David Levin, MD
David Levin, M.D. is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, with specialized fellowship training in Spine Surgery. Dr. Levin is a native of Larchmont, New York and attended Dartmouth College, graduating with honors with a degree in Biophysical Chemistry. He attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, distinguishing the top 10% of medical students in the country. He completed his orthopedic surgical residency at the University of Michigan in 2005, after which he returned to New York for a spine fellowship at the prestigious Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Levin practiced in the midwest in Indianapolis and outside Chicago while his wife completed her medical training and moved to Maryland to be closer to family. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, the Society of Lateral Access Surgery, and the Association of Presacral Spine Surgeons. Dr. Levin has scientific publications on topics including disc replacement, adjacent segment disease following cervical and lumbar fusion, and spine tumors. His clinical research interests are in lateral access surgery.
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, AxiaLIF, 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 their young son. He enjoys playing the piano, painting, sports, and spending time with his family.