Faculty Profile

Daniela  Levanon, MDDaniela Levanon, MD
Phone: 718-918-6360
E-mail: Daniela.levanon@nbhn.net

Dr. Levanon is the Director of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology. Dr Levanon is board-certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition with an additional certification in Nutrition for Physicians. Dr. Levanon is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and a Visiting Associate Professor in the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Columbia University.

Undergraduate School:

The Hebrew University – Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel

Medical School:

The Hebrew University – Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel

Training:

  • Internship: Bikur-Holim Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Residency: Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel
  • Residency: Babies and Children’s Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship: Babies and Children’s Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center

Bibliography:

  • Normatov I, Gershel J, Levanon D: Nutritional Disorders Among Bangladeshi-American Children: From Failure to Thrive to Obesity within One Decade of Life. Presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Washington, DC, May 6, 2013.
  • Apfel T, Gershel J, Levanon D: The Hidden Epidemic of Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). Presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Washington, DC, May 6, 2013.
  • Normatov I, Gershel J, Levanon D: A Ten-Year Follow-Up of Obesity Care in a Primary Care Clinic. Presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Washington, DC, May 5, 2013
  • Edelman M, Levanon D, Gershel JC: Constipation as the presenting symptom of milk protein allergy. Presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Boston, April 30, 2012.
  • Oclese C, Gershel J, Levanon D: Are primary care providers properly identifying and evaluating obese children? Then and now. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Vancouver BC, May 2010.
  • Toussi SS, Abadi J, Rosenberg M, Levanon D: Prevalence of hepatitis B and C virus infections in children infected with HIV. Clin Infect Dis 2007;45:795-8.
  • Yin J, Levanon D, Chen JD: Inhibitory effects of stress on postprandial gastric myoelectrical activity and vagal tone in healthy subjects. Neurogastroenterol Motil 2004;16:737-44.
  • Levanon D, Goss B, Chen JD: Inhibitory effect of white wine on gastric myoelectrical activity and the role of vagal tone. Dig Dis Sci 2002;47:2500-5.
  • Levanon D, Chen JZ: Electrogastrography: its role in managing gastric disorders. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 1998;27:431-43.
  • Lin X, Levanon D, Chen JD: Impaired postprandial gastric slow waves in patients with functional dyspepsia. Dig Dis Sci 1998;43:1678-84.
  • Levanon D, Zhang M, Chen JD: Efficiency and efficacy of the electrogastrogram. Dig Dis Sci 1998;43:1023-30.
  • Levanon D, Zhang M, Orr WC, Chen JD: Effects of meal volume and composition on gastric myoelectrical activity. Am J Physiol 1998;274(2 Pt 1):G430-4.

Abstarcts

  • Hahn B, Small J, Kota AS, Nelson K, Gershel JC, Levanon D. Sedentary Behavior and Fatty Liver: Is There an Association in Children? Presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Baltimore, MD, April 30, 2016.

Publications

  • Rosen D, Chu J, Morotti R, Levanon D, Rose S, Lee S, Arnon R. Hepatitis C virus-autoimmune hepatitis overlap syndrome in an adolescent. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015 Aug;61(2):e7-9