Dr. Bernard Portner, MD

Dr. Bernard Portner, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Bernard Portner, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Honolulu, HI and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor in 1975 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation, pain medicine, and more.

1132 Bishop St Ste 1110

Honolulu, HI 96813

Contact Information

(808) 596-7300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CorVel
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • MultiPlan
  • POMCO Group
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 87% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
more than 85% of peers
more than 84% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Portner "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."

3  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

79  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • 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
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Pain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Pain
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Motor Vehicle Accident
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Pain


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31  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Portner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Portner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Portner to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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  • 4
  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Portner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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...more
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