Allan Levey, M.D., PhD

Allan  Levey, M.D.
Emory Clinic

Professor, Chair of the Department of Neurology

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Specialties:
Neurology (Board certified since 1990)
Areas of Clinical Interest:
Alzheimers disease
dementia assessment
hydrocephalus
memory behavior
Office(s) Locations:
Emory Clinic at Executive Park
12 Executive Park Dr NE 5th Fl
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 778-3444
Hospital Affiliation(s):
Emory University Hospital
Additional Spoken Language(s):
French
About Dr. Levey

Dr. Levey is a neurologist and neuroscientist internationally recognized for his work in neurodegenerative disease. Dr. Levey has consistently been listed among one of the Best Doctors in America. Under his leadership, the Department of Neurology is ranked among the top ten departments in the United States for research and among the top clinical programs by US News and World Report.

Subspecialty Certification: Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry

Year Started Practicing: 1981
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 1991
Organizational Memberships:
American Academy of Neurology
American Neurological Association
Society for Neuroscience
Major or Recent Publications:

Dr. Levey has more than 300 research publications, contributing to understanding the brain systems and mechanisms involved in Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. Current research is focused on discovery of novel molecular targets and advancing their development towards predictive biomarkers and new therapeutic strategies.

Awards:
Dr. Levey has received many awards including the Derek Denny-Brown Neurological Scholar Award from the American Neurological Association, the Heikkila Research Scholar Award from the National Parkinson Foundation, the Team Hope Award for Medical Leadership from the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, and he was inducted into the Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars. Dr. Levey was also named an ISI Highly Cited Researcher in the field of Neuroscience
Education:
Medical School
University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Internship
Michael Reese Hospital & Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Residency
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Fellowship
University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL
National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD