Richard Levy, MD Associate Division Chief, Anesthesiology, Sedation, and Perioperative Medicine



Richard Levy, MD, is the associate chief of the Division of Anesthesiology, Sedation,and Perioperative Medicine.

Dr. Levy is a fellowship-trained pediatric anesthesiologist and director of Cardiac Anesthesiology, which provides care for infants and children with heart defects. He is an active researcher focused on sepsis-associated myocardial dysfunction and improving patient safety.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Critical Care, 2003
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Residency Program, Anesthesiology, 2001
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2001
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1998
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 1996
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • MD, 1995
    New York Medical College
  • BS, Biology, 1991
    State University of New York


Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Clinical Implications of Mitochondrial Dysfunction

(2006) Anesthesiology

Cytochrome oxidase inhibition in septic liver

(2005) Crtitical Care Medicine

Evaluating myocardial depression in sepsis

(2004) Shock

Evidence of myocardial hibernation in the septic heart

(2005) Shock

Glutamine and heat shock proteins One more approach to lung injury

(2005) Critical Care Med

Inhibition of myocardial cytochrome oxidase following carbon monoxide exposure

(2005) Critical Care Medicine

Mitochondrial cytochrome c is released in the septic heart leading to myocardial apoptosis

(2005) Shock

Mitochondrial Diseases

(2006) Anesthesia and Uncommon Diseases

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