Marlon F. Levy, M.D., is the Interim Senior Vice President for Health Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University and the Interim CEO of the VCU Health System.
Dr. Levy is an abdominal multi-organ (liver, pancreas, kidney, islet cell) transplant surgeon. He is chair of the Division of Transplant Surgery at VCU Health and director of the VCU Health Hume-Lee Transplant Center. Dr. Levy oversees kidney, liver, pancreatic and islet cell transplantation; live donor and pediatric transplantation; an advanced liver cancer surgery program; a vascular/dialysis access program; and shared administrative oversight of heart transplant and mechanical circulatory support programs. He also holds the David M. Hume Endowed Professor and
Prior to his arrival at VCU, Dr. Levy served as founder and surgical director of transplantation for Baylor All Saints Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas, a position he held for 13 years. Dr. Levy received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, completed his general surgery residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, and his multi-organ transplant surgery fellowship at Baylor. He attained his Master of Business Administration degree from Brandeis University. He is board-certified in general surgery — previously with added qualifications in surgical critical care — and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Levy’s surgical practice encompasses all phases of pre-, peri- and post-operative care of the abdominal transplant recipient. In 2014, he was elected to membership in the American Surgical Association. Long a major voice in transplant policy, Dr. Levy has served as the medical director of the Southwest Transplant Alliance in Dallas and has been a member of several OPTN/UNOS committees, including chair of the Operations Committee and on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. This work has given him a strong perspective on the complex mission of the larger transplant community.