Primary Office

Dr. Rafael R. Portela PA
3100 SW 62 Avenue NE Wing #124
Miami, FL 33155
Phone Number: 305-669-7144


Medical School - Penn. State Univ. Col. of Medicine
Residency - Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship - Johns Hopkins Hospital
Residency - Union Memorial Hospital
Internship - Pensacola Educational Program

Board Certifications

American Board of Otolaryngology - Certified

Dr. Rafael Portela was born in Havana, Cuba. He received his medical degree from the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center of the Pennsylvania State University. He completed his internship in general surgery, after which he did his otolaryngology residency as well as a fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology – head and neck surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. In addition to his appointment at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Dr. Portela is currently a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. A published physician, Dr. Portela is also Board Certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

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