Adam S. Levy, MD
- Practice Specialty
- Pediatrics, Pediatrics - Hematology-Oncology (Cancer)
- Mount Sinai School of Medicine
- Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
- Board Certified
- Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
- Main Location
- Academic Title
- Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- Administrative Title
- Director, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Director, Fellowship Training Program
- Clinical Focus
- Brain and spinal cord tumors; pediatric solid tumors; neurofibromatosis
- Research Focus
- Dr. Levy practices general pediatric hematology-oncology with a focus on tumors of the brain and spine. Dr. Levy’s current research interests concern the use of new drugs and treatment plans for children with cancer.
Dr. Levy, Director of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, was the principal investigator for the Children’s Oncology Group, the nation's largest consortium of childhood cancer researchers, and currently leads an international clinical trial for children with recurrent brain tumors. Dr. Levy’s clinical interests focus on brain tumors, particularly new drugs and treatment plans for children with brain tumors.
As Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Levy also has a strong interest in medical education. He is director of the pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training program, and he is chair of the Committee on Graduate Medical Education.
After graduating from Cornell University, Dr. Levy received his medical degree from NYU School of Medicine. He was a Chief Resident in Pediatrics at Mount Sinai Medical Center, where he received the Department of Pediatrics Resident Clinician-Teacher Award. He then completed his fellowship and was Chief Fellow in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and New York Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, where he received the Charles Trobman Memorial Award. He was nominated Attending Physician of the Year in Pediatrics at NYU Medical Center before joining Montefiore and Einstein. In 2007 he received a Children’s Tumor Foundation Humanitarian Award for his care of children with tumors associated with neurofibromatosis, and in 2011 he was elected to the Society for Pediatric Research.