Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction
Pediatric Colorectal Fellowship
Pediatric Colorectal Research Fellowship
Pediatric Pelvic Reconstruction Fellowship
Pediatric Surgery Residency
Dr. Levitt received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, a fellowship in Pediatric Colorectal Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and a Pediatric Surgery fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. After completing his training, Dr. Levitt was on the faculty at Children’s Hospital of Buffalo for two years, at Schneider Children’s Hospital, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center for three years, and at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital for eight years. Dr. Levitt has published over 120 manuscripts and 60 book chapters, and has delivered over 300 national/international and 100 local/regional presentations of his work. He has been an invited visiting professor all over the world. Dr. Levitt has trained numerous clinical fellows, research fellows and students in his career. He has directed numerous colorectal training courses attended by established surgeons and surgical trainees from all over the world. He dedicates much of his free time to mission trips around the world where he trains surgeons in his complex surgical techniques.
Watch Dr. Levitt's TEDx Talk about patient-driven care - how a patient made him a better doctor, how a collaborative process improves care, and why this is so rare and hard to achieve in medicine.
Watch Dr. Levitt's presentation from DISCOVERYx 2016, a TEDx-inspired event that showcased ten presenters sharing their "story behind discovery” here at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Posts by Dr. Levitt on 700 Children's
Listen to dr. Levitt on pediacast