Scott L. Portnoy, MD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Dr. Scott Portnoy is a skilled cataract, cornea and external disease specialist with more than 30 years of experience. He graduated with honors from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Louisiana State University, Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA and his fellowship in Corneal and External Disease at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Abreast of the latest developments within ophthalmology, Dr. Portnoy is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is active within the ophthalmology community including memberships in the Pittsburgh Ophthalmological Society, Allegheny County Medical Society and Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology. He is also involved in the education of residents, fellows, and medical students in his work as Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. In addition to providing a full array of ophthalmology services, Dr. Portnoy has a special interest in refractive cataract surgery using the latest laser technology.

Dr. Scott L Portnoy is affiliated with the UPMC Eye Center in Natrona Heights.  He is on the staff of UPMC St Margaret and performs surgery at the UPMC Harmar out-patient center.

He has been published numerous times in Medical Journals and gives frequent presentations on a wide range of ophthalmic subjects and issues. Dr. Portnoy is rewarded by a career where he has the opportunity to renew sight.

When out of the office Dr. Portnoy enjoys golf and spending time with his family.