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Anya Levinson


Pediatric hematologist-oncologist
Pediatric leukemia specialist, baker and mom of three boys

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.

  • Education

    Columbia University, MD, 2014

  • Residencies

    Columbia University, Pediatrics, 2017

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, 2020

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)

    Decorative Caduceus

    A Study to Learn More About the Health of Persons With Down Syndrome After Treatment for Acute ...

    Summary statistics will be used to characterize the study populations on CHC outcomes. Quantitative data (number of comorbidities) will be summarized using descriptive statistics and correlational techniques. Will use pooled logis...


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    Imatinib Mesylate and Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Newly Diagnosed Philad...

    Three-year DFS and 95% confidence intervals (CI) of SR Ph+ ALL patients treated continuous imatinib mesylate with high risk Children's Oncology Group (COG)-ALL chemotherapy backbone or more intensive European (Es)PhALL chemotherap...


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