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.
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.
Resident, Plastic, Reconstructive, Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 1988-1991.
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 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1993.
American Board of Orthopaedic 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

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.

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).

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.

Kheir, M. M., Clement, R. C., Derman, P. B., Flynn, D. N., Speck, R. M., Levin, S., Fleisher, L.: : Are there identifiable risk factors and causes associated with unplanned readmissions following total knee arthroplasty? Journal of Arthroplasty 29(11): 2192-2196, November 2014.

Tintle S, Lee GC, Levin LS: Free Vascularized Fibular Grafts for Femoral Heand Osteonecrosis: An Alternative Technique Utilizing a Buttress Plate for Graft Fixation. Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances November 2014 Notes: Submitted for publication Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances, November 2014.

Kheir MM, Clement RC, Derman PB, speck RM, Flynn DN, Levin LS, Fleisher LA: How Will Financial Incentives to Provide TKA for Sicker Patients Change with Bundled Payments? 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 are Incentivies are Created by Medicare Payments for Total Knee Arthoplasty? American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons 24th Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX. November 2014.

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.

Levin LS, et al: Attitudes towards Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation of the Hands and Face in an Urban Population. Vascularized Composite Allotransplant October 2014 Notes: accepted for publication – Vascularized Composite Allotransplant

Clement, R. C., Kheir, M. M., Derman, P. B., Flynn, D. N., Speck, R. M., Levin, S., Fleisher, L.: : What are the economic consequences of unplanned readmissions following total knee arthroplasty? Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 472(10): 3134-3141, October 2014.

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