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Jacob Levitt, MD
Dermatology
    • Position
    • PROFESSOR | Dermatology
    • Specialty
    • Dermatology
    • Languages
    • English
    • Hebrew
    • Spanish
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West

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. 

Certification

American Board of Dermatology

Clinical Focus

  • Acne
  • Acne Vulgaris
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Alopecia Areata
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Biopsy
  • Bullous Pemphigoid
  • Cellulitis
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dysplastic Nevus
  • Eczema
  • Excision
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma Annulare
  • Head Lice
  • Herpes
  • Hidradenitis Suppuritiva
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Itch
  • Keloid
  • Melanoma
  • Melasma
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Checks
  • Moles
  • Nevus
  • Pediculosis
  • Pemphigus Vulgaris
  • Photodamage
  • Plantar Warts
  • Pruritus
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriasis Vulgaris
  • Punch Biopsy
  • Pyoderma Gangrenosum
  • Rash
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Care
  • Skin Check
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Total Body Skin Exam
  • Wrinkles

Education

MD, Yeshiva University

Internship, Internal Medicine
Soundshore Medical Center(CLOSED)

Residency, Dermatology
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Languages

English, Hebrew, Spanish