Douglas Levin, MD, a Gastroenterologist Who Is Retired From Practice



Get to know Gastroenterologist Dr. Douglas Levin, who served patients in Columbus, Ohio.


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(Spin Digit Editorial):- New York City, New York Jun 22, 2021 ( – A seasoned gastroenterologist, Dr. Levin is retired from practice. During his active years on the job, he worked within the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Specializing in transplant hepatology, he has expertise in performing procedures such as esophageal dilatation, upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, colonoscopy, and sigmoidoscopy, among others.

Ohio State’s Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition is dedicated to developing better treatments through research to benefit patients. Patients with liver disease have access to the latest therapies and active clinical trials. The division works collaboratively with all specialties to provide multidisciplinary care. As an academic medical institution, it is always committed to patient care, medical education, and translational research.

Regarding his educational background, Dr. Levin graduated with his medical degree from the NYU Grossman School of Medicine in 1969. He then went on to complete his internship and residency in internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital in 1971, followed by his fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of Chicago in 1976.

Licensed to practice medicine in Ohio, the doctor is board-certified in gastroenterology, transplant hepatology, and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

An authority in his field, Dr. Levin is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology, a Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association, a Fellow of the American Medical Association, and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He is also a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and the American Association Study of Liver Disease.

Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine focused on the digestive system and its disorders. A gastroenterologist is a physician who has extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders related to the esophagus, stomach, small intestines, colon, liver, pancreas, and biliary system.

Among Dr. Levin’s most notable achievements include Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2020); Recipient, Ohio State University, Department of Pathology Teaching Award (2019); Recipient, Teaching Award, Gastrointestinal Fellows (2019); Recipient, Teacher of the Year Award, Ohio State University (2015-2016); Recipient, Medical Student Teaching Award, Ohio State University (2010); Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Marquis Who’s Who (1997-1998); Recipient, Alpha Omega Alpha Prize, one of the top three academic performance (1969); Recipient, Medical School Citizenship Award (1969); and Scholar, New York University YU Scholar (1967).

Still very passionate and dedicated to helping fellow human beings with their health problems, Dr. Levin enjoys finding ways to contribute to patient care, teaching, and research missions – both as a senior citizen and physician.

In his spare time, he enjoys reading, relaxing with his family, traveling, and lap swimming.

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