Adam S. Levy, MD
- Practice Specialty
- Pediatrics, Pediatrics - Hematology-Oncology (Cancer)
- Medical Education
- New York University School of Medicine
- Mount Sinai School of Medicine
- Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
- Main Location
- Academic Title
- Professor of Pediatrics; Chair, Graduate Medical Education Committee Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- Administrative Title
- Medical Director, Pediatric Ambulatory Subspecialty Services, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
- 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.
Adam Levy, MD is Co-Director of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, and Medical Director of the Pediatric Ambulatory Subspecialty Services at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. He is also Chair of Montefiore’s Graduate Medical Education Committee, and he is Professor of Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Levy’s clinical focus is on general pediatric hematology and oncology, with a specific focus on tumors of the brain and spine, solid tumors and tumors associated with neurofibromatosis.
Dr. Levy received his Bachelor of Science at Cornell University. He later earned his Doctor of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine. Following this, he completed training in Pediatrics at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and became Chief Resident. Dr. Levy then completed fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering and New York Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, where he served as Chief Fellow.
Dr. Levy’s early research training in a transitional science laboratory focused on mechanisms and pathways explaining tumor cell chemotherapy resistance. Now, as a clinical investigator, his current research focuses on using new drugs and treatment plans for pediatric cancer patients. He has studied and published ways to improve clinical care of patients, mentorship in pediatric oncology, communication skills training and burnout amongst clinicians. He has been an invited presenter on these topics nationally.
Dr. Levy’s efforts have been recognized numerous times as a New York Magazine Top Doctor, and he has won many awards including the Children’s Tumor Foundation Humanitarian Award, The Davidoff Society Education Award at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and he is a member of the Society for Pediatric Research.