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Gregory M. Levitin, MD, Appointed Director of Vascular Birthmarks and Malformations

Monday, June 27, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Julie Briggs
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We are pleased to share the appointment of Gregory M. Levitin, MD, as Director of Vascular Birthmarks and Malformations for the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery across the Mount Sinai Health System. Dr. Levitin will also join ISMMS as Associate Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Levitin’s practice will be based at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) Columbus Circle office in midtown Manhattan.


Dr. Levitin is highly regarded nationally and internationally for his skills in the medical, laser, and surgical management of children and adults with hemangiomas and vascular malformations. After graduating summa cum laude from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), he received his medical degree from UNC School of Medicine.  He completed both his internship in general surgery and residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York.


Prior to joining Mount Sinai, Dr. Levitin was an Assistant Clinical Professor in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at NYEE since 2009 where he also served as Director of the Vascular Birthmark Center of New York. Prior to his position at NYEE, Dr. Levitin served as Co-Director of Surgical Services for the Vascular Birthmark Institute at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center.   


Dr. Levitin’s clinical interests include minimally invasive techniques for complex head and neck vascular malformations, where he has helped pioneer the intraoral approach to midfacial lesions utilizing intraoperative facial nerve monitoring, endovenous laser therapy for venous malformations, and a combined medical and surgical approach to complicated hemangiomas of the head and neck.  In addition to published articles and book chapters, Dr. Levitin has been invited to teach and present at national and international vascular birthmark conferences. 


Please join us in welcoming Dr. Levitin back to the Mount Sinai Health System - we are proud to have him on staff as one of a handful of specialists across the nation trained to treat vascular birthmarks.



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