I. Martin Levy, MD
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Practice Specialty
- Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
- Medical Education
- New York Medical College
- Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- Hospital for Special Surgery
- Main Location
- Academic Title
- Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
- Administrative Title
- Director, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program
- Clinical Focus
Sports medicine, ligament and cartilage injuries of the knee, throwing injuries and instability of the shoulder, arthroscopy
- Research Focus
Meniscal biomechanics, ACL reconstruction, epidemiology of football injuries on artificial surfaces, measurement tools for graduate education and epidemiology of injuries of dogs participating in canine agility.
Martin Levy, MD is a board-certified, fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and arthroscopy. He is also an expert in anterior cruciate reconstruction and revision of failed ACL surgery. Dr. Levy is a Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine as well as Orthopaedic’sResidency Program Director. His experience is extensive, notably in arthroscopy and meniscus surgery including meniscal repair, arthroscopic stabilization of shoulder instability, arthroscopic repair of SLAP injuries and other shoulder maladies in athletes, as well as arthroscopic and open solutions for patellar instability.
He earned his medical degree from New York Medical College. He was an assistant resident in General Surgery at Metropolitan Hospital Center, Chief Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery at Montefiore and Fellow in the Sports Medicine Service at the Hospital for Special Surgery.
Dr. Levy’s early research focused on soft tissue biomechanics and injury epidemiology. More recently he has concentrated on optimizing the surgical skills of orthopaedic surgery residents using operant learning methodologies. He has created a surgical skills program for teaching the behaviors needed to use orthopaedic tools fluently.