I love my job – I get to help families through their times of greatest need while chipping away at the mysteries of cancer biology.
Where I see patients (2)
Dr. Anya Levinson is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist who cares for children with cancer. She specializes in treating in blood cancers, such as leukemia and lymphoma.
In her research, Levinson studies ways to improve survival and decrease the toxic effects of treatment for children with leukemia. She focuses on steroid resistance in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia and on targeted therapies for acute myeloid leukemia. She is also involved in medical education.
After earning a bachelor’s degree in ecology and evolutionary biology from Princeton University, Levinson earned her medical degree from the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. She completed a residency in pediatrics at New York – Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, an affiliate of Columbia, followed by a fellowship in pediatric hematology and oncology at UCSF.
Columbia University, MD, 2014
Columbia University, Pediatrics, 2017
UCSF, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, 2020