Paul E. Levin, MD
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Practice Specialty
- Orthopaedic Surgery, General Orthopaedics, Trauma and Fractures
- Medical Education
- SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
- Montefiore Medical Center
- Univeristy of Texas Health System - San Antonio
- Main Location
- Academic Title
- Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
- Administrative Title
- Vice Chairman, Orthopaedic Surgery
- Clinical Focus
General orthopaedics, non-operative management of musculoskeletal conditions, fracture surgery and complications of fractures
- Research Focus
Patient/physician communication and patient autonomy
Paul E. Levin, MD joined Montefiore and our Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2004 and is the Vice Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedicsas well as the Director of the Department of Orthopaedics, Moses Campus. At Einstein, he serves as Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a board certified orthopaedic specialist with expertise in general orthopaedics, non-operative management of musculoskeletal conditions, fracture surgery and complications of fractures.
He received his medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in 1980 and completed his orthopaedic residency at Montefiore in 1985. He subsequently completed a fellowship in orthopaedic traumatology at the University of Texas in Houston and a second fellowship in fracture care at the Kantospital in Basel, Switzerland.
Dr. Levin teaches classes in bioethics and a course in Patient, Doctors and Communities, both of which focus on collaboration among patients and professionals regarding health care delivery. Known for exploring treatment options with his patients along with the desire to identify a strategy for successful care without surgical intervention, he has been called on to lecture on patient-clinician communication and surgical safety. Dr. Levin is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and chairman of the organization’s Committee on Ethics and Lectures.