MEET DR. LEVINE
MEMBERSHIPS, OFFICES, & COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
Member, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Member, American Society of Plastic Surgery
Member, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
Reviewer, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal
American Board of Plastic Surgery
New York State Medical License
ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS & PRIVILEGES
Zucker School of Medicine, Hofstra University, Assistant Professor of Surgery (Plastic)
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, Assistant Attending, Department of Surgery (Plastic)
Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, New York, NY, Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery (Plastic)
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY, Attending Surgeon, Department of Surgery (Plastic)
Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY, Assistant Attending, Department of Surgery (Plastic)
7/2012-2014, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, Assistant in Service, Clinical Instructor, Department of Plastic Surgery
AWARDS & HONORS
Fourth-place prize for Resident Poster Competition, American Association of Plastic Surgeons 91st Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California
Blair Rodgers Resident Research Award, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York University Medical Center
Outstanding Contribution to Student Life Award, NYU School of Medicine
Public Leadership Conference, Brookings Institution, Washington DC
New York Academy of Science, Louis L. Seaman Grant in Microbiology
Wendell Phillips Award Finalist, Tufts University
Arnold B. Hoffman University Service Award, Tufts University
7/2012-6/2013, Fellow, Microsurgery, New York University Medical Center, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
INTERNSHIPS & RESIDENCIES
7/2009-6/2012, Resident, Plastic Surgery, New York University Medical Center, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
7/2007-6/2009, Resident, General Surgery, New York University Medical Center, New York
7/2006-6/2007, Intern, General Surgery, New York University Medical Center, New York
Broer PN, Levine SM, Tanna N, Weichman KE, Hershman G, Caldroney S, Allen R, Hirsch D, Saadeh PB, Levine JP. A Novel Approach to Frontal Sinus Surgery: Treatment Algorithm Revisited. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. Accepted for publication.
Broer P, Tanna N, Franco P, Thanik VD, Levine, SM, Garfein ES, Saadeh PB, Ceradini DJ, Hirsch DL, Levine JP. Microsurgical Craniomaxillofacial Reconstruction for Giant Ameloblastoma: A Ten-Year Perspective. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. Accepted for publication.
Levine SM, Sinno S, Levine JP, Saadeh PB. Current Thoughts for the Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Using the Evidence to Determine Fact or Fiction. Annals of Surgery. Accepted for publication.
Matarasso A, Levine SM. Liposuction MOC. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2012. Accepted for publication.
Wetterau M, Stern C, Nguyen P, Levine SM, Wilson S, Weisnstein A, et al. A patient-based Education system increases the rate of breast reconstruction following mastectomy in a public hospital. Ann Plast Surg. Accepted for publication.
Levine SM, Patel N, Disa JJ. Outcomes of delayed abdominal-based autologous breast reconstruction versus latissimus dorsi flap plus implant reconstruction in previously irradiated patients. Ann Plast Surg. 2012; 69(4):380-2.
Levine SM, Weichman K, Wilson K, Levine JP, Karp NS. Antibiotic selection in the treatment of infectious complications of implant-based reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. Accepted for publication.
Levine SM, Levine A, Raghubir J, Levine JP. A Ten-Year Review of Breast Reconstruction in a Public Hospital. Ann Plast Surg. 2012; 69(4):376-9.
Levine SM, Levine JP, Saadeh PB. An evidence-based approach to the surgical management of pressure ulcers. Ann Plast Surg. 2012; 69(4):482-4.
Haddock NT, Greaney P, Otterburn D, Levine SM, Allen RJ Sr. Predicting perforator location on preoperative imaging for the profunda artery perforator (PAP) flap. Microsurgery. 2012. epub ahead of print.
Levine SM, Shapiro RL. Surgical Treatment of Malignant Melanoma: Practical Guidelines. Dermatol Clin. 2012; 30(3):487-501.
Zide BM, Levine SM. Hemangioma update: pearls from 30 years of treatment. Ann Plast Surg. 2012; 69(1):99-103.
