Dr Mark Porter

Dr Mark Porter

With 26 years’ experience in practice and a partner in a busy South Gloucestershire surgery, Mark is also resident doctor on BBC One’s The One Show, presents Radio 4’s Inside Health, writes for The Times, and has even popped up on celebrity versions of The Weakest Link and Mastermind. Saga Magazine readers can ask for his expert opinion on any health issue, from a sprained wrist to high cholesterol or chronic disease. Mark was awarded an MBE in 2005 for services to medicine.

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knee pain
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Why does my knee ache when I’m away?

Dr Mark Porter advises a reader whose knee aches more when visiting family,

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Health & Wellbeing

Why do warfarin levels fluctuate?

Dr Mark Porter advises a reader whose husband’s warfarin dose keeps changing.

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knee arthritis
Health & Wellbeing

Steroid injections for knee arthritis

Dr Porter advises a busy reader who wants to manage knee pain without an op.

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