Dr. Jeremy E. Levenson is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in corneal and external diseases. He practices at the Pacific Eye, Ear & Skull Base Center, Pacific Neuroscience Institute, located at Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica. In addition, he is clinical professor of ophthalmology, emeritus, at the Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA Medical School.
Dr. Levenson received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Zoology (with highest honors) from UCLA and graduated AOA Medical Honorary Society from the University of California Medical Center in San Francisco. This was followed by postgraduate medical training at the Veterans Administration Hospital (UCLA-affiliated hospitals), United States Public Health Service in Boston (Commissioned Officer, Surgical Staff), and the Jules Stein Eye Institute. Dr. Levenson was awarded a Fellowship in Corneal Surgery at the University of Florida in Gainesville after which he returned to Jules Stein Eye Institute as Chief Resident.
A recipient of the Senior Award, Dr. Levenson was recognized for his years teaching residents at the Jules Stein Eye Institute. In 2010 he was awarded the S. Rodman Irvine Prize which is a foremost award given once a year to clinical staff honoring their contributions to the teaching program at the Jules Stein Eye Institute.
“Being a physician,” Dr. Levenson says, “has allowed me to work with so many wonderful people, both patients and colleagues. I don’t believe there is a better way of spending your life because of the sense of pleasure you get from helping others.”
External diseases of the eye
Medical DegreeMD, University of California Medical Center, San Francisco
ResidencyVeterans Administration Hospital (UCLA affiliated hospital)
United States Public Health Service in Boston (Commissioned Officer, Surgical Staff)
Jules Stein Eye Institute
FellowshipCorneal Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
CertificationsAmerican Board of Ophthalmology