texas oncology more breakthroughs. more victories

Raul M. Portillo, M.D.

Raul M. Portillo, M.D. Photo

Provider Type: Physician

Board Certifications:
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology


General Summary

Dr. Raul Portillo currently serves as Clinical Assistant Professor at Texas Tech School of Medicine, and served as Chief Resident and Instructor, Department of Surgery in the Division of Trauma and Emergency Room at Texas Tech School of Medicine. He was awarded the A.H. Robbins Award, Best Student, Class of 1977, at Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara and was a recipient of HIH Grant to study methotrexate-folate interactions at the University of Colorado in 1985. Dr. Portillo was Chief of Staff at Providence Memorial Hospital in 2001. Throughout his career, Dr. Portillo has served in other roles including as Treasurer of the Southwest Association of Hispanic-American Physicians in 1993, and is also a former President of the Southwest Association of Hispanic American Physicians. He was also the 1990 – 1992 President of the American Cancer Society, El Paso Division. Dr. Portillo is a member of the El Paso County Medical Society.


  • Fellowship in Oncology and Hematology
    University of Colorado, Denver, CO
  • Residency in Internal Medicine
    Chief Resident, Texas Tech University Regional Academic Health Center, El Paso
  • Medical Doctorate
    University Autonoma, Guadalajara, Mexico

Accolades & Memberships

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Southwest Association of Hispanic-American Physicians
  • American Cancer Society

Other Information

Dr. Portillo recently relocated to San Antonio. He previously practiced in El Paso where he also served as an assistant professor at Texas Tech School of Medicine.