ATAP Advocates
Taking a Stand For Patients

ATAP President

Dr. Robert Levin

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Dr. Levin is the President of the Florida Society of Rheumatology. He has achieved several educational milestones, including a B.A. Degree in Chemistry with Honors from Oberlin College in Ohio and a Doctor of Medicine from Hahnemann University in Pennsylvania.   Subsequently, Dr. Levin completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine as well as his Rheumatology fellowship at the Medical College of Pennsylvania. Dr. Levin's scholarly background also includes experience as an Instructor of Medicine for the Medical College of Pennsylvania before beginning his Rheumatology practice in 1989.

During his career, Dr. Levin has written for several publications and presented numerous lectures relating to his rheumatology specialties in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, NSAIDS, COX II inhibitors, polymyalgia rheumatica, giant cell arteritis, sarcoidosis, SLE, systemic sclerosis, osteoporosis, and glucocorticoid induced osteoporosis. Additionally, Dr. Levin has remained active in the world of academia by teaching as an Affiliate Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida. His commitment to continuing education is further displayed in his tireless research as the principal investigator in dozens of clinical trials involving rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, lower back pain, chronic pain, and fibromyalgia.

Dr. Levin is board certified by both the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Internal Medicine, with a Subspecialty of Rheumatology. He is an active affiliate of Mease Hospitals, where he has worked on various quality assurance committees and served as both the Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine and the Chairman of Rheumatology between the years 1990 and 2002.  Currently, Dr. Levin is a Fellow Member in a number of medical societies, including the American College of Rheumatology and the American College of Physicians. Dr. Levin is well known in the Tampa Bay area for providing the highest standards of patient care.