Dr. Alex Levin, MD

Dr. Alex Levin, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
61 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Alex Levin, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in pediatric ophthalmology.Read his story

Wills Eye Pediatric Ophthalmology & Ocular Genetics

840 Walnut St Ste 1210

Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Intergroup

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Top Care Areas

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Retinal Dystrophy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
very high
more than 96% of peers
more than 72% of peers

Dr. Levin's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Levin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Levin "Alex V. Levin, MD, MHSc is Chief of the Wills Eye Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics Service. He graduated medical school from Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University and completed a pediatric residency at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). After a year on staff at CHOP as a child abuse pediatrician, he then completed an ophthalmology residency program at Wills Eye Hospital and a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Dr. Levin is board certified in both pediatrics and ophthalmology and his interests include childhood cataract, childhood glaucoma, childhood uveitis, genetic eye disorders in adults and children, the eye in systemic diseases of childhood, child abuse, and medical and ophthalmology ethics. Dr. Levin is widely published in the pediatric and ophthalmology peer-reviewed literature and is frequently invited to speak at national and international conferences. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Academy of Ophthalmology."
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1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

3  Board Certifications

  • Child Abuse Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

16  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease

2  Procedures

  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Strabismus Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Wills Eye Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Hosp Sick Chldn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Levin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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