Benjamin Levy, MD

Benjamin Levy, MD

Director of Thoracic Medical Oncology, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Benjamin P. Levy, MD, is the Director of Thoracic Oncology at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, and specializes in comprehensive clinical care and research development for patients with thoracic malignancies, including non-small cell lung cancer, small cell lung cancer and thymic malignancies.

Dr. Levy earned his medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia in 1998, and went on to complete an internal medicine residency at Georgetown University Hospital and a hematology/oncology fellowship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. While at Weill Cornell, Dr. Levy received both the Department of Medicine Research Fellow of the Year Award and the 2009 American Society of Clinical Oncology Young Investigator Award for his clinical research in prostate cancer.

Working closely with thoracic surgeons, pulmonologists, and radiation oncologists, Dr. Levy’s goal is to establish clinical trials focusing on newer therapies for both locally advanced and advanced staged lung cancer, with particular attention devoted to targeted, less toxic treatments in attempts to improve survival and limit side effects.

Specialty
Hematology/Oncology
Medical Oncology
Hematology

Specializations/Clinical Interests
Head and Neck Cancer
Lung Cancer, including small cell and non-small cell lung cancer
Thoracic cancers, including thymic malignancies

Board Certification
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2005
American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, 2009
American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology, 2010

Medical School
Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, 2002

Residency
Internal Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, 2003‑2005

Fellowships
Hematology/Oncology, New York‑Presbyterian Hospital‑Weill Cornell, New York, NY, 2006‑2008

Academic Appointment:
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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