Dr. Robert Portney, MD

Dr. Robert Portney, MD

Geriatric Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Robert Portney, MD is a geriatric 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 geriatric psychiatry.

6 Hearthstone Pl

Andover, MA 01810

Contact Information

(978) 470-3178

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Dr. Portney'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

  • Geriatric Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

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

28  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

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Dr. Portney's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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