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Benjamin Levy |||
MD

Benjamin Levy, M.D. is a board-certified Gastroenterologist and serves as the Division Head of Gastroenterology at Mount Sinai Hospital, Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, and Holy Cross Hospital. In addition, Dr. Levy is Head of GI Education for residents and medical students. In 2017, Dr. Levy started a Sinai Gastroenterology clinic for refugees resettling in Chicago. He served for 6 years on the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) Patient Care Committee - and currently serves on both the ACG's Public Relations Committee and the FDA-Related Matters Committee.  

 

Dr. Levy’s research and clinical projects focus on health care disparities, GERD, Hepatitis C, the early detection of pancreatic cancer, and the development of colon cancer screening campaigns. 

 

Dr. Levy received an "Outstanding New Researcher" Award at the CDC's 2009 National HIV Prevention Conference for his work organizing "Music Inspires Health" - a rock and hip-hop concert tour.  In 2013, Dr. Levy received a Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Visiting IBD Fellowship to study at the University of Chicago. In 2017, Dr. Levy was selected to participate in the Chicago Council on Global Affairs "Emerging Leaders Program."  The American College of Gastroenterology selected Dr. Levy for their Young Physicians Leadership Program in 2018.

 

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Dr. Levy started an international health education campaign named "Concerts & Cocktails" that teamed up musicians with physicians and nurses on the front lines. Dr. Levy was subsequently selected to be a TEDx speaker @TEDxWrigleyville - "Humanity: An Inside View of the Pandemic." An avid cellist, Dr. Levy is co-chair of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Soundpost series.

 

Education
University of Virginia | Charlottesville, VA
Emory University School of Medicine | Atlanta, GA
 

Residency
University of Arizona | Tucson, AZ
 

Fellowship
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center | New Orleans, LA
 

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine: Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
 

Academic Appointments
Core Faculty for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Mount Sinai Hospital
 

Publications
Levy B, Rubin D, Johnson D et al. “The Gastrointestinal Microbiome and Future Applications of Fecal Microbiota Transfer (FMT): Beyond Clostridium Difficile Infection.” The GUT Microbiome: New Understanding and Potential Translational Applications for Disease Management. Nova Science Publishers: New York 2015. 
 

Levy, B and Johnson D. “Management of Gastrointestinal Complications in the Critically Ill Obese Patient.” Critical Care Management of the Obese Patient. John Wiley & Sons: London 2012.
 

Languages
 English, French

 

Specialities

Gastroenterology

Locations

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1500 South Fairfield Avenue, Chicago, IL 60608