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Professional Statement

  • Michael Levy M.D., FACS, FACC, FAPWHc is a board certified Thoracic, General, & Endovascular surgeon. He is also certified in Wound Care. Dr. Levy is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing. He did his undergraduate studies at New York University and attended and graduated from The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Levy did his clinical training at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Levy has held multiple; academic, administrative and teaching appointments at Mount Sinai Medical Center in both Chicago and New York, the State University of New York at Stony Brook, the University of Illinois Chicago and North Shore University Hospital. He has both authored and coauthored numerous basic science and clinical articles.
  • Dr. Levy practiced cardiac and thoracic surgery as well as vascular and trauma surgery for over 20 years. He also has extensive experience in the care of complex wounds. Throughout his career he maintained an active interest in venous disease.
  • Dr. Levy's practice is currently devoted to venous disease.

Education

  • Medical School - University of Pittsburgh
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital, Residency in General Surgery
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital, Residency in Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • American Board of Vascular Medicine

Awards and Publications

  • Kent B, Eid JF, Levy M, Peirce EF.: Effect of Parasympathectomy on the Response to Hypoxia in Squalus Acanthias; Bull. MDIBL, 16:66,1976
  • Levy M, Eid JF, Peirce EC, Kent B.; The Effects of Sodium Pentobarbital on Hemodynamics in Respiration in S. Acanthias; Bull. MDIBL, 17:89,1977.
  • Eid JF, Levy M, Veltfort T, Peirce EC, Kent B.; A Method of Determining Relative Functional Surface Area of the Dogfish Gill; Bull MDIBL, 17:91,1977.
  • Olson KR, Levy M, Falchuk S, Kent D,; Microvascular Organization of the Gill of S. Acanthias. Bull. MDIBL, 18:112,1978.,Vlay SC, Bilfinger TV, Levy M, Chitkara V,; Alternative Locations for Internal Defibrillator Electrodes, PACE 1998; 21:1309-1312
  • Olson KR, Levy M, Kent B.; Arterio-venous Anastomoses in the Dogfish Gill. Bull. MDIBL, 19:15,1979.
  • Kent B, Levy M, Opdyke MB. Effect of Acetylcholine on Oxygen Uptake in the Gill of S. Acanthias. Bull. MDIBL, 10:109,1980.
  • Kent B, Levy M, Bonilla F, Fuller EO; Relationship Between Dorsal Aortic Pressure and Rectal Gland Secretion Rate in S. Acanthias. A Preliminary Report. Bull. MDIBL, 23:17,1983.
  • Fried RT, Levy M, Liebowitz AB, Bronster DJ, Iberti TJ Wernicke’s Encephalopathy in the Intensive Care Patient. Crit Care Med, 18(7);779=780,1990.
  • Levy M, Multisystem Organ Failure. Cur Surg, 48:3(5);179-183,1991.
  • Midulla PS, Ergin MA, Galla J, Lansman SL, Sadeghi AM, Levy M, Griepp RB; Three Faces of the Bentall Procedure. J Card Surg, 1994; 9:466-481.
  • Ergin MA, Griepp EB, Lansman SL, Galla JD, Levy M, Griepp RB: Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest and Other Methods of Cerebral Protection During Operations on the Thoracic Aorta. J Card Surg, 1994; 9:525-537.
  • Konstadt SN, Reich DL, Quintana C, Levy M.; The Ascending Aorta: How much does Transesophageal Echocardiography See? Anesth Analg, 1994; 78:240-4.
  • Levy M, Hartman A,; Heparin-coated Bypass Circuits in Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Improved Biocompatibility or Not. Int J Cardiology, 1996;S81-S87.
  • Friedman SG, Safa T, Nussbaum T, Pogo G, Levy M: Combined Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass and Abdominal Aortic Surgery Is Associated with Low Morbidity and Mortality, Annals of Vascular Surgery, 2003; Volume 17, Issue 2, pp 162-164

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Heart Association
  • The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish