Dr. Ronald J Portman MD Pediatric Nephrologist

Dr. Ronald Portman is a pediatric nephrologist in Houston, Texas. He received his medical degree from Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and has been in practice for 38 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Nephrologist: General Pediatric Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1976 - 1979

St Louis Children's Hospital
Fellowship, Pediatric Nephrology, 1981 - 1983

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Aortic dilatation in children with systemic hypertension.
Gupta-Malhotra, M.,Devereux, R. B.,Dave, A.,Bell, C.,Portman, R.,Milewicz, D.

Prevalence of Persistent Prehypertension in Adolescents.
Acosta, A.A., Samuels, J.A., Portman, R.J., Redwine, K.M.

Development of Hypertension in Adolescents with Pre-Hypertension.
Redwine, K.M., Acosta, A.A., Poffenbarger, T., Portman, R.J., Samuels, J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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