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    Howard Levitt, M.D. is the Director, Ambulatory Cardiology, and Associate Program Director, Cardiology Training Program and is spearheading a multidisciplinary Comprehensive Cardiac Clinic at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

    Dr. Levitt completed his undergraduate degree in Biology at Concordia University in his hometown of Montreal, Canada. He earned his MD degree from Columbia University and Ben Gurion University’s MD Program in International Health and Medicine in New York City, NY, and Beer Sheva, Israel. He then completed his internship and residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in Manhattan and served there as Chief Resident of the Internal Medicine Training Program.

    Following his training in Internal Medicine, Dr. Levitt completed his Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at Lenox Hill Hospital. He worked in private practice and became Director of Lenox Hill’s Coronary Care Unit (CCU) where he oversaw the implementation of quality and safety measures. Dr. Levitt moved to Kings County Medical Center in Brooklyn, to assume the role of Chief of Cardiology and Associate Chief of Medicine. There, he oversaw the restructuring of Kings’ inpatient cardiac services and built a multi-disciplinary Heart Clinic: The Heart Health Center at Kings County. The Center was recognized by the American Heart Association for quality in the treatment of heart failure.

    Dr. Levitt’s professional focus lies in improving the quality and safety of hospital-based cardiac care. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and is board certified in Cardiology, Internal Medicine and Nuclear Cardiology. His interests outside of medicine include long distance running and boxing.

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