University of Pennsylvania Health System

Department of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology Faculty

Jane Z. Portnoy, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
Attending Surgeon, VAMC, Philadelphia
Department: Ophthalmology

Contact information
Scheie Eye Institute
51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
B.A. (French)
Mount Holyoke College, 1967.
M.A.T. (Master of Arts in Teaching French)
Yale University, 1968.
MD
University of Louisville, 1977.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship, University of Louisville, 1977-1978.
Residency, Ophthalmology, University of Louisville, 1978-1981.
Fellow, Neuro-ophthalmology, University of Iowa, 1981-1982.
Certifications
American Board of Ophthalmology, 1982.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Portnoy has been practicing comprehensive ophthalmology for 25 years. her special interests include cataract surgery, glaucoma and general ophthalmology problems. She is a fellowship-trained neuro-ophthalmologist with interest in neurological conditions that affect the eye. Dr. Portnoy is accepting new patients at Penn Medicine at Radnor and Mercy Fitzgerald in Darby.

Keywords
cataract surgery, glaucoma, diseases of the eye

Selected Publications

Portnoy J, Lee JJ, Moster MR, Henderer JD: Pupillary Dilation with One Percent Intracameral Lidocaine. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2000 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Nath J, Akhtar N, Portnoy J. Boyko O: Visual Field Loss - Clinical and Imaging Review. American Society of Neuro-Radiology Annual Meeting 1998 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Portnoy J, Callen JP: The Ophthalmologic Effects of Chloroquine and Hydroxy Chloroquine Therapy. International Journal of Dermatology 22: 273-8, June 1983.

Portnoy J: Pupillary Afferent Defect in Amblyopia. American Journal of Ophthalmology 96(5): 609-14, November 1983.

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