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Dr. Albert Levy in his office

Dr. Albert Levy, MD, F.A.A.F.P.

Assistant Clinical Professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Albert Levy, MD, has been in private practice in Manhattan since 1986 and is certified by the American Board of Family Practice.

Dr. Levy received his MD from the Federal University of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. He came to the United States to complete a residency in General Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center and a residency in Family Medicine at Downstate Medical Center  in Brooklyn, New York.

Dr Levy has trained in many areas of medicine, including geriatrics, pediatrics, adult medicine, gynecology, obstetrics, general surgery, psychiatry and psychoanalysis. He has also studied and trained in some alternative therapies that he believes can help towards prevention and healing.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (FAAFP), the New York Academy of Medicine and the Royal Society of Medicine (UK).

He is also a member of the American Medical Association, New York Academy of Sciences, and the American Society of Psychoanalytic Physicians

Dr Levy has admitting privileges at Lenox Hill Hospital (Northwell Health), Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital, Mount Sinai St Luke’s and Mount Sinai West (formerly known as Roosevelt Hospital Center).

He holds academic appointments at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York Medical College and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and rotations are available in the practice for medical students from these colleges. Dr. Levy also lectures at various medical conferences in the United States and abroad.

Dr Levy is a private, fee-for-service provider taking time to talk with and listen to his patients at every visit. He speaks and practices in several languages including French, Portuguese, Spanish and Italian.

For several consecutive years, Dr Levy has featured on the list of Top Doctors in the United States and in New York, as well as appearing in Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in The World.

Awards recognizing Dr. Levy as a top doctor

Jill Sadowski, NP – Nurse Practitioner

Jill Sadowski is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner who joined us in March 2021 to continue her medical career in family health in the City. Jill is from New Jersey and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Delaware and her Masters in Nursing from Georgia State University. She had extensive training in adult, pediatric and women’s health as well as in hospitals caring for cancer, cardiac and post-surgery patients.

Jill is experienced and comes from a hard-working, caring background. She is able to assess. diagnose and treat patients in the family medicine setting, and she can manage patients with chronic medical conditions such as asthma, hypertension and diabetes. Jill likes to work closely with Dr Albert Levy who is always on hand to offer his advice and opinions if necessary.

Jill accepts many insurances including Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Oxford, United Healthcare, Cigna, Oscar, Humana and Medicare.

 

Margaret Schifano, PA-C – Physician Assistant

Margaret Schifano (formerly Margaret Clipperton), PA-C is a Board Certified Physician Assistant, originally from Minnesota. She attended Pepperdine University for her Undergraduate degree in Biology and Hispanic Studies and then went on to get her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Harding University. She has been practicing as a PA in New York City since January 2020 taking care of patients from infants to the elderly. She is also currently completing a Fellowship in Emergency Medicine from Columbia University Medical Center/New York Presbyterian.

Like Jill, Margaret is a compassionate and caring listener with a genuine interest in the patient-centered approach to healthcare and offers the full range of Family Medicine services. She performs physicals, GYN Examinations and full medical examinations for school, work and visa forms.  Margaret is a valued member of our medical team liaising closely with Dr Albert Levy, specialists and other referral doctors.

Margaret accepts Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Oscar, Oxford Freedom Plan, and United Healthcare