Dr. Lawrence Levitt

Dr. Lawrence Levitt is Senior Consultant in Neurology Emeritus at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He founded the neurology division at that hospital and co-led a successful effort to transform it into the largest teaching hospital in Pennsylvania. He is professor of Clinical Medicine (Neurology) at Penn State College of Medicine. A graduate of Queens College, he attended Cornell University Medical College as a Jonas Salk Scholar. Dr. Levitt completed his internship and first year medical residency at the Cornell Division of Bellevue Hospital. He trained in neurology at the Harvard teaching hospitals of the Longwood Area Neurology Program. He is co-author of Neurology, one of America’s most popular neurology texts published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. The book is now in its seventh edition, and translated into eight foreign languages including Russian, Chinese, and Japanese.