Tamar Levene, MD is a board-certified physician in pediatric general surgery. She joined Memorial Physician Group and Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital as a pediatric general surgeon in 2016.
Previously, Dr. Levene served as assistant professor of pediatric surgery and pediatrics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. She was chief of pediatric surgery at Mount Sinai Roosevelt and co-director of surgical clerkship at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Dr. Levene earned her medical degree in 2005 from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia. She finished a post-doctoral research fellowship in 2009 at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. In 2012, she completed her residency in general surgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She went on to complete a pediatric surgery clinical fellowship in 2014 at St. Louis Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.
- The Gregorio A. Sicard Fellow Teaching Award, Washington University Department of Surgery 2014
- The Dennis Wasson, M.D. Award for Outstanding Performance in Surgical Residency, 2012
- The Sam Harvey Yale Surgical Society Outstanding Resident Award, 2012
- Yale General Surgery Administrative Chief Resident 2011-2012
- Bridgeport Hospital Trauma Resident of the Year 2010
- Rosencrantz Basic Science Award, American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Surgery 2009
- Rosencrantz Basic Science Award, American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Surgery 2008
- TERMIS EU Best Abstract recognition, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society 2008
- Ohse Research Award, Yale-New Haven Hospital 2008
- Ira S. Goldenberg General Surgery Intern of the Year, Yale-New Haven Hospital 2006
- Class of 1966 Scholarship recipient, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 2001-2005
- The Hugo Otto Wolf Memorial Prize, University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science 2001