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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.
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.
Bunnell Traveling Fellow, Hand Surgery, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 1999-2000.
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

Shubinets Valeriy, Gerety Patrick A, Pannucci Christopher J, Butler Paris D, Mirzabeigi Michael N, Chang Benjamin, Levin L Scott, Lin Ines C: Attitude of hand surgeons toward Affordable Care Act: A survey of members of American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Journal of orthopaedics 14(1): 38-44, Mar 2017.

Cho Eugenia H, Bauder Andrew R, Centkowski Sierra, Shammas Ronnie L, Mundy Lily, Kovach Stephen J, Levin L Scott, Hollenbeck Scott T: Preoperative Platelet Count Predicts Lower Extremity Free Flap Thrombosis: A Multi-Institutional Experience. Plastic and reconstructive surgery 139(1): 220-230, Jan 2017.

Momeni Arash, Lanni Michael, Levin L Scott, Kovach Stephen J: Microsurgical Reconstruction of Traumatic Lower Extremity Defects in the Pediatric Population. Plastic and reconstructive surgery Dec 2016.

Gu Chuan, Liu Fei, Luo Xusong, Zhou Xianyu, Yang Jun, Levin L Scott: Triptolide Reduces the Required Dose of Tacrolimus by Attenuating Inflammation, Enhancing Immunosuppression, and Increasing Donor Chimerism in a Heterotopic Hindlimb Transplantation Model. Plastic and reconstructive surgery 138(6): 1243-1253, Dec 2016.

Roberts S E, Thibaudeau S, Burrell J C, Zager E L, Cullen D K, Levin L S: To reverse or not to reverse? A systematic review of autograft polarity on functional outcomes following peripheral nerve repair surgery. Microsurgery Dec 2016.

Momeni Arash, Chang Benjamin, Levin L Scott: Technology and vascularized composite allotransplantation (VCA)-lessons learned from the first bilateral pediatric hand transplant. Journal of materials science. Materials in medicine 27(11): 161, Nov 2016.

Xu Heng, Zhang Zheng, Tao Wei, Steinberger Zvi, Li Hua, Levin L Scott, Fang Yong, Zhang Yi Xin: Ex Vivo Delay: A Novel Approach to Increase Prefabricated Flaps Survival Rate. Journal of reconstructive microsurgery 32(8): 632-8, Oct 2016.

Kazmers Nikolas H, Thibaudeau Stephanie, Levin L Scott: A Scapholunate Ligament-Sparing Technique Utilizing the Medial Femoral Condyle Corticocancellous Free Flap to Reconstruct Scaphoid Nonunions With Proximal Pole Avascular Necrosis. The Journal of hand surgery 41(9): e309-15, Sep 2016.

Schenker Mara L, Baldwin Keith D, Israelite Craig L, Levin L Scott, Mehta Samir, Ahn Jaimo: Selecting the Best and Brightest: A Structured Approach to Orthopedic Resident Selection. Journal of surgical education 73(5): 879-85, Sep-Oct 2016.

Clement R Carter, Derman Peter B, Kheir Michael M, Soo Adrianne E, Flynn David N, Levin L Scott, Fleisher Lee: Risk Adjustment for Medicare Total Knee Arthroplasty Bundled Payments. Orthopedics 39(5): e911-6, Sep 2016.

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