Hematologist/Medical Oncologist

David C. Portnoy, MD, FACP

Specialty Area
Medical Oncology
Locations
Corinth
2001 State Drive
Corinth MS 38834 662.286.3694
East Campus
7945 Wolf River Boulevard
Germantown TN 38138 901.683.0055
David C. Portnoy, MD, is a board certified Hematologist and Medical Oncologist with West Cancer Center. Dr. Portnoy 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 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 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.  

Undergraduate:

Brandeis University

 

Medical School:

State University of New York

Residency:

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA

 

Fellowship:

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA
Hematologist and Medical Oncologist, West Cancer Center Assistant Professor of Medicine, Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine Assistant professor of Medicine, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center American Society of Hematology Practice Partnership National Comprehensive Cancer Network Small Cell Lung Cancer Guidelines Committee
Areas of Expertise Hematology Medical Oncology Research Dr. Portnoy is actively involved in research trials at West Cancer Center.
To view Dr. Portnoy’s most recent publications, click here.  
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. He also 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.