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Stuart B. Levy, MD


Programs + Specialties
Training + Education University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Mount Sinai Medical Center; National Institutes of Health
Board Certifications Internal Medicine
NPI # 1992813562
Gender Male
Language(s) French
Accepted Insurances View Accepted Insurances at Tufts MC + Floating Hospital

Locations + Directions

Tufts Medical Center
800 Washington St., #245
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-6764
Fax #: 617-636-0458


Stuart Levy, MD, is Professor of Molecular Biology & Microbiology and of Medicine and Director of the Center for Adaptation Genetics & Drug Resistance at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Levy discovered the efflux mechanism for drug (tetracycline) resistance and was among the first scientists to document the transfer of resistant bacteria from animals to farm workers.

Much of Dr. Levy’s work as a microbiologist and physician has focused on the mechanisms and control of drug resistance, in both bacterial and mammalian cells. He is also co-founder and President of the Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics, the leading global non-governmental organization working to preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics for current and future generations.