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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Scott Portnoy is Good. Dr. Portnoy has been reviewed by 34 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Scott Portnoy, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Degeneration

Education & Awards

Dr. Portnoy graduated from Tulane University, New Orleans. He has 2 awards.

Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Portnoy has 16 hospital affiliations:

  • UPMC Horizon 
  • UPMC South Side 


  • Romanian
  • French
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Scott L Portnoy MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 27 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Scott L. Portnoy practice?
Dr. Scott Portnoy has 2 office locations.
Dr. Scott Portnoy practices Ophthalmology near Natrona Heights, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Pittsburgh, PA.
See Natrona Heights Ophthalmologists.