Jeffrey M. Levine MD
Geriatrics • Internal Medicine • Wound Care
Dr. Levine is a nationally recognized expert in wound care and pressure injuries. He is a faculty member of the Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and an alumnus of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP). Dr. Levine’s Pocket Guide to Pressure Ulcers published by the New Jersey Hospital Association is in its 4th printing and has sold thousands of copies to Skilled Nursing Facilities across America. He is author of the chapter on Pressure Injuries and Wound Care in the Geriatric Review Syllabus published by the American Geriatrics Society (AGS).
The Geriatrics Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Geriatric Medicine contains the latest developments in geriatric medicine. It is a comprehensive reference and the primary source for physicians preparing to take board examinations. Dr. Levine was author of both the 9th and 10th Editions of the Pressure Ulcers and Wound Care section of the GRS. Read more about the GRS here.
Dr. Levine’s Pocket Guide to Pressure Ulcers, co-authored by world authority Elizabeth A Ayello RN, PhD, is designed as a quick reference for front-line clinicians caring for wounds. This booklet has sold over 30,000 copies nationwide, and has become a popular sourcebook in skilled nursing facilities across America. Read more at this link.
Join me at the New York Academy of Medicine for the Tenth Annual History of Medicine and Public Health Night on Wednesday evening, January 30th, when I present my paper entitled Organotherapy, Gilded Manhattan, and Wound Healing Research in the Early 20th Century....read more
In this post I will discuss two recent articles that together make the case that pressure injuries might be a manifestation of a human biological warranty. The first is Unavoidable Pressure Injury: State of the Science and Consensus Outcomes, published in the Journal...read more
As a geriatrician entering the twilight of my career, I look to the philosophers of my field for guidance on how to navigate my own later years. In addition to contemporary texts and journals I turned toward the ancients and discovered a gem in the writings of Cicero,...read more