Alanna Levine


Dr. Alanna Levine is a New York based pediatrician and a mom of two children.  As a spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Levine frequently appears on television and in print speaking about breaking medical news and common parenting topics.  Dr. Levine is also a contributor for, on the board of advisors for, and on the executive committee for the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Council on Communications and Media. She also writes a blog for the Summer Infant website.

Dr. Levine sees patients at Orangetown Pediatric Associates in New York and is also on staff at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in New Jersey.  She completed her internship and residency at the Mount Sinai Hospital, received her medical degree at Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv, Israel, a masters in medical sciences from Boston University, and a bachelors degree from the University of Wisconsin.

Blog Posts by Alanna Levine

My Dad Cheated Death, and Others Can Too
When my father was 13, he was diagnosed with polio. During the summer of 1949, my father attended a summer camp in the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania. While there, he broke his glasses and was taken to a nearby town to have them repaired. Two weeks after the trip, he fell ill with a high fever and stiff muscles. The camp doctor suspected polio was the diagnosis and transported my father directly to a hospital in his home state, New York...
October 24, 2012

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