Dr. Pamela M. LevineOrthopaedic Hand Surgery

New York Orthopaedic Hand Surgery

Pamela Levine is a dedicated and diligent orthopedic surgeon serving the communities in Brooklyn and the other boroughs of New York City. Dr. Levine obtained her medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She also completed her residency in orthopedic surgery at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center and fellowship in hand surgery at the Hospital for Joint Diseases.

Dr. Levine is board certified in surgery of the hand and orthopedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Levine is a member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the New York Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the Brooklyn Orthopaedic Society. She received the Peter Schweitzer award.

Dr. Levine gives each patient her focused attention, and she prides herself on delivering the best treatment available. She conducts her appointments with the personalized care and attention that she would expect for her own family.

Education

  • 8/93-5/97
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    One Gustave Levy Place
    New York, NY 10128
    Doctor of Medicine

  • 8/89-5/93
    Columbia College
    Columbia University
    New York, NY 10027
    Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry
    Dean’s List 6 semesters

Post-Graduate Training

  • 8/02-7/03
    New York University-Hospital for Joint Diseases
    Emmanuel B. Kaplan Hand and Upper Extremity Fellow

  • 7/98-6/02
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery

  • 7/97-6/98
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Intern in General Surgery

Research

SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Distal Radius Fixation Plates for Intra-articular Distal Radius fractures:is One Stronger Than the Other?  Grossman L, El-Gendi H, Levine P (9/2009-present abstract submitted to ASSH)

The impact of Epogen-impregnated Nerve Tubes for Pripheral Nerve Repair in the Rat Sciatic Nerve Model: a Pilot Study. Mitgang J, El-Gendi H, Levine P (9/2010-present in progress)

Wrist Loading Capacity after Total Wrist Arthroplasty-a Biomechanical Investigation.  Grossman L, El-Gendi H, Levine P (9/2009-present in progress)

Functional Results of Flexor Tendon Repairs in the Hand treated with Tenoglide.  Zaino C, El-Gendi H, Levine P (9/2008-present in progress)

A Biomechanical Analysis Of Internal Fixation Methods for Scaphoid Fractures.  Lau D, Santoriello L, El-Gendi H,  Levine P (9/2010-present in progress)

Hospital for Joint Diseases

Histologic and Biomechanical Study and Comparison of Tendon Repairs in rabbits Using Dermabond.  Levine P, Green, S (9/02-7/04)

Histologic Examination of Crush Injuries of the Femoral Arteries in Rats Using Coupling Device.  Levine P, Pelham F (1/03-7/03)

Publications

Pasquella, J. Levine, P; Anatomy and Function of the Hypothenar Muscles. Hand Clin 28 (2012): pp19-25

Einhorn, TA, Majeska, RJ, Rush, EB, Levine, PM, Horowitz, MC; The Expression of Cytokine activity by Fracture Callus.  J Bone Miner Res.  1995. 10:8 pp1272-1281

Poster presentation: The Effect of Dermabond on Flexor Tendon Repairs, AAOS annual meeting, New Orleans, 2004

Presentations

  • Total Wrist Arthroplasty: Past, Present, and Future
  • Fracture Healing
  • Principles of Fracture Management
  • Osteoporosis
  • Intrinsic Tendon Transfers of the Hand

Academic Appointments

  • 11/12-present
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Cornell University
    1300 York Avenue
    New York, NY 10065

  • 11/03-8/12
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine
    450 Clarkson Avenue, Box 30
    Brooklyn, NY 11203

Professional Experience

  • 10/03-8/12
    Downstate Medical Center
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Orhtopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine
    450 Clarkson Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11203

  • 12/03-present
    Kings County Medical Center
    Attending
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    451 Clarkson Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11203

  • 2/05-present
    Veteran Affairs Hospital
    Attending
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    800 Poly Place
    Brooklyn, NY 11209

  • 2/05-6/2015
    Long Island College Hospital
    Attending
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    97 Amity Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11201

  • 01/07-present
    Methodist Hospital
    Attending, Hand Surgeon
    Department of General Surgery
    506 Sixth Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11215

Experience

  • Chief, Hand Service
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    8/02-11/11

  • Assistant Team Physician, Public School Athletic League
    Football division
    9/1998-11/2001

  • Physician Volunteer, New York City Marathon
    11/1997-11/2001

  • Teaching Assistant, Anatomy Course
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    8/1994-12/1994

  • Teaching Assistant, Columbia College
    General Chemistry, General Chemistry Laboratory
    8/1992-5/1993

  • Events Coordinator
    Columbia College
    9/1990-5/1993

  • Secretary, Columbia College Student Council
    1990-1991

Honors

  • NIH Summer Fellowship
  • Peter Schweitzer Award
  • Alumni Scholarship
  • New York State Regents Scholarship

Certifications

  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2007
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications, Hand Surgery, 2008

Affiliations

Fellow, American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
New York Society for Surgery of the Hand
Brooklyn Orthopaedic Society

In-Network Insurances

New York Orthopaedic Hand Surgery is committed to excellence by pledging to provide the highest quality patient care. Along with compassionate, cutting-edge, board-certified providers, we provide quick appointments, follow up calls and medical records on request.

We accept:

  • Commercial Health Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Workers Compensation
  • No Fault
  • Lien/PI cases

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Contact Us to Start the Process

Dr. Pamela M. Levine

New York Orthopaedic Hand Surgery

33 Prospect Park W
Brooklyn, NY 11215

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