Bruce Levy - Dr. Bruce Levy Medical Examiner Nashville Tennessee

Pathology Informatics Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital



Current location

United States

Work category

Medical and Nursing



Medical Examiner Dr. Bruce P. Levy is a physician, pathologist and businessman with an interest in forensic medicine, medical informatics and medical management. Dr. Levy received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his Doctor of Medicine Degree from New York Medical College. He did his postgraduate training at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and the New York City Medical Examiner’s Office. He is board certified by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology and forensic pathology. After gaining experience working as a medical examiner in New York, Dr. Bruce Levy served as the Chief Medical Examiner for Nashville and Tennessee from 1997 until 2010. Dr. Levy pioneered complete privatization of medical examiner offices, which started in Nashville and extended to cover two states.

Bruce Levy's Professional Experience

2011 - Present

Massachusetts General Hospital - Pathology Informatics Fellow

Pathology informatics is the study and management of pathology information, information systems and processes. My main areas of focus are digital pathology/image analysis, informatics education and creating links between pathology informatics and clinical informatics.

Key Skills
digital pathology Informatics medical education medical management telepathology
1997 - 2010

Forensic Medical Management Services PLC - Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Examiner

I led a group of outstanding forensic professionals that managed death investigation systems as private contractors instead of government employees. I also served as the Chief Medical Examiner for the State of Tennessee and Metropolitan Nashville/Davidson County, investigating unnatural, suspicious or sudden unexpected deaths and led the state's death investigation system.

Key Skills
autopsies expert testimony Forensics Informatics medical education medical examiner medical management
1992 - 1997

City of New York OCME - City Medical Examiner

I studied and practiced forensic pathology and death investigation. I performed forensic autopsies and testified as a medical examiner in criminal and civil cases.

Key Skills
autopsies expert testimony Forensics medical education medical examiner

Bruce Levy's Education and Qualifications


PhD/Doctorate - MD, Medicine

New York Medical College


PhD/Doctorate - Medicine

St. George's University School of Medicine


Bachelor/Degree - SB, Chemistry

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Bruce Levy’s Internships

Jul 1992 - Jun 1993

City of NY Office of Chief Medical Examiner - Intern

Fellowship in Forensic Pathology

• Certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Jul 1988 - Jun 1992

UMASS Medical Center - Intern

Residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Chief Resident in Clinical Pathology, 1991 – 1992

• Certified by the American Board of Pathology in Forensic Pathology.

Bruce Levy's Additional Information



Reef and salt water aquariums,


National Association of Medical Examiners,
Association for Pathology Informatics
International Academy of Digital Pathology
American College of Physician Executives