David C. Portnoy, MD, FACP

Medical Oncology / Hematology
Lung Cancer   |   Skin Cancer   |   Sarcoma   |   Brain Cancer CNS
Corinth Campus
2001 State Drive
Corinth MS 38834 662.286.3694
East Campus
7945 Wolf River Boulevard
Germantown TN 38138 901.683.0055

About Me

David Portnoy, MD  is board certified in internal medicine, oncology, and hematology. His clinical and research interests include sarcomas, lung and gastrointestinal cancers, and benign hematology including blood clotting disorders. He sits on the Small Cell Lung Cancer Panel of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and the Practice Partnership committee of the American Society of Hematology. He has published his research on the molecular basis of prostate cancer and is also the co-author of a book chapter on drug-induced hematologic toxicity. He sees patients at our Humphreys and Corinth locations.

Dr. Portnoy is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, and the American College of Physicians and he views his role in the treatment of cancer as that of an advocate for his patients. He considers the trust that his patients place in him a privilege that carries a responsibility of fighting for the best outcomes while never neglecting their physical, spiritual, and emotional needs.

Dr. Portnoy enjoys spending time with his wife and young daughters. He is an avid guitar player and appreciates the great musical traditions of the region.


  • MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • BA, Brandeis University


  • Internal Medicine – Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


  • Hematology/Oncology – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology

Awards and Honors

  • The Endocrine Society Medical Student Achievement Award (2003)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (2002)
  • Letter of Commendation in Physiology (2000)
  • Dean’s Letter of Commendation for Academic Excellence (1999 – 2002)
  • Dean’s List for Academia Excellence (1995 – 1999)
  • Justice Louis D. Brandeis Academic Scholarship (1995 – 1999)

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