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Dr. Benjamin Portnoy, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine*
4.2 (15)
Map Pin Small Houston, TX
Accepting new patients
54 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Benjamin Portnoy, MD

Dr. Benjamin Portnoy, MD is an Infectious Disease Internist in Houston, TX. They specialize in Infectious Disease Medicine, has 54 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from Case Western Reserve University and is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center. Dr. Portnoy, completed a residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Portnoy an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Portnoy works at Practice in Houston, TX with other offices in Champions Gate, FL. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

These providers are on the medical staff of HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center
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Dr. Portnoy's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Donna N Canlas MD PA
    1200 Binz St Ste 1020, Houston, TX 77004 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (713) 524-8700
  2. 2
    8390 Champions Gate Blvd Ste 215, Champions Gate, FL 33896 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (713) 524-8700

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  • HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center

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    About Dr. Benjamin Portnoy, MD

    • Infectious Disease Medicine

    • *Healthline does not verify qualifications for medical specialties. Please verify your provider's specialty and qualifications directly with your provider and applicable medical board.
    Years of Experience
    • 54 years of experience
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    • English, Spanish
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    • 1073583423
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    Education & Certifications

    • University Tex
    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
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    • Case Western Reserve University
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    • Harvard College
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    • Internal Medicine
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