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Susanne L. Porter, RN, MSN, FNPNurse Practitioner

Susanne Porter is a Family Nurse Practitioner for Dr. Gorab at Orthopaedic Specialty Institute. Susanne currently works with Dr. Gorab to manage the care of total joint replacement and arthritis surgery patients within the office, operating room, and the hospital nursing units. She is also a Certified RN First Assistant to Dr. Gorab in the operating room. Prior to joining Dr. Gorab's staff, Susanne has worked on a surgical floor taking care of post-operative surgical patients and has worked as a staff nurse and a Certified RN First Assistant in the operating room at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach and at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange. She has assisted Dr. Gorab with taking care of over 350 total joint patients a year. She has privileges at St. Joseph Hospital, UCI Medical Center, and Main Street Specialty Surgery Center. She is a member of Associate of Perioperative Registered Nurses, National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses, California Association of Nurse Practitioners, American College of Nurse Practitioners, and American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Susanne received her Associate of Science Degree in Nursing at Long Beach City College. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing at California State University, Dominguez Hills. She completed her Master of Science Degree in Nursing with her Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate at University of Phoenix.