Dr. Edward Portnay, MD

Dr. Edward Portnay, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Edward Portnay, MD is a cardiology specialist in Stamford, CT and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from TUFTS UNIV SCH OF MED in 1997 and specializes in cardiology.

1177 Summer St Fl 5

Stamford, CT 06905

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • TUFTS UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Portnay has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Portnay's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Portnay to family and friends
4.6
based on 7 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Portnay's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Met Dr Portnay (cardiologist) in the ER and he was absolutely wonderful, I cannot even begin to say how lucky I am to have him as my doctor. He always has time for you, he always listens, he looks you directly in the eye, he sits down with you in the hospital, he never looks as though he has 1...more
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He is excellent. I can't even describe how fortunate I was to have him do stent placements in me. Very thorough explanation for everything that was done. He deserves so much more than 5 star rating
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