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

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Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Cancer
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Nerve Pain (Neuralgia)
  • Pain
  • Palliative Care
  • Peripheral Nervous System Diseases

Education & Awards

Dr. Portenoy graduated from University of Maryland , Baltimore.


Dr. Portenoy has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Beth Israel Medical Center Petrie Division 
  • Beth Israel Medical Center - Kings Highway Division 


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

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Additional Information
Dr. Russell Keith Portenoy MD is a male Psychiatrist, has 32 years of experience and practices in Pain Medicine, Pain Medicine, and Hospice & Palliative Medicine.
Where does Dr. Russell K. Portenoy practice?
Dr. Russell Portenoy has 2 office locations.
Dr. Russell Portenoy practices Pain Medicine, Pain Medicine, and Hospice & Palliative Medicine near New York, NY.
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