports. Dr Porretta has a busy general surgery practice at the University's South Jordan Health Center.


    Board Certification

    American Board of Surgery (Sub: General Surgery)
    National Board of Medical Examiners

    Patient Rating

    5.0 /5
    ( out of 127 reviews )

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    August 22, 2023
    SOUTH JORDAN HEALTH CENTER

    Very good

    August 13, 2023
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Porretta might run a little late on occasion, but when shes with you shes with you and concentrating on you. Shes kind, caring, and professional especially when delivering news no one wants to hear after a long day. Shes a fantastic surgeon and has a great bedside manner. She answers your questions simply and clearly. Shes compassionate with a touch of humor. Shes simply the best!

    July 18, 2023
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    Awesome

    July 14, 2023
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Porretta came highly recommended to me and I was not disappointed!!! I was treated professionally and perfectly by a her and her assistants! Dr. Porretta explained my diagnosis, with illustrations, sharing all options!!! She is an AMAZING Medical Blessing to me!!!

    May 30, 2023
    SOUTH JORDAN HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Porretta was wonderful. Explained things well and was very concerned about my travel time to get to my appointments.

    May 28, 2023
    SOUTH JORDAN HEALTH CENTER

    Dr Porretta is very kind and caring individual who cared for my well-being. I completely trust her.

    May 26, 2023
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    Dr Poretta is exceptional- I trust her guidance and always feel that she takes her time to be sure my questions are thoroughly answered. I would recommend her to anyone in need of care.

    May 26, 2023
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    Awesome

    May 21, 2023
    SOUTH JORDAN HEALTH CENTER

    Doctor Porretta is very professional, explains things well and is confident and self assuring to talk to.

  • Jane Porretta, M.D. is a board certified general surgeon specializing in breast surgery. She received her medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI graduating with honors. She completed her surgical training at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is an active member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons.




    Dr. Porretta's focus is on the surgical treatment and diagnosis of breast cancer. She served as medical director of a community breast center before joining the Huntsman Cancer Institute breast cancer team. She practices techniques in breast cancer surgery for improved cosmetic outcomes including oncoplastic procedures in breast conservation and nipple and skin sparing mastectomies. She has additional training and certification in breast ultrasound and uses this in the clinic and operating room for diagnostic assistance and improved tumor localization.

    Since joining the University of Utah and the Huntsman Breast Surgery Group Dr. Porretta has expanded the surgery program in the South Jordan and Farmington Health Center facilities making access to advanced clinical care available to patients living in these communities. Dr. Porretta has been instrumental in bringing new techniques and technologies in breast surgery to the University of Utah/Huntsman facilities. She has supported clinical research enrolling patients in appropriate clinical trials from all Huntsman clinical locations.



    Though Dr. Porretta has a special interest in breast surgery, she has extensive experience in general surgery practice. She has been operating for over 25 years performing laparoscopic and open surgical procedures including gallbladder surgery, hernia repair, abdominal procedures, subcutaneous and soft tissue mass excision,lymph node surgery, and placement of intravenous access ports. Dr Porretta has a busy general surgery practice at the University's South Jordan Health Center.


    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Surgery -Primary
    Communication Sciences & Disorders -Adjunct
    Academic Divisions General Surgery
    Physician Assistant Studies
    Board Certification
    American Board of Surgery (Sub: General Surgery)
    National Board of Medical Examiners

    Education history

    Chief Resident General Surgery - University of Utah Chief Resident
    General Surgery - University of Utah Resident
    Internship General Surgery - University of Utah Intern
    Medicine - Wayne State University M.D.
    Undergraduate Engineering - Marquette University B.S.
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