Jacob Levitt, MD, FAAD

Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Dermatology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

Jacob Oren Levitt, M.D. is Vice Chairman, Program Director, and Professor and Attending at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY. Clinical interests include autoimmune bullous disease, psoriasis, hidradenitis suppuritiva, head lice, scabies, and medical education. Dr. Levitt did his dermatology residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, his internship at Sound Shore Medical Center, New Rochelle, NY, and medical school training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. He received a B.A. degree in Chemistry from Yale University. Dr. Levitt has over 60 publications, including 7 book chapters and one book. Non-work activities include thirty years of Shotokan Karate (4th degree black belt and instructor) and President and Medical Director of the Periodic Paralysis Association. In medical school, Dr. Levitt was a co-founder of the ECHO Free Clinic in the Bronx, NY (1999-2000), designed to render medical care to uninsured patients. The first of its kind in the nation, this clinic model has been emulated by medical schools across the country.