David Levin, MD

Dr. David Levin specializes in Spine Surgery at The Orthopaedic Center division with offices in Rockville, Germantown and Washington, D.C. Dr. Levin provides complete spine care for both children and adults, treating degenerative conditions such as spinal stenosis, scoliosis, disc herniation, trauma, and tumors. In addition to traditional, open procedures, he offers the most current minimally-invasive and fusion-sparing techniques with advanced training in XLIF, MIS-PLIF, MIS-TLIF, and motion sparing technologies such as Disc Replacement and X-Stop.

Dr. Levin has served as an instructor to other spine surgeons in these minimally invasive techniques. Dr. Levin’s approach with his patients relies on maximizing non-operative treatment, offering a broad range of surgical options, and providing attentive, comprehensive care tailored to each patient’s specific needs. Dr. Levin resides in Bethesda, Maryland with his wife, who is a pediatric critical care physician, and two sons. He enjoys playing the piano, painting, sports, and spending time with his family.

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Areas Of Expertise

  • Disc Replacement
  • Adjacent Segment Disease Following Cervical and Lumbar Fusion
  • Spine Tumors
  • General Spinal Surgery


Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

Medical Degree

Mount Sinai School of Medicine; New York, NY


University of Michigan Hospitals; Ann Arbor, MI


Hospital for Joint Diseases; New York, NY



Board Certified: Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The North American Spine Society
  • The Society of Lateral Access Surgery
  • The Association of Presacral Spine Surgeons

Major Accomplishments

  • Alpha Omegal Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Many Scientific Publications

Hospital Affiliations

  • Suburban Hospital
  • Shady Grove Adventist Hospital