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Joel Levine, M.D.

Dr. Levine received his medical degree (Magna Cum Laude) from the State University of New York Downstate. He completed his residency and fellowship training at the National Cancer Institute, the University of Chicago and the Massachusetts General Hospital.

Appointments

  • Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
  • Founding Clinical Director, Colon Cancer Prevention Program

Specialty

Certification
Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation
John Dempsey Hospital

Interest Statement
Dr. Levine is co-director of the Colon Cancer Prevention Program. The program focuses on the cause and risks for colon cancer, the earliest changes that lead to polyps or cancer and the prevention of cancer. The program includes over twenty members of the basic research and clinical faculty that have expertise in the scientific basis for increased risk for colon cancer and the care of all colon cancer patients or patients and families at risk. Many of the diagnostic and therapeutic services are unique within the State or nation and the program is partnered with the Mayo Clinic and the National Cancer Institute in the first effort to prevent the development of colon cancer.

Office Location

The Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-2875
Phone: 860-679-3238
Fax: 860-679-1217

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