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Harlan Levine, M.D.

Harlan Levine, M.D., is the chief executive of the City of Hope Medical Foundation. In this role, he oversees the ambulatory and outpatient practices on City of Hope’s main campus and community clinics and the Center for International Medicine. He is a member of City of Hope’s organization-wide executive team and the comprehensive cancer center executive committee.

Known for his ability to collaborate across the health care continuum, Dr. Levine has extensive experience in driving change across large organizations. He brings a unique set of skills and background to his position, making him exceptionally qualified to lead the foundation as City of Hope expands care beyond the Duarte campus via partnerships with other providers and payers.
Prior to City of Hope, he served as executive vice president of Wellpoint, Inc. leading the Comprehensive Health Solutions division, and overseeing health and specialty management, pharmacy, and health care, retail and clinical IT strategy.

Prior to WellPoint, Dr. Levine was the national practice leader for Tower Watson’s health management consulting practice.  Before that, he served in roles of increasing clinical management responsibility, including chief clinical officer of OptumHealth, a division of United Health Group, based in Minneapolis; and regional medical director of PacifiCare of California, based in Los Angeles.

Dr. Levine is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and licensed by the Medical Board of California.  

He earned his undergraduate degree from Harvard University, his medical degree from the University of California San Francisco and interned at Mount Zion Hospital and Medical Center in San Francisco. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Cedars-Sinai Health System in Los Angeles.


  • M.D., University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA
  • B.A., Harvard University, Cambridge, MA


  • Internal Medicine - Cedars-Sinai Health System


  • Mount Zion Hospital and Medical Center
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