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Neurologist (brain, nervous system), Pain Management Specialist, Hospice & Palliative Specialist
30 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 1.5 of 4 stars
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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Russell Portenoy is Satisfactory. Dr. Portenoy has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 1.5 out of 4 stars.

Specialties & Research

Dr. Russell Portenoy, MD is board certified in Hospice & Palliative Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Cancer
  • Nerve Pain (Neuralgia)
  • Pain
  • Palliative Care
  • Peripheral Nervous System Diseases

Education & Awards

Dr. Portenoy graduated from University of Maryland , Baltimore. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014)


Dr. Portenoy has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Beth Israel Medical Center Petrie Division 
  • St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital/St. Luke's Hospital Division 


  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Chinese
  • Cantonese
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Russell Keith Portenoy MD is a male Psychiatrist, has 30 years of experience and practices in Pain Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine, and Pain Medicine.
Where does Dr. Russell K. Portenoy practice?
Dr. Russell Portenoy has 2 office locations.
Dr. Russell Portenoy practices Pain Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine, and Pain Medicine near New York, NY.
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