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Douglas Levine, MD

Associate Attending Surgeon, Gynecology Service/Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Dr. Levine is an Associate Attending Surgeon at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Dr. Levine earned his medical doctorate in 1995 at Mount Sinai Medical Center, where he also completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology. He went on to a clinical fellowship in gynecologic oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering and then spent 2 years as a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Jeff Boyd, also at Memorial. In addition to a clinical practice, Dr. Levine is the current Head of the Gynecology Research Laboratory, where he studies the genomic science of ovarian and endometrial carcinoma. Dr. Levine is very active within the NIH-sponsored Cancer Genome Atlas project (TCGA). He serves as co-chair of the Ovarian and Endometrial Disease Working Groups and has been responsible for providing a translational focus to the genomic analyses of the projects. He has authored or co-authored more than 85 peer-reviewed articles and two textbooks. Dr. Levine receives funding from the National Cancer Institute, the Department of Defense, Stand Up 2 Cancer, and the STARR Cancer Consortium.