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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
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.
Bunnell 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

Colen David L, Lin Ines C, Levin L Scott, Chang Benjamin: Radial Longitudinal Deficiency: Recent Developments, Controversies, and an Evidence-Based Guide to Treatment. The Journal of hand surgery 42(7): 546-563, Jul 2017.

Shammas R L, Hwang B H, Levin L S, Richard M J, Ruch D S, Mithani S K: Outcomes of sympathectomy and vascular bypass for digital ischaemia in connective tissue disorders. The Journal of hand surgery, European volume Page: 1753193417718784, Jul 2017.

Silvestre Jason, Lin Ines C, Levin Lawrence Scott, Chang Benjamin: Variable Operative Experience in Hand Surgery for Plastic Surgery Residents. Journal of surgical education 74(4): 650-655, Jul - Aug 2017.

Momeni Arash, Lanni Michael A, Levin Lawrence S, Kovach Stephen J: Does the use of arteriovenous loops increase complications rates in posttraumatic microsurgical lower extremity reconstruction?-A matched-pair analysis. Microsurgery Jun 2017.

Shammas Ronnie L, Avashia Yash J, Farjat Alfredo E, Catanzano Anthony A, Levin L Scott, Eward William C, Brigman Brian E, Erdmann Detlev: Vascularized Fibula-Based Physis Transfer: A Follow-Up Study of Longitudinal Bone Growth and Complications. Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open 5(5): e1352, May 2017.

Kazmers Nikolas H, Rozell Joshua C, Rumball Kevin M, Kozin Scott H, Zlotolow Dan A, Levin L Scott: Medial Femoral Condyle Microvascular Bone Transfer as a Treatment for Capitate Avascular Necrosis: Surgical Technique and Case Report. The Journal of hand surgery May 2017.

Levin L Scott, Rozell Joshua C, Pulos Nicholas: Distal Radius Fractures in the Elderly. The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 25(3): 179-187, Mar 2017.

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.

Ligh Cassandra A, Nelson Jonas A, Fischer John P, Kovach Stephen J, Levin L Scott: The Effectiveness of Free Vascularized Fibular Flaps in Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head and Neck: A Systematic Review. Journal of reconstructive microsurgery 33(3): 163-172, Mar 2017.

Zimmer Zachary R, Horneff John G, Taylor Ryan M, Levin L Scott, Kovach Stephen, Mehta Samir: Evaluation and Treatment of Open Distal Humeral Fractures. JBJS reviews 5(1), Jan 2017.

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