MEDICAL SERVICES

EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • Rutgers University , 2001 , New Brunswick , NJ

Medical School

  • Sackler School of Medicine , 2006 , Tel Aviv , Israel

Internship

  • Children's Hospital at Montefiore , 2006 , Bronx , NY

Residency

  • New York Medical College , 2010 , Westchester , NY

Fellowship

  • Saint Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine , 2013 , St. Louis , MO

Philosophy of Care

In the Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) our philosophy is to ensure that every patient receives the best care for the best possible outcomes. We consider our “patient” to be the baby and the family; we are constantly striving to serve the needs of both. This requires a team based approach with all members being essential.

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Dr. Philip Levy's professional activities span the realm of clinical service, research and teaching, all devoted to discovering, implementing and teaching evidence-based clinical care of seriously ill newborns.

His patient-oriented and translational research initiatives also focus on cardiac mechanics in congenital and acquired heart diseases in the neonatal and pediatric population. His work is part of a larger international collaborative that was established to examine emerging measures of cardiac function and pulmonary hemodynamics in large preterm birth cohorts to define physiological and pathological patterns of postnatal cardiac adaptation. The major objective of the research is to extend the capacity for non-invasive ultrasound as a tool to enhance the understanding of newborn cardio-pulmonary disease and explore its contribution in quantitative cardiac phenotyping.

We continue to publish normative data in large neonatal and pediatric populations using prospective cohort analysis and meta-analysis approach, for which Dr. Levy has authored original research papers on neonatal hemodynamics.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Levy PT, Keller RL. Pulmonary Vascular Disease in Premature Infants. Early Predictive Models of Late Respiratory Morbidity. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 Apr 15; 199(8):943-944. View abstract
  2. Bussmann N, El-Khuffash A, Breatnach CR, McCallion N, Franklin O, Singh GK, Levy PT. Left ventricular diastolic function influences right ventricular - Pulmonary vascular coupling in premature infants. Early Hum Dev. 2019 01; 128:35-40. View abstract
  3. Bussmann N, Breatnach C, Levy PT, McCallion N, Franklin O, El-Khuffash A. Early diastolic dysfunction and respiratory morbidity in premature infants: an observational study. J Perinatol. 2018 Sep; 38(9):1205-1211. View abstract
  4. Levy PT, Patel MD, Choudhry S, Hamvas A, Singh GK. Evidence of Echocardiographic Markers of Pulmonary Vascular Disease in Asymptomatic Infants Born Preterm at One Year of Age. J Pediatr. 2018 06; 197:48-56.e2. View abstract
  5. Rios DR, Bhattacharya S, Levy PT, McNamara PJ. Circulatory Insufficiency and Hypotension Related to the Ductus Arteriosus in Neonates. Front Pediatr. 2018; 6:62. View abstract
  6. Beaser RS, Levy P. Metabolic syndrome: a work in progress, but a useful construct. Circulation. 2007 Apr 03; 115(13):1812-8; discussion 1818. View abstract