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Michael Levy, MD

Michael Levy, MD, PhD

Oncology Philadelphia, PA

Director, Pain and Palliative Care Program; Vice-chair, Department of Medical Oncology; Fox Chase Cancer Center

Office Address

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  • 333 Cottman Ave
    Fox Chase Cancer Center
    Philadelphia, PA 19111
    Phone: (215) 728-3637
    Fax: (215) 728-2887

Dr. Levy's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Oncology: Hospice & Palliative
  • Clinical Interests: Palliative Care; Pain; Opioid Analgesics; Terminal Care

Dr. Levy's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • ProfessorFox Chase Cancer Center (FCCC)
    Active Staff, Department of Medical Oncology (1981); Medical Director, Palliative Care Service (1982-2005); Executive Committee of Staff (1984); Physician, Institutional Review Board (1985-2005); Medical Director, Home Health Services (1987-1993); Co-Director, Pain Management Center (1987-1993); Chairperson, Medical Ethics Committee (1988); Director, Pain Management Center (1993-2008); Director, Supportive Oncology Program (1993); Vice-Chairperson, Department of Medical Oncology (2000); Medical Director, Payer Relations (2000); Vice-Chairperson, Institutional Review Board (2001); Hospital Communications Working Group (2002-2004); Nurse Practitioner Advisory Committee (2003-2005); Director, Pain and Palliative Care Program (2008); Clinical Space Committee (2009-2011); Physician, Physicians' Quality Council (2013-present)
  • Medical DirectorLippincott Family Hospice Program
  • ProfessorTemple University School of Medicine
    Assistant Professor of Medicine (1987); Associate Professor of Medicine (2006)
  • Consultant StaffJeanes Hospital
  • Adjunct Assistant ProfessorUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Dr. Levy's Education & Medical Training

  • University of Pennsylvania Health SystemUniversity of Pennsylvania Health SystemFellowship, Medical Oncology
  • University of Pennsylvania Health SystemUniversity of Pennsylvania Health SystemResidency, Internal Medicine
  • Mount Sinai School of MedicineMount Sinai School of MedicineResidency, Internal Medicine
  • Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson UnivJefferson Medical CollegeMedical School
  • Thomas Jefferson UniversityThomas Jefferson UniversityOther Training, Ph.D., Microbiology
  • University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of PennsylvaniaOther Training, B.A., Biology

Dr. Levy's Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License1978 - 2014
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1979
  • American Board of Internal MedicineMedical Oncology, 1981
  • American Board of Internal MedicineHospice & Palliative Medicine, 2008

Dr. Levy's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctors in America and PhiladelphiaCastle Connelly and Philadelphia Magazine, 2006-2013
  • Circle of Excellence AwardSamaritan Hospice, 2003
  • Heart of Hospice Clinician AwardNational Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, 2003
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Dr. Levy's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Palliative Care Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology  Levy MH, et al, J National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 1/1/2012
  • Integration of Palliative Care into Comprehensive Cancer Care - Accountable Collaboration  Levy MH, Oncology, 1/1/2011
  • Management of Chronic Pain in Cancer Survivors  Levy MH, Chwistek M, Mehta RS, The Cancer Journal, 1/1/2008
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Books/Book Chapters

  • The Importance of Symptom Management Chapter: Pain, General - Module for ASCO Curriculum: Optimizing Cancer Care 
    Levy MH
    Editors: .ASCO Publications
    2001
  • ASCO Educational Book Chapter: Guidelines for Distress Management in Patients with Cancer: Back to the Future Page 139 - 142
    Levy MH
    Editors: Perry M.C..ASCO Publications, Alexandria, Virginia
    2000
  • ASCO Educational Book Chapter: Doctor-patient Communication: The Lifeline to Comprehensive Cancer Care Page 195 - 202
    Levy, MH
    Editors: Perry M.C..ASCO Publications, Alexandria, Virginia
    1998
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Application of National Guidelines Diminishes Racial Disparities in End-of-life Cancer Care
    Austin L, Swaby R, Levy MH, Pendleton D, Zhu F, Engstrom P, Proceedings AACR Conference on the Science of Health Disparities, 1/1/2011
  • Cancer Pain Resource Teams Improve Pain Management in Community Hospitals
    Kedziera P, Levy MH, and Balshem A, ONF, 1/1/1999
  • Taxol and Carboplatin (CBDCA) In Combination in Stage IV and IIIB Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC): A Phase II Trial
    Langer CJ, Leighton J, Comis R, McAleer C, Bonjo C, O'Dwyer P, Scher R, von Mehren M, Redei I, Rosvold E, Engstrom P, Levy M, Shore S, Alexander R, Packer S, Reilly R,..., Proc Amer Soc Clin Oncol, 1/1/1994
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