Levy to Lead Medical Oncology Program at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley

February 20, 2017

Benjamin Levy, MD, has been named clinical director of medical oncology and medical director of thoracic oncology for the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital.

Benjamin Levy, MD

Benjamin Levy, MD, has been named clinical director of medical oncology and medical director of thoracic oncology for the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC.

Levy, former director of thoracic medical oncology and assistant professor of medicine at Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine, is developing one of the few multispecialty programs for lung cancer in the Washington, DC, region, integrating oncology, surgery, pathology and radiation oncology, and offering the latest clinical trials available at Johns Hopkins evaluating novel immunotherapeutic strategies, according to a release from Johns Hopkins. He will also direct clinical inpatient and outpatient operations of Sibley’s medical oncology services and oversee quality and safety standards across all Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center facilities.

Levy earned his medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia, completed a residency at Georgetown University, and completed his fellowship in hematology-oncology at Weill Cornell Medical College.

The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center recently opened a 30,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility at Sibley, doubling its capacity for delivering cancer treatments. The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center also has facilities at The Johns Hopkins Hospital; Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore; Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland; and the Johns Hopkins Health Care and Surgery Center at Green Spring Station in Lutherville, Maryland. Across all of its facilities, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center specialists see more than 11,000 new patients each year.