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Dr. Bernard Portner, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Portner

Dr. Bernard Portner, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Honolulu, HI and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor in 1975 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation, pain medicine, and more.


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(808) 596-7300

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Dr. Portner's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Portner treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Portner treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Low Back Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Portner treats Low Back Pain more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Portner treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Herniated Disc
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Portner treats Herniated Disc more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Portner treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Portner's conditions and procedures:

  • Acupuncture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Facet Block
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injection
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Pain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Pain
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Injection Therapy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Motor Vehicle Accident
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pain Management
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Radiofrequency Denervation
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tendonitis
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Pain

About Me

Care Philosophy

Every single case deserves equal respect, compassion and dedicated effort, and making pain disappear is the best reward. Nothing pleases us more than discharging our patients from the clinic pain-free and getting them back to enjoying their normal activities.

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

1981
University Of Washington Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1976
University Of Michigan Hospitals
Internship Hospital
1975
University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
Medical School
1971
University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
Undergraduate School
1981
1976
1975
1971

Awards

Dr. Portner's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Portner

2.3

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
66.66666666666667%
(10)

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Did not seem to be involved to answer questions on my son's neck pain. Seemed disinterested is another way of putting it. Son was injured at age 5 from a unsupervised bad 'throw' from an older child and now had neck issues.
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I originally began going to Dr. Portner about my back issues. However he has helped me with so much more. He introduced me to a health plan that will help my back pain more than anything. Since taking on his health program recommended to me I have lost 50lbs and counting. I am over the moon with my...Read More
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