Carey was born in Albuquerque, NM, raised mostly on the Front Range and Carbondale, CO. She is a graduate of CRMS in Carbondale. Dr. Levin obtained an undergraduate degree in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology and psychology from CU. After graduating from college, she joined a rural community health center in Northern California working as a MA and community health outreach worker. She left to become a doctor with the intention of returning to a rural community with the skills necessary to meet some of the community needs.
As a medical student at the University of California, Davis she engaged in projects designed to bring young primary care doctors to rural areas. She graduated from medical school with high honors, Alpha Omega Alpha and after having received multiple awards and scholarships for her teaching, leadership, and dedication to the underserved. Dr. Levin completed her pediatric residency at The University of California, San Francisco in a specialized training program for underserved medicine, PLUS (Pediatric Leadership for the Underserved) Program. As a resident, she created programs that addressed health disparities and received multiple grants and awards for this work.
She is fluent in medical Spanish and has always maintained a dual language practice. Dr. Levin has been part of a team working at the Multi-Disciplinary Assessment Center at San Francisco General as a general pediatrician diagnosing autism and other developmental disorders. In addition, she has taught medical students and residents in urgent care and in-patient settings, while working for a large Federally Qualified Health Center and the University of California. Currently, she precepts PA and NP students through CVCC’s outpatient sites. Dr. Levin is the medical director of CVCC. She maintains privileges at Aspen Valley Hospital. Dr. Levin can be found playing in the mountains and rivers with her husband and two girls whenever she can!