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MyLeukemiaTeam Medical Reviewer | Adam S. Levy, M.D.

Posted on February 21, 2024

Adam S. Levy, M.D.

Adam S. Levy, M.D.

Dr. Adam S. Levy 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 his fellowship in pediatric hematology-oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and NewYork-Presbyterian 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 children with cancer. He has studied and published ways to improve clinical care of patients, mentorship in pediatric oncology, communication skills training, and burnout among clinicians. He has been an invited presenter on these topics nationally.

Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.


  • New York University School of Medicine (M.D.)
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center (Residency)
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (Fellowship)
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center (Fellowship)
  • Certifications

  • Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics (Hematology-Oncology)
  • Professional Accolades

  • New York Magazine Top Doctor
  • Children’s Tumor Foundation Humanitarian Award
  • Leo M. Davidoff Society Education Award at Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Member of the Society for Pediatric Research
  • Affiliations

  • Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine