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2016 Speakers TEDxColumbus

Marc Levitt

Marc Levitt, MD, is the Surgical Director of the Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction (CCPR) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at the Ohio State University.  The CCPR aligns specialists within GI, Colorectal, Pediatric Surgery, Urology and Gynecology to create a comprehensive treatment program assisting children with these complex disorders, and is the first fully integrated program of its kind in the world.

Dr. Levitt received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  He completed his general surgery residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, a fellowship in Pediatric Colorectal Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and a Pediatric Surgery fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. He has been on faculty at the Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital before coming to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in 2014.

Dr. Levitt has published more than 180 peer-reviewed articles and 80 book chapters, and has delivered over 500 national/international/regional presentations of his work. He has been an invited visiting professor all over the world. Dr. Levitt has trained numerous clinical fellows, research fellows, nurses and students and has directed multiple colorectal surgery training courses attended by established surgeons and surgical trainees from all over the world. He dedicates much of his free time to mission trips to the developing world where he trains surgeons and nurses in complex colorectal techniques.

Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Surgeon, Author, Professor