Journal of Pediatric Surgery Lecturer Marc Levitt

Marc LevittMarc Levitt has focused his career on enhancing the care of children with colorectal and pelvic reconstructive needs.  He has cared for children from all 50 states and 76 countries and has performed more than 15,000 pediatric colorectal procedures. He has written four textbooks and has authored over 300 scientific articles in this subject area.  His work extends to educating students, surgeons, other medical colleagues, and nurses, as well as developing integrated centers throughout the world to ensure that all children have access to quality colorectal care.

Dr. Levitt received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, a fellowship in Pediatric Colorectal Surgery at Schneider Children’s Hospital and a Pediatric Surgery fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.

He serves as the Chief of the Division of Colorectal & Pelvic Reconstruction at Children’s National Hospital, Washington DC, USA.  a program that fully integrates surgery, urology, gynecology, and gastroenterology,  is professor of surgery at The George Washington University School of Medicine, and a proud member of Colorectal Team Overseas, www.ctoverseas.org an organization that helps improve colorectal care in the developing world.