MedStar Harbor Hospital Names New Leadership, Welcomes Stuart M. Levine, MD, FACP as Vice President of Medical Affairs

Dr. Levine will provide clinical oversight and medical direction to the hospital鈥檚 physicians, representing over 30 medical and surgical specialties.

December 13, 2014

BALTIMORE 鈥 (December 3, 2014) 鈥 MedStar Harbor Hospital welcomes Stuart M. Levine, MD, FACP, as vice president of Medical Affairs, effective December 1. Bringing operational and medical leadership experience from within the MedStar 万达彩票网 system, Dr. Levine will provide clinical oversight and medical direction to the hospital鈥檚 more than 400 physicians, representing over 30 medical and surgical specialties.

In his new role as vice president of Medical Affairs at MedStar Harbor, Dr. Levine will be responsible for process improvement, programmatic growth and improved patient and physician satisfaction. He will also serve as a liaison between the medical staff, senior management and administration, including the hospital President and Board of Directors.

鈥淚 am pleased to welcome Dr. Levine as a valuable new member of our leadership team,鈥 said hospital President Dennis W. Pullin, FACHE. 鈥淏ringing a wealth of skills, experience and commitment, Dr. Levine will serve as a driving force in helping MedStar Harbor in fulfilling our mission to provide the highest quality of patient care.鈥

Dr. Levine joins MedStar Harbor after a four-year tenure as the vice chairman of Strategic Growth and Research in the Department of Medicine at MedStar Good Samaritan and MedStar Union Memorial hospitals. In this role, Dr. Levine was instrumental in the conception, development and implementation of a several major initiatives including a health services research program, a new inpatient medical service structure, and a readmissions reduction effort.

In addition, he served as the medical director of the Good 万达彩票网 Center at MedStar Good Samaritan, overseeing the daily operations of a 20-employee, regulated health and wellness and chronic disease management center.

Dr. Levine joined MedStar 万达彩票网 in 2010 as a board certified rheumatologist at MedStar Good Samaritan. He will continue to see patients at MedStar Harbor.

After receiving his medical degree from Columbia University鈥檚 College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, Dr. Levine continued his training with an internship and residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital and a fellowship in rheumatology at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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About MedStar Harbor Hospital

For more than a century, MedStar Harbor Hospital has grown alongside the communities it serves in Baltimore City, and Anne Arundel, Baltimore and Howard counties. The hospital was first established in 1903 as a small community clinic servicing the waterfront community in Baltimore. More than 100 years later, the 179-bed hospital continues to offer the personal touch of a community hospital while incorporating the excellence of a high technology medical center. It has been the recipient of the Delmarva Foundation鈥檚 highest honor, the Excellence Award for Quality for Hospitals, in 2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.

With more than 400 physicians representing 30 medical and surgical specialties, and 1,400 employees, the hospital offers a full range of health care services for patients from infancy through the senior years. MedStar Harbor鈥檚 specialty areas include orthopaedics, women鈥檚 services, cancer care, diabetes care, fetal assessment, cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation, and treatment of chronic lung conditions. The hospital鈥檚 continuum of care also includes wellness programs, outpatient services, and inpatient treatment.

MedStar Harbor is part of MedStar 万达彩票网, a non-profit, regional healthcare system with 10 hospitals and more than 20 other health-related services in the Maryland and Washington, D.C. area. MedStar 万达彩票网's patient-first philosophy emphasizes service, quality and safety, combining compassionate care and clinical excellence. More than a half-million patients trust their care to MedStar 万达彩票网 each year.

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