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Dorothy A. Levine

Dorothy A. Levine, MD


About Me

Dr. Dorothy Levine is a board-certified pediatrician who has been practicing in the Stamford community for over 30 years. She earned her medical degree from Albert Einstein School of Medicine and completed her residency at Babies Hospital — both located in New York.

Dr. Levine has also served as an educator throughout her career. From 1983 to 1998, she was a Clinical Instructor in Pediatrics at Babies Hospital. Since 1998, she has been serving as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia Presbyterian.

After over 30 years of pediatric practice, she joined the leadership team of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation — a not-for-profit organization dedicated to “keeping healthcare human.” Dr. Levine currently serves as Director of the Gold Humanism Honor Society at the Arnold P. Gold Foundation.




  • Pediatrics


Medical School

Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Babies Hospital

Published Work

Parry, M., Levine, D., Grissler, B. Protection of the Healthcare System in a SARS Epidemic: A Community’s Hot-line Initiative. International J. Infectious Disease, 8:S113, 2004.

Parry, M., Levine, D., Grissler, B. SARS - A Wake-Up Call for our Healthcare System, editorial in Stamford Advocate, June 2003.

 Levine, D. Public Deserves Better Regulation of Diagnostic Devices. Editorial in the NJ Star Ledger, Aug. 24, 1998.

D. Levine et al. Are Current Regulations Adequate for the Approval of In-Vitro Diagnostic Devices? JAMA, Vol. 280 #2 June 1998. (Controversies in Medicine)

D. Levine et al. Let the User Beware. Pediatrics, Vol. 100 #2, 267-69 August 1997

D. Levine, et al. False Positive Epstein-Barr Nuclear Antigen IgM and IgG Antibody Tests for Infectious Mononucleosis in Children. Pediatrics, Vol. 94, Dec. 1994.

Rosenfeld, A. and Levine, D. Parenting Q and A. American Baby Magazine, monthly column, 1987-1991.

Shapiro, E. and Rosenfeld, A. (with editing by D. Levine and N. Cohen) The Somatizing Child, Springer-Verlag 1987.

Rosenfeld, A. and Levine, D. Discipline Versus Permissiveness. Pediatrics in Review, 1987.

Mindich, L., Levine, D., and Cohen, Genetic Studies of Temperature-Sensitive - and non-Sensitive Mutants of Bacteriophage. Phi-6” Virology 75, 1976.

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


  • Board of Directors Member, Fairfield County Medical Association (FCMA)
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, Babies Hospital Alumni Association

Academic Appointment

Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Columbia Presbyterian (1998 to present)

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