Dr. Levine founded the Center for Digestive Health in Orlando in 1982. He began his education as an undergraduate at Union College where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, and he earned the distinguished Eliphalet Nott Scholar’s Award for Research at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. Dr. Levine received his medical training at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, going on to teach gastroenterology at the Virginia Commonwealth University. His academic career continued in Virginia as a National Institutes of Health research fellow.
Here in Orlando, Dr. Levine is an associate professor on the faculty of the University of Florida while teaching gastroenterology at Orlando Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Levine has a keen interest in inflammatory bowel disease, and his practice focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of IBD. He founded the local chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America. In 2010, he was named a “Research Leader” by that organization and was awarded a fellowship grant for advanced clinical study. He has been named as a Research Leader each year since.
Other areas of special interest to Dr. Levine are acid reflux disease, the detection and treatment of Barrett’s esophagus and the BARRX Procedure for therapeutic ablation of Barrett’s.