JEFFREY M. LEVINE, M.D.

SPECIALIZING IN GERIATRIC MEDICINE & WOUND CARE

Dr. Levine is a nationally recognized expert in wound care and pressure ulceration. and has published and spoken widely on this topic. He is a Board Member of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP). Dr. Levine's Pocket Guide to Pressure Ulcers co-authored by Elizabeth Ayello RN and published by the New Jersey Hospital Association is in its 4th printing and has sold over 30,000 copies.

Year of the Dragon in Manhattan’s Chinatown

[portfolio_slideshow] The thing I love most about Manhattan is that it is endlessly photogenic.  This past weekend my wife and I went to Manhattan’s Chinatown to watch the New Year’s parade in celebration of the Year of the Dragon – one of the most revered years

  30.01.2012

City Diary: Manhattan Loses an Artistic Landmark

[portfolio_slideshow] It was quirky, and not even that pretty, but I liked it and now its gone.  So many of Manhattan’s artistic landmarks have been obliterated in the past decade, knocked down or covered up by drab glass walled buildings, and this is one of them. I

  16.11.2011

Folk Legend Pete Seeger Joins Occupy Wall Street March

[portfolio_slideshow] When I heard the news late Friday evening that 92 year old folk singing legend Pete Seeger was participating in an Occupy Wall Street rally on the West Side of Manhattan, I grabbed my camera and went to take a look.  I wasn’t disappointed, and

  24.10.2011

City Diary: What’s Going On Downtown?

[portfolio_slideshow] The Occupy Wall Street demonstration, that’s what. There’s been so much press about the goings on downtown that I went to see for myself and share some photos on my blog.  I took the subway to Wall Street, and once I got off the demonstrators

  9.10.2011

A Glimpse of Manhattan After 9/11

[portfolio_slideshow] As the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001 rolls around, I searched my negatives for photos I took in the days after the disaster.  They were in storage and I scanned some of them for this post, which is dedicated to the memory of the people

  2.09.2011

City Diary: Incident on the Brooklyn Bridge

[portfolio_slideshow] I carry my camera around Manhattan, especially on weekends when my wife and I go adventuring around the City.  Sometimes when conditions line up correctly I might get some interesting shots.  This occurs when the light is right, my battery is charged, and I remember

  8.06.2011

Memorial Shrine to a Closed Hospital

[portfolio_slideshow] After servicing the Downtown Manhattan Community for 160 years, St. Vincent’s Hospital is now closed except for some outpatient services. I still go there for my wound care clinic, and passed by the old emergency room where I took the photos posted here. This is

  5.05.2010

Tears and Anger at St. Vincent’s Hospital

Yesterday, in a clumsily administered coup de grace to St. Vincent’s Hospital, 3,500 pink slips were handed out to all employees.  It sounds unbelievable but that is what I wrote – all employees.  This applies to maintenance people, lab techs, nurses, nursing assistants, chaplains, secretaries, research

  13.04.2010

The Sinking of St. Vincent’s Hospital in Manhattan

When the Titanic struck an iceberg and sank in April, 1912, survivors were brought to New York City by the rescue ship Carpathia.  They were unloaded on the West Side docks and brought directly to St. Vincent’s Hospital where 106 of them were treated.   Now, In one

  11.04.2010

Dr. Jeffrey M. Levine has authored numerous articles on topics related to healthcare of the elderly. These include medical history, prevention and treatment of chronic wounds such as pressure ulcers, elder neglect and abuse, and physical restraints. He has also edited a book on legal and regulatory aspects of nursing homes.