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Dr. Jeffrey Levine

Family Medicine
Hillsborough, NJ
32 years experience male

Locations

Interactive Health Solutions

Hillsborough

Address

10 Beverly Drive, Hillsborough
Directions

Fax

9085815648

Insurances accepted

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

About

Bio

Dr. Jeff Levine is Professor and Director of Women's Health Programs in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, and Professor in Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Levine has been very active in women's health research and education. He has participated in over forty clinical trials as both a principal and co-investigator. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, monographs, and book chapters. Dr. Levine has also given over a hundred CME and community presentations throughout the country. He also devotes much of his time to teaching medical students, residents and fellows. In 2005, Dr. Levine was selected as a UMDNJ Master Educator in recognition of his outstanding contributions.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Family Medicine

Gynecology

Licenses

United States: New Jersey

Doctor Q&A

805 Answers
300 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Yes, endorphins: Endorphins are substances produced in the brain that function like opiates (ie, morphine), usually released during exercise, excitement, pain, sex, or... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Not sure: Sex may have brought on your period early, but I would still recommend taking emergency contraception asap just in case. Please use condoms for STI p... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Possible related: Some medications, including some antibiotics might interact with oral contraceptives, and/or your menstrual cycle. See a clinician if your symptoms p... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Should be okay: Few meds are adversely affected by temperatures cooler than recommended, especially when still above freezing (32 degrees). However, many meds are ad... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: Provided you do not have hypertension or other contraindications to decongestants. Just limit use of both medications and take as directed.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Not MRI: I would not refer someone I have not physically examined for an MRI. However, I might recommend that they see their clinician about ordering one. I ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Possible hives: If these developed acutely, they may be hives (urticaria), which can occur from an allergic reaction, stress, temperature change or no known reason. ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Usually w/i 3 months: Nausea from estrogen-containing birth control pills is common, and usually resolves within three months. Try taking pill with dinner. Can also put f... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Probably: Most home urine pregnancy tests are accurate as early as two weeks after conception. There are several other reasons, besides pregnancy, for you to h... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
DIet and Exercise: You cannot spot reduce, but abdominal exercises can help tone your abdominal muscles. Eating a healthy diet combined with aerobic exercise may also h... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Can be normal: Clearish/White bilateral nipple discharge due to stimulation from your partner sucking on them is not uncommon and not serious. Have him stop sucking... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Discuss with Dr: You may not need Clomid (clomiphene) to conceive after stopping Ginette. Some PCOS patients are able to ovulate and conceive just on Metformin and/or... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Canker sore: Canker sores or apthous ulcers can cause your symptoms. Try topical anesthetic paste to reduce pain and protect the area until it heals. Avoid acidi... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Poss BC pills: If you are taking an estrogen containing oral contraceptive pills (OCPs), it is not uncommon to develop breast swelling and/or tenderness. If it pers... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Give it a rest: Masturbation is normal and healthy, provided it is not excessive or becomes an obsession. It sounds like you may still have some bruising of ur scrotu... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Strain vs Stone: Two most likely causes are a low back strain or a kidney stone (nephrolithiasis). Kidney stones usually cause a pulsating pain, radiating to groin wi... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
See dr asap: I would need more information, including which drugs he uses and how he takes them (ie, injects), to help narrow down possible diagnoses. My biggest ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Feces: Brownish discharge with flatus (farting) is most likely loose feces (stool). If blood and mucus are mixed in with it, see your clinician asap. It co... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Possibly: It is not uncommon to have some light spotting or brownish discharge early in pregnancy, so it does not necessarily indicate that you are having a mis... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Depends: There are other factors that may affect the answer, such as if your LMP was regular or not, if you had sex another time but forgot, etc. If above inf... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Most likely: It is not uncommon for birthmarks to be more vascular and sensitive to sun exposure. Apply cool compresses, topical steroid cream, and wear light cot... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Unusual : It is very unusual to undergo a sinus culture especially with only five days of symptoms. Did your doctor actually insert a needle into your sinus cav... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
