Susan Levenstein, MD

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About me

Occupation Physician
Location Rome, Italy
Introduction I moved to Rome in 1978 after finishing my training in New York, and have been practicing primary care internal medicine there ever since, treating a clientele that’s featured Roman auto mechanics and British ambassadors, Indonesian art restorers and Filipina maids, Russian poets and Ethiopian priests. When not seeing patients, doing research in psychosomatic medicine, or being the Artist's Wife to my composer husband, my favorite activities are blogging at Stethoscope On Rome, playing the piano, performing watsu (WATer shiatSU, a form of bodywork in warm water), and walking the streets of the most beautiful city in the world. My memoir of Italian medical adventures, Dottoressa: An American Doctor In Rome, was published by Paul Dry Books in May 2019.
Interests Avant-garde music; watsu; travel; playing the piano.