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
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 2 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 215-662-3350
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.
Fellow, Hand and Microvascular, Christine Kleinert Institute, Louisville, KY, 1988-1988.
A.O. Traveling Fellow, AO/ASIF Foundation, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland, 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

Schenker ML, Baldwin K, Israelite CL, Levin LS, Mehta S, Ahn J: A Systematic Approach to Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Selection - Selecting the Best and Brightest and Practice Management/Rehabilitation Guided Poster Tour. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA March 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Tintle S, Potter BK, Elliott RM, Levin LS: Hand Transplant. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 2(1), January 2014.

Nelson JA, Fischer JP, Haddock NT, Mackay D, Wink JD, Levin LS: Striving for Normalcy after Lower Extremity Reconstruction: The Role of Secondary Aesthetic Refinements. Journal of Aesthetic 2014 Notes: Submitted for Publication, January 2014.

Levin LS, et.al: Are there Identifiable Risk Factors or Causes Associated with Unplanned Readmission Following TKA? American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Meeting 2014 Notes: Accepted for presentation.

Steinberg DR, Tintle S, Bozentka DR, Levin LS: Sports Injuries-Traumatic Injuries of the Hand and Wrist. Springer 2014 Notes: (Accepted for publication in Springer 2014).

Fischer, JP, Elliott, RM, Kozin, SH, Levin, LS: Free Function Muscle Transfer for Upper Extremity Reconstruction: A Review of Indications, Techniques, and Outcomes. Journal of Hand Surgery 38A(12): 2485-2490, December 2013.

Levin LS & The American Society for Surgery of the Hand Council: ASSH Position Statement on Hand Tranplantation 2013. The Journal of Hand Surgery 38A(11): 2234-2235, November 2013.

Haddock NT, Alosh H, Easley ME, Levin LS, Wapner KL: Applications of the Medial Femoral Condyle Free Flap for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction. The Journal of Foot and Ankle International. The Journal of Foot and Ankle International 34(10): 1395-1402, October 2013.

Zelenski N, Brigman B, Levin LS, Erdmann D, Eward W: The Vascularized Fibular Graft in the Pediatric Upper Extremity: A Durable, Biological Solution to Large Oncologic Defects. Sarcoma 2013, October 2013.

Erdmann D, Garcia R, Blueschke G, Brigman BE, Levin LS: Vascularized Fibula based Physis Transfer for Pediatric Proximal Humerus Reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 132(2), August 2013.

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