M.D., University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas, 2009
Internship: General Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas, 2009-2010
Residency: General Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas, 2010-2016
MS in Clinical Research, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas, 2011-2013
Minimally Invasive Surgery (Foregut/Bariatrics) Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 2016-2017
Certification American Board of Surgery, 2016- present
Certification American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, 2017 - present
Diplomate of American Board of Obesity Medicine, 2020 - present
Shauna Levy, MD, MS, FACS, DABOM is an Assistant Professor of Surgery who started as full-time faculty at Tulane University Medical Center in October 2017. Dr. Levy is a 5th generation Texan who was born and raised in Houston. Since moving to New Orleans, Dr Levy has fallen in love with the city. She married a Louisiana native, and they welcomed their first child in 2020.
Dr Levy is double board certified in General Surgery and Obesity medicine. She is fellowship trained in minimally invasive surgery with an emphasis on Foregut and Bariatric surgery. She is also a Diplomate of the American board of Obesity Medicine and Medical Director of Tulane Hospital’s Bariatric Center.
Dr Levy has always been interested in fitness, weight loss and nutrition; she is very passionate about helping patients treat the disease of obesity. She specializes in surgical weight loss treatments including vertical sleeve gastrectomy, roux en y gastric bypass and duodenal switch. Dr Levy understands that not everyone wants or qualifies for weight loss surgery, and she offers non-surgical treatment options for weight loss in her medical weight loss clinic. This clinic can also help patients who have gained weight back after bariatric surgery. Dr Levy works with each patient to help them achieve long term weight loss. Visit https://tulaneweightloss.com/ to find out how to get started today.
Obesity is the second leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Many people believe obesity is caused by simply overeating and a lack of self-control. It is a chronic, progressive disease caused by many genetic and environmental factors. Watch Dr. Shauna Levy on FOX 8 TV NOLA's health minute.
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