Levine SM, Reformat DD, Thorne C. Cutis Aplasia – A Review of Perioperative Management and Case Report. Am J Crit Care. 2012:21(3):212-5.
Levine SM, Lester ME, Fontenot B, Allen RJ Sr. Perforator flap reconstruction after unsatisfactory implant reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2011:66(5):513-7.
Levine SM, Frangos SG, Hanna B, Colen K, Levine JP. Aeromonas septicemia after medicinal leech use following replantation of severed digits. Am J Crit Care. 2010:19(5):469-71.
Levine SM, Garfein ES, Weiner H, Yaremchuk MJ, Saadeh PB, Gurtner G, Levine JP, Warren SM. Intracranial microvascular free flaps. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2009; 25(2)89-95.
Lin EA, Zhang XS, Levine SM, Gill S, Falush D, Blaser MJ. Natural transformation of Helicobacter pylori involves the integration of short DNA fragments interrupted by gaps of variable size. PLoS Pathog. 2009:5(3)e1000337.
Levine SM, Levine E, Taub PJ, Weinberg H. Electrosurgical excision technique for the treatment of multiple cutaneous lesions in neurofibromatosis type I. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery. 2008:61(8):958-962.
Levine SM, Vaksman A, Hiotis K, Levine JP. Breast reconstruction in a university-based public hospital. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 2007;106(1)S76-S77.
Levine SM, Lin E, Emara W, Kang J, DiBenedetto M, Ando T, Falush, D, Blaser MJ. Plastic cells and populations: DNA substrate characteristics in Helicobacter pylori transformation define a highly flexible but conservative system for genomic variation. FASEB J. 2007;21(13):3458-67.
Spector JA, Levine SM, Levine JP. Free tissue transfer distal to the lower extremity distal to the zone of injury: indications and outcomes over a twenty-five year experience. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2007;120(4):952-9.
Spector JA, Levine SM, Karp NS. Surgical solutions to the problem of massive weight loss. World Journal of Gastroenterology. 2006;12(41):6602-7.
Pei Z, Yang L, Peek RM, Levine SM, Pride DT, Blaser, MJ. Bacterial biota in reflux esophagitis and Barrett’s esophagus. World Journal of Gastroenterology. 2005;11:7277-83.
Levine SM, Tang YW, Pei Z. Recent advances and future trends in molecular detection of Bacillus anthracis. Reviews in Medical Microbiology, 2005;16:25-33.
Bottone EJB, Levine SM, Burton R, Namdari H. Unclassified bacillus species resembling Bacillus Anthracis: potential for misdiagnosis during anthrax alert. Clinical Microbiology Newsletter, 2003; 25:49-53.
Levine SM, Perez-Perez G, Olivares A, Yee H, Hanna BA, Blaser MJ. PCR-based detection of Bacillus anthracis in formalin-fixed tissue from a patient receiving ciprofloxacin. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2002; 40:360-2.
Ando T, Peek RM, Levine SM, Pride D, Takata T, Lee YC, Kusugami K, van der Ende A, Kuipers EJ Kusters JG, Blaser MJ. Polymorphisms of Helicobacter pylori HP0638 reflect geographic origin and correlate with cagA status. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 2002; 40:239-46.
Levine SM, Chang DW, Mehrara BJ. Lymphedema. Grabb and Smith’s Plastic Surgery, 7th edition, 2012, in press.
Levine SM, Hazen A, Sharma, S. Free latissimus dorsi flap. Reconstructive Surgery of the Lower Extremity. Editors: Pu L, Levine JP, Wei FC, 2012, in press.
Levine SM, Saadeh PB. Reconstruction after amputation. Reconstructive Surgery of the Lower Extremity. Editors: Pu L, Levine JP, Wei FC, 2012, in press.
Tanna N, Levine SM, Allen RJ. Anatomy & Elevation of the Posterior Thigh for Breast Reconstruction. Operative Microsurgery. Editors: Jones NF, Boyd JB, 2012, in press.