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Lawrence Scott Levin, MD, FACS

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

Contact information
Penn Medicine University City
3737 Market Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3340
Fax: 215-349-5890
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.
Bunnell Traveling Fellow, Hand Surgery, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 1999-2000.
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

Levin L Scott: From Autotransplantation to Allotransplantation: A Perspective on the Future of Reconstructive Microsurgery. Journal of reconstructive microsurgery Apr 2018.

Kazmers Nikolas H, Thibaudeau Stephanie, Gerety Patrick, Lambi Alex G, Levin Lawrence Scott: Versatility of the Medial Femoral Condyle Flap for Extremity Reconstruction and Identification of Risk Factors for Nonunion, Delayed Time to Union, and Complications. Annals of plastic surgery 80(4): 364-372, Apr 2018.

Kazmers Nikolas H, Liu Tiffany C, Wu Chia H, Steinberg David R, Bozentka David J, Levin L Scott, Gray Benjamin L: Deferring Routine Wrist Radiography Does Not Affect Management of de Quervain Tendinopathy Patients. Journal of wrist surgery 7(2): 115-120, Apr 2018.

Colen David L, Carney Martin J, Shubinets Valeriy, Lanni Michael A, Liu Tiffany, Levin L Scott, Lee Gwo-Chin, Kovach Stephen J: Soft-Tissue Reconstruction of the Complicated Knee Arthroplasty: Principles and Predictors of Salvage. Plastic and reconstructive surgery 141(4): 1040-1048, Apr 2018.

Weissenbacher Annemarie, Cendales Linda, Morelon Emmanuel, Petruzzo Palmina, Brandacher Gerald, Friend Peter J, Gorantla Vijay, Kaufman Christina, Krapf Johanna, Levin Lawrence Scott, Vrakas Georgios, Schneeberger Stefan: Meeting Report of the 13th Congress of the International Society of Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation. Transplantation Apr 2018.

Yan Chun Hoi, Arciola Carla Renata, Soriano Alex, Levin L Scott, Bauer Thomas W, Parvizi Javad: Team Approach: The Management of Infection After Total Knee Replacement. JBJS reviews 6(4): e9, Apr 2018.

Levin L Scott: Reply to Letter: Muscle versus fasciocutaneous free flaps in lower extremity traumatic reconstruction: A multicenter outcomes analysis. Plastic and reconstructive surgery Mar 2018.

Levin L Scott: Discussion: Long-Term Patient-Reported Outcomes following Free Flap Lower Extremity Reconstruction for Traumatic Injuries. Plastic and reconstructive surgery 141(3): 784-785, Mar 2018.

Kamei Naosuke, Ochi Mitsuo, Adachi Nobuo, Ishikawa Masakazu, Yanada Shinobu, Levin L Scott, Kamei Goki, Kobayashi Takaaki: The safety and efficacy of magnetic targeting using autologous mesenchymal stem cells for cartilage repair. Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA Mar 2018.

Gaetz William, Kessler Sudha K, Roberts Tim P L, Berman Jeffrey I, Levy Todd J, Hsia Michelle, Humpl Deborah, Schwartz Erin S, Amaral Sandra, Chang Ben, Levin Lawrence Scott: Massive cortical reorganization is reversible following bilateral transplants of the hands: evidence from the first successful bilateral pediatric hand transplant patient. Annals of clinical and translational neurology 5(1): 92-97, Jan 2018.

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