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Jacob Levitt

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Dermatology
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Specialty

Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology

Clinical Focus

Education

  • MD, Yeshiva University

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    Soundshore Medical Center

  • Residency, Dermatology
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Biography

    Dr. Jacob Levitt is Associate Professor of Dermatology; Residency Director; and Course Director of the MSII Dermatology Pathophysiology course for second year medical students at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine.  Dr. Levitt's clinical interests are heavily influenced by his mentor, Dr. Mark Lebwohl, and include psoriasis and complicated dermatological problems.  In addition, Dr. Levitt has special expertise in head lice and scabies.  Outside of the clinic, Dr. Levitt is President of the Periodic Paralysis Association (www.periodicparalysis.org) and is a fourth degree black belt and instructor in Shotokan Karate. 

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Levitt during 2014 and/or 2015. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Scientific Advisory Board:

  • Amgen Inc.; Janssen Biotech, Inc., formerly Centocor Biotech, Inc.; Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC; Pfizer Inc.; Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

Insurance Information

Physicians who provide services at hospitals and facilities in the Mount Sinai Health System might not participate in the same health plans as those Mount Sinai hospitals and facilities (even if the physicians are employed or contracted by those hospitals or facilities).

Information regarding insurance participation and billing by this physician may be found on this page, and can also be obtained by contacting this provider directly. Because physicians insurance participation can change, the insurance information on this page may not always be up-to-date. Please contact this physician directly to obtain the most up-to-date insurance information.

Insurance and health plan networks that the various Mount Sinai Health System hospitals and facilities participate in can be found on the Mount Sinai Health System website.

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Address

Dermatology Associates
5 East 98th St
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212-241-9728
Fax: 212-987-1197
Dermatology Associates

5 East 98th Street
5th Floor, Box 1048
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212-241-9728
Fax: 212-987-1197
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Office Hours:
  • Tuesday 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Languages:
  • Spanish
  • Hebrew
Insurance Plans
  • 1199
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Direct Pay HMO/POS
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street / PHCS
  • CIGNA Healthcare HMO
  • Cigna - PPO
  • Cigna POS
  • Group Health Insurance (GHI) - HMO
  • Group Health Insurance (GHI) - PPO
  • HIP (all products EXCEPT Medicaid)
  • Medicare Part B
  • Oxford (Medicare)
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - HMO
  • Oxford Liberty
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Mount Sinai Top Tier
  • United Health Care Commercial
Payment Methods
  • Master Card
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Personal Check
  • Cash