Angelique W. Levi, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology; Director, Pathology Outreach

Physician Biography

According to Angelique Levi, MD, director of Pathology Outreach, a pathologist who specializes in cervical diseases and prostate cancer, “the pathologist is the most important doctor you will likely never meet.” That is because pathologists spend their time examining patients with a microscope—not a stethoscope. As a doctor, a pathologist is trained to give diagnoses based upon the appearance of patients' cells or tissue under a high-powered microscope.

“First and foremost, a pathologist’s responsibility to a patient is to arrive at a correct diagnosis,” Dr. Levi says. “The second part is to communicate those results accurately to the treating physician.”

Dr. Levi is skilled in cytopathology, a diagnostic technique that relies on the examination of individual cells in a patient sample, whether from an aspiration/biopsy, smear, or body fluid. For example, cytopathology is used to examine cells from a woman’s Pap smear. This type of examination can also be done on samples collected by fine-needle aspiration and allows for the unique opportunity to perform many additional molecular tests from a single fluid sample. Two examples include high-risk human papilloma virus (HPV) DNA testing from a Pap smear and flow cytometry testing to evaluate for lymphoma. Dr. Levi has extensive experience with cervical disease, HPV, and prostate cancer.

As a fourth-year medical student, Dr. Levi took a pathology course and found herself captivated by the subject. “I’ve always been a visual learner and person by nature,” she says. “Even when I’m not thinking about diseases, I enjoy scanning slides and looking at histology (the study of the structure of cells and tissues).” As an associate professor of pathology at Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Levi conducts clinical based research and is involved with clinical trials related to HPV-related cervical disease and MRI-targeted prostate cancer. She has also been a participant in the Yale School of Management Emerging Physician Leaders program.

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult; Child
Referrals: MD to MD Consult

Patient Care Organizations

Pathology: Cytopathology | Surgical Pathology

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

Board Certifications

  • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology AB of Pathology (2002)

  • Cytopathology AB of Pathology (2003)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Prostate A PrOspective Phase 2/3 Multi-Center Study of 18F-DCFPyL PET/CT Imaging in Patients With PRostate Cancer: Examination of Diagnostic AccuracY (OSPREY)
Cervix Uteri Treatment of High-Grade Pre-Neoplastic Cervical Lesions (CIN 2/3) Using a Novel "Prime and Pull" Strategy
Prostate A Phase 3 Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of 99mTc-MIP-1404 SPECT/CT Imaging to Detect Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer in Men With Biopsy Proven Low-Grade Prostate Cancer Who Are Candidates for Active Surveillance (proSPECT-AS)

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Contact Info

Angelique W. Levi, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Surgical PathologyYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste EP2 631

New Haven, CT 06510
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Yale CytopathologyClinic Building
789 Howard Avenue, Ste CB5 515

New Haven, CT 06519
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Office Location
Department of PathologyLauder Hall
310 Cedar Street, Ste LHB 201

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Department of Pathology
PO Box 208023

New Haven, CT 06520-8023

Curriculum Vitae

Yale Pathology

Yale Pathology Labs