Dr. Steven Portney, MD

Dr. Steven Portney, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Steven Portney, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Southfield, MI and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1985 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

22250 Providence Dr Ste 200

Southfield, MI 48075

Contact Information

(248) 552-0242

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

65  Conditions Treated

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4  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 Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Portney to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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  • 1

Dr. Portney'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 (3)

He is very personable, answers questions, and doesn't rush through your appointment. I had blood tests, was scheduled a follow-up at my first appointment for my blood work results. He told me at my first appointment that if there was anything that came out badly that he would call me before my next...more
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No because he doesn't foll I w through with his patients. I went to another dr to understand the tests dr. Portney ordered and my next steps I needed to take for my health.
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About 2 years ago, I went in for painful joints, dry eyes, etc. They took blood and never called me. When I called the office (rude): "we would have called you if there was anything wrong". Well, ok! A year later I go in for pain in my joints, dry eyes, etc. and he said "why didn't you follow up on...more
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