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David S. Levine, MD

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About Dr. Levine


David S. Levine, MD, was born and raised on Long Island, New York. He attended Cornell University where he graduated from the College of Arts and Sciences with ‘Distinction in All Subjects’ in 1988. He attended the Weill Cornell Medical College, achieving his degree in 1992. He subsequently performed a General Surgery Internship at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center. He returned to New York City in 1993 to begin his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Hospital for Special Surgery. Completing his residency training in 1997, he received the Jean C. McDaniel Award for ‘Excellence in Orthopedics’ from his peers. In 1997-98 he received fellowship training in Orthopedic Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery of the Foot and Ankle at Harborview Medical Center / University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, Washington.

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Special Expertise

Fractures and Dislocations of the Foot and Ankle
Post-Traumatic Reconstruction of the Foot and Ankle
Arthrodesis / Arthroplasty / Tendon Transfers of the Foot and Ankle
Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery

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Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Medical Director, HSS ASC of Manhattan, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS)
Association for the Study of Internal Fixation


American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 15 Years
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors, 2012-2020
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2009-2022
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2016-2022
Jean C. McDaniel Award - Hospital for Special Surgery, 1997
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society - Weill Cornell Medical College, 1992
T. Campbell Thompson Award for ‘Excellence in Orthopedics’ - Weill Cornell Medical College, 1992


MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York


Hospital for Special Surgery, New York


Harborview Medical Center/University of Washington Medical Center, Orthopedic Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery of the Foot and Ankle, Seattle, Washington

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Surgical Locations

Dr. Levine performs surgery at the following locations:

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Levine as of July 10, 2023.

  • HS2, LLC - Ownership Interest
  • HSS ASC of Manhattan, LLC - Ownership Interest

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.

Patients should feel free to ask their HSS physicians questions about these relationships.

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