Title: Physician (Retired)
Company: Private Practice
Location: Aventura, Florida, United States
Elliot G. Levy, MD, Retired Physician at Private Practice, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements and leadership in endocrinology.
At a young age, Dr. Levy recognized his potential in science and mathematics. During his high school years, his counselor suggested that he become an engineer and attended the high powered engineering school, Carnegie Mellon University. Although he started in Chemical Engineering, he became interested in biomedical engineering, a field that was just beginning. He decided to become a physician-scientist and attended Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. During those years he became very interested in clinical medicine and patient care. He graduated Northwestern in 1971. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine (Barnes and Jewish Hospitals) and his post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Southern California where he studied under the late Dr. John T. Nicoloff. He completed his formal training in 1975 and started his practice in the Miami, FL area during that year.
From 1975 through 2005, Dr. Levy ran a very successful private practice, in addition to being a Clinical Professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He concentrated his practice to caring for those patients who suffered from problems in the field of Endocrinology. After 10 years, he limited his practice only to those patients who had thyroid disease. He was considered one of the thought-leaders in the field.
One of the highlights of his career was being asked to become a Council Member of the American Thyroid Association, the premier organization in the field of Thyroid. He served four years in that capacity. He was also asked to be on the National Advisory Panel for the pharmaceutical company that manufactures Synthroid and even was featured in one of the on-line educational pieces on the Synthroid.com website. He has published many articles and scientific papers in the Thyroid field. He was also honored by the Endocrine Society as one of the Master Clinicians of the year in 2004.
During the last 10 years of his career, he became interested in the business side of health care, especially how it applied to young doctors about to start their own careers. He published his first book, entitled Private Practice, What You Don’t Learn as a Resident. He has been a featured speaker at many career-development workshops for doctors about to leave the academic world. Most recently, he published his second book, entitled Investing 101 for Doctors; How to Invest Wisely and Sleep Well at Night. Both of his books are filled with information that is rarely acquired during a doctor’s years of training, yet is extremely important to the professional and financial success in life.
In the past, Dr. Levy served in the U.S. Army Reserves. Now retired, he volunteers in his family’s business in the Educational Technology space. His wife and son’s company has developed new methods for teaching reading, geared toward the struggling readers, often found in the fragile communities around the country. Dr. Levy enjoys watching professional sports, collecting modern art, investing, and, most importantly, playing with his grandchildren. He still maintains memberships in the American Thyroid Association, the Endocrine Society, and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology.
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