Dr. Jay Portnoy is an allergist-immunologist in Kansas City, Missouri and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics and Children's Mercy South. He received his medical degree from University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and completed a Residency in Pediatrics at Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO. He completed his fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is the past president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. In addition to his work in the field of allergy Dr. Portnoy is a pioneer in the field of telemedicine, directing that department at Children’s Mercy Hospital.