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Russell K. Portenoy, MD
Chairman, Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, Mount Sinai Beth Israel
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Affiliated with:
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Medical SpecialtyHospice and Palliative Care
Pain Management
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Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pain Medicine, 2001
American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 1997
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology, 1985
Medical SchoolUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 1980
Residency TrainingNeurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 1981‑1984
FellowshipPain and Neuro‑Oncology, Memorial Sloan‑Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 1984‑1985
Academic AppointmentProfessor of Neurology and Anesthesiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
From the doctorDr. Portenoy is frequently named to the list of top doctors, and most recently appeared in the Castle Connolly 2011 edition of “Top Doctors: New York Metro Area,” “America’s Top Doctors” and “America’s Top Doctors for Cancer.”

Dr. Portenoy is among New York Magazine's "Best Doctors" as listed in the June 2011 edition of the magazine. The New York Magazine is excerpted from Castle Connolly's annual guidebook, "Top Doctors: New York Metro Area."
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