Our Team : Cynthia Levy, Assistant Director

Cynthia Levy, M.D.

Dr. Cynthia Levy is a native of Brazil, where she graduated from medical school at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. She completed residency in Internal Medicine first at her home institution and then at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Levy undertook training in Gastroenterology at Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN, and subsequently went to University of Florida, Gainesville, for a Transplant Hepatology Fellowship, later joining their staff. In 2010 she returned to the University of Miami as an Associate Professor of Medicine.

Dr. Levy currently serves as the Assistant Director for the Schiff Center for Liver Diseases and is the Program Director for the Transplant Hepatology Fellowship. She has a strong research interest in autoimmune and cholestatic liver diseases and runs both investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored studies. Dr Levy is also the UM principal investigator for the NIH Porphyria Consortium. She is an American Gastroenterology Association Fellow and a Fellow of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. She has over 60 peer-reviewed publications, including original papers, editorials, reviews and book chapters.

Research Interests:

  • Biliary Tract Disorders

  • Autoimmune Hepatitis