Penn Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic Surgery Faculty

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Lawrence Scott Levin, MD

Paul B. 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 University City
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

Drolet Brian C, Lifchez Scott D, Jacoby Sidney M, Varone Andrew, Regan Linda A, Baren Jill M, Akelman Edward, Osterman A Lee, Levin L Scott: Perceptions of Emergency Medicine Residency and Hand Surgery Fellowship Program Directors in the Appropriate Disposition of Upper Extremity Emergencies. The Journal of hand surgery 40(12): 2435-9, Dec 2015.

Silvestre Jason, Levin L Scott, Serletti Joseph M, Chang Benjamin: The Plastic Surgery Hand Curriculum. Plastic and reconstructive surgery 136(6): 1239-47, Dec 2015.

Bibbo Christopher, Newman Andrew S, Lackman Richard D, Levin L Scott, Kovach Stephen J: A simplified approach to reconstruction of hemipelvectomy defects with lower extremity free fillet flaps to minimize ischemia time. Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS 68(12): 1750-4, Dec 2015.

Wang Jue, Min Peiru, Grassetti Luca, Lazzeri Davide, Zhang Yi Xin, Nicoli Fabio, Innocenti Marco, Torresetti Matteo, Levin L Scott, Persichetti Paolo: Preliminary Outcomes of Distal IMAP and SEAP Flaps for the Treatment of Unstable Keloids Subject to Recurrent Inflammation and Infections in the Lower Sternal and Upper Abdominal Areas. Journal of reconstructive microsurgery 31(9): 621-30, Nov 2015.

Silvestre Jason, Lin Ines C, Levin L Scott, Chang Benjamin: Experience in Hand Surgery for Graduates of Three Surgical Specialties. Plastic and reconstructive surgery 136(4 Suppl): 24, Oct 2015.

Silvestre Jason, Guzman Javier Z, Abbatematteo Joseph M, Chang Benjamin, Levin L Scott: Evaluation of content and accessibility of hand fellowship websites. Hand (New York, N.Y.) 10(3): 516-21, Sep 2015.

Cho Eugenia H, Garcia Ryan M, Blau Jared, Levinson Howard, Erdmann Detlev, Levin L Scott, Hollenbeck Scott T: Microvascular Anastomoses Using End-to-End versus End-to-Side Technique in Lower Extremity Free Tissue Transfer. Journal of reconstructive microsurgery Aug 2015.

Nelson Jonas A, Fischer John P, Haddock Nicholas T, Mackay Duncan, Wink Jason D, Newman Andrew S, Levin L Scott, Kovach Stephen J: Striving for Normalcy after Lower Extremity Reconstruction with Free Tissue: The Role of Secondary Esthetic Refinements. Journal of reconstructive microsurgery Aug 2015.

Zheng He-Ping, Zhuang Yue-Hong, Lin Jian, Zhang Yi Xin, Levin L Scott, Grassetti Luca, Lazzeri Davide, Persichetti Paolo: Revisit of the anatomy of the distal perforator of the descending genicular artery and clinical application of its perforator "propeller" flap in the reconstruction of soft tissue defects around the knee. Microsurgery 35(5): 370-9, Jul 2015.

Pulos Nicholas, Shaked Abraham, Abt Peter L, Doll Stacey L, McAndrew Christine T, Chang Benjamin, Levin L Scott: Hand allotransplantation: operating room set-up and team coordination. Techniques in hand & upper extremity surgery 19(2): 68-72, Jun 2015.

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