Getting to Know Porphyria Doctors: Dr. Cynthia Levy

  • Jul 21, 2020

Dr. Cynthia Levy


Dr. Levy is a Professor of Medicine at University of Miami, board-certified in Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology. Dr. Levy currently serves as the Associate Director of the Schiff Center for Liver Diseases and was awarded the Arthur Hertz Endowed Chair in Liver Diseases.


Dr. Levy’s clinical research program focuses on cholestatic and autoimmune liver diseases, with emphasis on clinical trial design and conduct.  She is also the University of Miami site principal investigator for the NIH Porphyrias Consortium and participated in clinical trials for AIP and EPP, as well as other investigator-initiated studies in Porphyrias.


Dr. Levy received her M.D. from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). She completed house staff training both at her home University and subsequently at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, in Miami, FL. Dr. Levy completed her 3-year Gastroenterology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and a 1-year Transplant Hepatology Fellowship at University of Florida, in Gainesville, FL.