After graduating from the University of Medicine and Surgery, L'Aquila, Italy in 1985, Dr. Leva completed a residency
in Pediatrics at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Leva, was one of the two founding partners
of the practice. He also joined the faculty of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, building and orchestrating the formation
of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
Currently, he is an associate professor of pediatrics at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and serves
as the division director of the pediatric emergency department. Dr. Leva serves the children of the State of New Jersey
in multiple capacities. For the past 10 years, he has been elected the Vice-Chair of the Child Fatality, Near Fatality Review Board
of the State of New Jersey. He has served as the chairman of the Emergency Services for children committee of the State of New Jersey.
He is very involved in the New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Leva is board certified in both general pediatrics and
pediatric emergency medicine.