Dr. Lee S. Portnoff is a board-certified dermatologist and Mohs micrographic surgeon with extensive experience in medical and surgical dermatology. He is certified with the American Board of Dermatology (ABD) for both dermatology and micrographic dermatologic surgery. His formal education and training include:
- Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN) – BS, Chemistry
- University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA) – MS, Biochemistry
- Washington University (St Louis, MO) – Medical School
- Stanford University (Stanford, CA) – Traditional Medicine Internship
- Barnes Hospital at Washington University (St Louis, MO) – Dermatology Residency
- Barnes Hospital at Washington University (St Louis, MO) – Chief Resident
Dr. Portnoff earned various honors and awards during his educational career, including a National Science Foundation Fellowship and, during medical school, the Antoinette Frances Dames Prize in Physiology and Biophysics, the Kehar S. Chouke Prize in Anatomy, and two Scholarship Book Awards.
He has served as an officer of multiple medical organizations including the American Society for Mohs Surgery (ASMS), the Missouri Dermatological Society (MDS), and the St Louis Dermatological Society. For 30 years he was the Chairman of the St Louis Dermatological Society Skin Cancer Screening Program. This program is one of the largest and has conducted more screenings than any other local program in the country. He has lectured multiple times at ASMS meetings.
In his spare time, Dr. Portnoff enjoys swimming, bicycle riding, and traveling with his wife.