Dr. Jay Portnow, MD

Dr. Jay Portnow, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
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Dr. Jay Portnow, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Brockton, MA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston in 1979 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

377 Belmont St Ste 1

Brockton, MA 02301

Contact Information

(508) 580-5380

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Portnow performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Portnow's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

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

44  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Bryn Mawr Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Portnow has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Portnow's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Portnow to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Portnow's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Friendly and thorough. Great bedside manner.
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