Dr. William N. Levine, M.D.
Dr. Levine joined the department in 1998 and is the Residency Program Director. He serves as the Director of Sports Medicine, Assistant Director for the Center for Shoulder, Elbow and Sports Medicine, and is the Head Team Physician for Columbia University. At Columbia, he specializes in shoulder and elbow surgery, sports medicine and arthroscopy of all joints, and arthroscopic and reconstructive knee surgery. He is a former tennis professional and high school state champion. He lives with his wife and two daughters in New York.
In 2006, Dr. Levine was just named Deputy Editor of the Shoulder and Elbow section of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS).
1982 – 1986
Bachelor of Arts, Human Biology, Stanford University
1986 – 1990
Doctor of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Fellowship in Shoulder Surgery, Columbia Shoulder Service
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
New York, NY
Director: Louis U. Bigliani, MD
1997 – 1998
Fellowship in Sports Medicine, University of Maryland, Sports Medicine Department
Director: Claude T. Moorman III, MD
Residency in Orthpedic Surgery, New England Medical Center / Tufts University Medical School
Director: Michael J. Goldberg, MD
Chief Resident in Orthopedic Surgery
New England Medical Center
Internship in General Surgery, Beth Israel Hospital / Harvard
Director: William Silen, MD
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