Mickey Lebowitz, MD
Vice President, Medical Affairs & Clinical Quality
Mickey Lebowitz, MD, is Vice President for Medical Affairs & Clinical Quality. A highly regarded board-certified internist and endocrinologist who has been on the list of Best Doctors in America, Dr. Lebowitz joined Crouse in 2010 as Senior Medical Quality Director. Providing oversight, mentoring and performance assessment of all physicians and practitioners, Dr. Lebowitz works closely with the quality improvement division on patient safety and process improvement initiatives and partners with physician leaders to help lead system-wide efforts for clinical quality, safety and cost of clinical care. He also oversees infection control, care coordination, physician quality and medical affairs. He’s been in private practice, and was a member of Internist Associates of CNY and then the founder and director of the Crouse Diabetes and Endocrine Center. In 2009, he released his first book, Losing My Patience: Why I Quit the Medical Game. Dr. Lebowitz earned his medical degree from SUNY Upstate, which is also where he completed his internal medicine training, chief residency and endocrine and diabetes fellowship. As a hospitalist at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Syracuse, Dr. Lebowitz received the Resident Teaching Award.