7 days after what?: Are you referring to 7 days after unprotected sex or 7 days after missed period. Most newer urine pregnancy tests are very sensitive and can be accur... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Get formal analysis: If u have actively been trying to get pregnant with your husband >1 year, that medically defines infertility, and you should both be formally evalu... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Eustachian Tube Dysf: U may have a condition called Eustachian Tube Dysfunction, which often occurs with upper respiratory infections, and feels similar to ears popping whi... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Thyroid Gland: The thyroid gland is the largest purely endocrine gland. The Pancreas is larger, but is technically a heterocrine gland (exocrine and endocrine funct... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Irregular Menses: It is common for young women to miss periods, or have them come late, especially with excessive stress, weight loss, or exercise. If you did not ovula... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Can take 12-18mos: While Depo-Provera provides reversible contraception, it can take 12 - 18 months to regain your fertility after stopping it. Start prenatal vitamin a... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Amenorrhea: Having no period for two or more consecutive months, warrants a work-up for secondary amenorrhea. Assuming you are not pregnant given that it has bee... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Likely not pregnant: If the period u got on Sun was expected and of normal duration, then it is unlikely that u r pregnant. If concerned, u can check a urine pregnancy te... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Check Pregnancy Test: If you had unprotected sex last month, and did not have a typical menstrual period this month, you should check a home pregnancy test. If it is positi... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
No!: It's very common to have irregular periods after insertion of Nexplanon. Your periods may eventually normalize, get less frequent, stop all together,... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Honor Him: I am sorry for ur loss. As a father of four daughters, I know how important a father's presence can and should be in a young woman's life. There r loc... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Hormonal changes: It is possible for women, especially young women to develop breast tenderness and ovarian/uterine cramping due to hormonal changes, despite your menst... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Endometrial shedding: Brownish discharge could be from hemolyzed blood from endometrial lining shedding from your uterus. However, if pregnancy test was done
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
She already knows: It sounds like your friend is now aware of two of the main side effects of cutting your nails too short - Pain and Bleeding. The other significant ri... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Seek Dr asap: There are several possible causes for chronic ear pressure with vertigo - Meniere's Disease, Eutachian Tube Dysfunction, Uncontrolled Hypertention, et... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Did you followup?: 1. Did u follow-up with your DR 1-2 wks after taking the medical abortion regimen to confirm u were no longer pregnant? If so, 2. What are u using ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Progestin-only Pills: or POPs are not nearly as effective at cycle control as estrogen containing contraceptives. They also must be taken around the same time everyday to b... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Rapidly Reversible: Once Skyla removed, levonorgestrel (hormone) levels drop precipitously, and cycles return to whatever pattern you had prior to Skyla. Unlike Mirena/L... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Address Anxiety: There are many benign reasons for having a dull ache on left side for 4 mos, besides anything pancreas related. There are more concervative tests (la... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Not at all: It will make your children O+ and excellent blood donors!
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Several bad things: Dehydration, Electrolyte abnormalities, laxative dependence, ileus, among other problems. Don't do it.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
How long on OCPs?: It can take your body 3+ months to adjust to all hormonal contraception, including birth control pills. It is not uncommon to get sxs irregular spot... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Why?: Why are you taking Adderall randomly at night? It is not indicated for that use. Is the clinician who prescribed Adderall to u aware that u are using... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Yes and no: The medication in a z-pack, azithromycin, is the drug of choice for chlamydia. However, it is supposed to be given as 1gm stat, i.e. Four 250mg tablet... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Possibly Arthritis: Your symptoms may be due to arthritis in your shoulder, especially given your symptoms and history. However, a rotator cuff injury is also possible. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Unlikely. : It is unlikely within 5 days of AB, but you can certainly ovulate and become pregnant before your periods resume. I strongly encourage you to discuss ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Don't worry: Most meds remain active / intact beyond expiration date. Please dispose of remaining gels and buy new ones.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Possibly. : It really depends on how hard you are actually hitting yourself. My bigger concern is that you are doing that at all to manage your anger. I strongly ... Read More

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Dr. Levine is a keen observer and accurate reviewer of care, providing a unique and appreciated learning experience. His answers to patient questions reveals a thoughtful, well founded and compassion...Read More
Nov 28, 2014
Thank you Dr. Levin for sharing your valuable knowledge which both your peers and patients alike benefit from.
Nov 7, 2014
Dr. Levine is an astute clinician who I am delighted to endorse as a top clinician here on Health Tap.
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This made me feel good. Thanks! When cleared, I had thick yellow mucus with streaks of blood, little more actually. After this my soar throat felt better and my throat was recovering better.The mucus ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I have felt to dizzy and just not right when I took the full dose at one time. I am otherwise very healthy with great blood test results so far in life. Hope to keep th...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you. I am in immense pain. I paid $190 for 2 days without much relief. I have tingling in my right hand and cannot hardly move my head. He said he can help but now...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1990MD

Residency

OVERLOOK HOSPITAL
Completed 1993

Awards

Leonard Tow Award for Humanism in Medicine, Gold Foundation
Faculty Award & Induction, Gold Humanism Honor Society
Norman C. Edelman Clinical Mentoring Award

Affiliations

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
AAFP, NJAFP, ABFM, Society of Active Physician
Association Reproductive Health Professionals
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