Dr. Scott L. Portnoy, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 55

159 Butler Rd Ste 2
Kittanning, PA 16201
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Hospital Quality

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Alle Kiski Medical Center
1301 Carlisle Street
Natrona Heights, PA 15065
UPMC St. Margaret
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215

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Appointments & Offices

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Armstrong Eye Care Associates
Armstrong Eye Care Associates
159 Butler Rd Ste 2
Kittanning, PA 16201
Allegheny Ophthalmology Assocs
Allegheny Ophthalmology Assocs
2853 Freeport Rd
Natrona Heights, PA 15065
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    Dr. Portnoy's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
    1
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    2
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Blepharitis
    • Blindness
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Keratitis
    • Macular Edema
    • Migraine
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Trichiasis
    • Visual Field Defects
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Tulane University of Louisiana
    Graduated in 1985

    Residency Hospital

    Alton Ochsner Med Fndn
    Med Center La New Orleans Lsu
    University Of Pittsburgh Med Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Portnoy & Staff

    • English
    • French
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Portnoy's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Alle Kiski Medical Center

    • UPMC St. Margaret

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    Office Locations

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    Armstrong Eye Care Associates
    159 Butler Rd Ste 2
    Kittanning, PA 16201
    (724) 545-6688 (Office)
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    Allegheny Ophthalmology Assocs
    2853 Freeport Rd
    Natrona Heights, PA 15065
    (724) 224-4240 (Office)
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