Douglas Levine, MD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center PRGsDr. 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, 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 serves as co-chair of the Ovarian and Endometrial Disease Working Groups for the NIH-sponsored Cancer Genome Atlas project (TCGA). In addition to these responsibilities, Dr. Levine is a member of the editorial board of Gynecologic Oncology and a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund. 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.

Spotlight

Hear from Dr. Anil Sood, the Foundation’s Research Chairman, and Carol Brown, 2014 SGO Program Chair, about research of interest to women and the public presented at the 2014 SGO Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. Watch the video

Awareness

A new SGO Clinical Practice Statement states women diagnosed with epithelial ovarian, tubal, and peritoneal cancers should be considered for genetic counseling and testing, even in the absence of a family history.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course Friday, May 2, 2014 in Long Island, NY. For more information on courses, click here.