Dr. David Levy joined Chesapeake Urology in August 2020 after serving patients for 12 years at the Cleveland Clinic Department of Urology. During that time, he held the position of Chief, Urologic Services, at the Cleveland Clinic Euclid Hospital for seven years.
Dr. Levy is a recognized expert in prostate cryosurgery, an outpatient curative prostate cancer procedure that he has been performing for the past 15 years. He has published numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts on prostate cryosurgery detailing patient selection criteria, procedure-related side effects and outcomes analyses, as well as the definition of treatment success for the procedure for patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer and those treated for recurrence following failed radiation therapy.
Dr. Levy also has substantial experience in prostate cancer nutrition and directed a Prostate Cancer Nutrition Genetics Clinic in Cleveland where he treated more than 450 prostate cancer patients in a non-operative manner over the past six years.
He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 1985. He received his Doctorate of Medicine degree from the Chicago Medical School and completed his General Surgery Internship and Urology Residency at University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University. Following his residency, Dr. Levy completed a fellowship in Urologic Oncology at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Levy has authored numerous scientific articles and book chapters and was the founding editor of Pearls of Wisdom in Urology, a board review book with five editions. He has spoken at more than 75 meetings over the years and is a member of the American Urological Association and the Society of Urologic Oncology.