Dr. Robert Portney, MD

Dr. Robert Portney, MD

Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Portney, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Andover, MA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Yale Univ Sch Of Med in 1981 and specializes in psychiatry.

6 Hearthstone Pl

Andover, MA 01810

Contact Information

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
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Anxiety
high
more than 88% of peers
Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
high
more than 87% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
high
more than 84% of peers

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry
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Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

2

Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

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

  • Yale Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Hospital University Penn/Grad Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Hospital University Penn/Grad Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Hospital University Penn/Philadelphia Va
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Cambridge Hosp/Harvard University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Portney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Portney does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Portney and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Portney's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Portney to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Portney's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Portney saw my mother as an emergency patient; the first doctor in 6 years who looked at her as a whole patient. He checked all aspects of physical and mental history, took all the time it required, talked to her to tease out the situation, reassured her that he could sort out her problems, but...more
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