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Dr. Levin has a passion for treating patients and athletes with shoulder and knee conditions. He has been studying the knee and shoulder along with providing expert orthopaedic knee and shoulder surgery for 30 years. He is particularly focussed on getting athletes back to return to sport at equal or higher levels than before surgery.


Dr. Levin is recognized for his dedication to providing state-of-the-art surgical procedures in treating complex shoulder and knee injuries. He participates in several professional associations and societies such as American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine AOSSM, American Shoulder and Elbow Society ASES, Arthroscopy Association of North America AANA, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons AAOS where he meets, discusses and provides surgical solutions for complex knee and shoulder injuries with internationally renown surgeons.


Dr. Levin takes the time to listen carefully to the needs and goals of his patients and athletes. He works with them to develop a treatment plan that supersedes their expectations regardless of how complex their problem or injury.

Treatment Philosophy

My philosophy is to provide patients with the highest level, state-of-the-art treatment for shoulder, knee and sports injuries and ailments. Specifically my goal is to get the patient/athlete back to their chosen activity/sport in a timely, efficient and compassionate manner.

Research & Publications

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Patient Testimonials

  • Dr. Levin was there to help me when I was searching for answers to unsolved problems from an injury I sustained playing for USA Rugby. He sat down with me for almost an hour and a half as we discussed possible scenarios and eventually he came to a solution. This was the best medical experience I’v...

    Andrew GuerraUSA Men’s National Rugby TeamNOLA Gold RugbyMajor League Rugby Rookie of the Year 2021

  • Dr. Levin reconstructed my ACL back when I played for the Chicago Lions. He took personal interest in making sure I got back to the level I was at before my injury, as he knew and understood how much Rugby meant to me. My knee, is stronger than ever, so much so that I now play for the Houston Saberc...

    Frikkie De Beer Houston SaberCats

  • Dr. Levin provided outstanding care for our players when I was Head Coach of the United States Eagles National Rugby Team. He was hard-working, compassionate and extremely talented and effective as a surgeon. I always felt our players were in fantastic hands when they were under Dr. Levin’s care a...

    Mike TolkinHead Coach USA Rugby, 2012-2015

  • I have known and worked with Dr. Levin for many years. He repaired my torn pec as a USA National Rugby Team player and then worked with him when I was Head Strength and Conditioning, USA National Rugby Team. He is diligent, responsive and a highly skilled surgeon. Plus a top bloke.

    David WilliamsHead Strength & ConditioningUSA Rugby, 2006-2016

  • Dr Levin was always straight forward and exhibited concern for my progress and wellbeing. Very encouraging and I'm recommending Dr Levin whenever the need arises. Very confident and pleased with the whole experience!

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