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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Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
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
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors, 2012-2018
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2009-2018
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2016-2018
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
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS)
Association for the Study of Internal Fixation
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As of June 13, 2018, Dr. Levine reported no financial interest relationships with healthcare industry.
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American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
New York, Connecticut
Paletta GA, Levine DS, O’Brien SJ, Wickiewicz T, Warren RF. Patterns of Meniscal Injury Associated with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury in Skiers. The American Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol. 20, No. 5: 542-7, 1992.
Cornell CN, Levine DS, Pagnani, M. Internal Fixation of Proximal Humerus Fractures using the Screw – Tension Band Technique. J Orthop Trauma, Vol. 8, No. 1: 23, 1994.
Helfet DL, Borrelli J, Shonnard PY, Levine DS. Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis of Distal Tibia Fractures. Injury 28(1):S.A42-S.A48, 1997.
Cornell CN, Levine DS, O’Doherty J, Lyden JP. Unipolar Versus Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty for the Treatment of Femoral Neck Fractures in the Elderly Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. Number 348, 67-71, 1998.
For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.