Penn Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic Surgery Faculty

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Lawrence Scott Levin, MD

Paul D. Magnuson Professor of Bone and Joint Surgery
Attending, Presbyterian Hospital & Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Attending, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Attending, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Chair, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
Penn Medicine Center
3737 Market Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-294-9607
Fax: 215-349-5890
Education:
B.S. (Zoology)
Duke University, 1977.
N/A (Medicine)
St. George's University School of Medicine, 1980.
MD (Medicine)
Temple University School of Medicine, 1982.
Post-Graduate Training
Traveling Fellow, Clinical and Laboratory Participant, Hand and Microvascular Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hiroshima University School of Medicine, Hiroshima, Japan, 1977-1977.
Intern, General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 1982-1983.
Resident, General and Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 1983-1984.
Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 1984-1988.
Resident, Plastic, Reconstructive, Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 1988-1991.
A.O. Traveling Fellow, AO/ASIF Foundation, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland, 1988-1988.
Fellow, Hand and Microvascular, Christine Kleinert Institute, Louisville, KY, 1988-1988.
Fellow, Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 1989-1989.
Traveling Fellow, Orthopaedics, American Orthopaedic Association North American Traveling Fellowship, 1990-1990.
Traveling Fellow, Orthopaedics, American Orthopaedic Association, American, British, Canadian Traveling Fellowship, 1995-1995.
Burnell Traveling Fellow, Hand Surgery, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 1999-2000.
Certifications
National Board of Medical Examiners, 1983.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1993.
American Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1993.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery, 1994.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Recertification), 2003.
The College of Medicine of South Africa (CMSA), Honorary Fellowship of the College of Plastic Surgeons, 2006.
University of Athens, School of Medicine, Honorary Doctorate Degree, 2008.
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Selected Publications

Yannascoli SM, Thibaudeau S, Levin LS: Management of Soft Tissue Defects of the Hand. Journal of Hand Surgery Elsevier, Inc. 40: 1237-1244, June 2015.

Clement RC, Soo AE, Kheir MM, Derman PB, Flynn DN, Levin LS, Fleisher L: What Incentives are Created by Medicare Payments for Total Knee Arthroplasty? American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. March 2015 Notes: Accepted for presentation at the AAOS Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.

Fan Kenneth L, Patel Ketan M, Mardini Samir, Attinger Christopher, Levin L Scott, Evans Karen K: Evidence to support controversy in microsurgery. Plastic and reconstructive surgery 135(3): 595e-608e, Mar 2015.

Tang Juyu, Zhu Hainan, Luo Xusong, Li Qinfeng, Levin L Scott, Tintle Lcdr Scott M: A vascularized elbow allotransplantation model in the rat. Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery / American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons ... [et al.] Mar 2015.

Cho Eugenia H, Garcia Ryan M, Pien Irene, Kuchibhatla Maragatha, Levinson Howard, Erdmann Detlev, Levin L Scott, Hollenbeck Scott T: Vascular considerations in foot and ankle free tissue transfer: Analysis of 231 free flaps. Microsurgery Mar 2015.

Nelson Jonas A, Fischer John P, Grover Ritwik, Kovach Stephen J, Low David W, Kanchwala Suhail K, Levin L Scott, Serletti Joseph M, Wu Liza C: Vein grafting your way out of trouble: Examining the utility and efficacy of vein grafts in microsurgery. Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS Feb 2015.

Silvestre J, Guzman JZ, Abbattamatteo JM, Chang B, Levin LS: Evaluation of Content and Accessibility of Hand Fellowship Websites. Hand January 2015 Notes: (Accepted for publication, January 2015).

Luo Xusong, Liu Fei, Wang Xi, Yang Qun, Wang Shoubao, Zhou Xianyu, Qian Yunliang, Yang Jun, Levin Lawrence Scott: Region-oriented and staged treatment strategy in reconstruction of severe cervical contracture. PloS one 10(4): e0122669, 2015.

McAuliffe CL, Clement RC, Kheir MM, Derman PB, speck RM, Flynn DN, Levin LS, Fleisher LA : What are the Economic Consequences of Unplanned Readmissions Following Total Hip Arthroplasty? American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons 24th Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX. November 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Clement RC, Kheir MM, Derman PB, Flynn D, Speck RM, Levin LS, Fleisher LA: What Incentives are Created by Medicare Payments for Total Hip Arthoplasty? American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons 24th Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX. November 2014.

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