In addition to his position at Summit Medical Group, David B. Levine, MD, FAAP, is on the board of Postpartum Support International, helping fathers across the US deal with post-partum depression.
Before joining Summit Medical Group, Dr. Levine practiced with Millburn Pediatrics in Millburn, New Jersey. He also has practiced with Watchung Pediatrics in Warren, New Jersey.
Dr. Levine's inspiration to become a pediatrician came from his positive relationship with his childhood doctor. "Plus, I cannot throw a ball straight, so a career path in baseball ended quickly," he adds in jest! Dr. Levine believes that each child is unique. "Pediatrics is not a one-size-fits-all practice," he says. "I believe that it's important to understand and approach each of my patients' needs individually. I enjoy helping parents understand the importance of spending time with their children and being good role models for healthy habits and behaviors."
Dr. Levine is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has been featured in the New Jersey Family "New Jersey's Favorite Kids' Docs" listings.
When he is not working with his patients, Dr. Levine enjoys family time at home, movies, New York Mets baseball, New York Rangers hockey, New York Giants football and plotting to take over the world with his son and daughter, while mom is not looking.
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