Alex V. Levin, MD, MHSc, FAAP, FAAO, FRCSC


Immediate Past Chair

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)

Dr. Levin is Chief of the Wills Eye Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics Service and Professor, Department of Ophthalmology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

Dr. Levin graduated medical school from Sidney Kimmel Medical College at 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.