Gil Porat, MD
Gil Porat, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
Dr. Porat has been practicing as a Hospitalist at Penrose-St. Francis Health Services since 2002 with Colorado Springs Health Partners, the largest multi-specialty physician-owned practice on the Front Range.
As CMO, Dr. Porat works closely with Dr. Pete Walsh, Vice President of Medical Affairs for St. Francis Medical Center, to provide leadership, strategic direction and overall operational management of physician services and medical staff administration. He assists in developing strategies, policies, goals, and objectives for clinical service areas and addresses operational issues vital to building effective relationships between PSF, its medical staff and regional physicians who might use our facilities for patient care services.
Dr. Porat attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha Honors in 1999, and completed his Internship and Residency in Portland, Oregon. He served as Chief of Medicine for Penrose Hospital from 2005-2007 and again from 2009-2011. In 2012, Dr. Porat became the first physician in Colorado Springs to be certified in Internal Medicine with a Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine designation by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Porat is an accomplished author with several medical journal articles and even a fiction novel to his credit. He also produces a podcast series entitled “Hospital Medicine” – which covers a variety of medical topics – that pulls in more than 20,000 listeners a month (free on iTunes).
A staunch advocate for health and wellness, Dr. Porat is a Certified Personal Trainer.