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.

Dr. Levine is a voluntary attending physician at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, where he holds an appointment as Associate Clinical Professor of Geriatrics & Palliative Care at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.  Dr. Levine is board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.  He is also certified as a Certified Medical Director (CMD) and Certified Wound Specialist Physician (CWSP). The CMD for Long Term Care was created by the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) to enhance the profession of medical direction throughout the long-term care continuum (i.e. nursing homes, hospice, assisted living, home care, post-acute care) and to reinforce the leadership role of the medical director in providing quality care.

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.