Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego
University of Calif-San Francisco
LAC - USC Medical Center
LAC - USC Medical Center
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Neurosurgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Michael Levy, M.D., Ph.D., is chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and UC San Diego School of Medicine and a professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine.
In 2002, he was recruited to develop a Pediatric Neurosurgical Center of Excellence at Rady Children's and a pediatric neurosurgical fellowship at UC San Diego. Currently, Dr. Levy is the director of UC San Diego's Pediatric Neurosurgical Fellowship Training Program and its pediatric neurosurgical international fellowship.
Dr. Levy's expertise lies in the treatment of complex pediatric brain tumors and cerebrovascular malformations. He is also involved with the design and utilization of endoscopy and three- dimensional imaging technologies to facilitate surgery.
In 2015, he became the first surgeon in the history of UC San Diego to move up two levels in academic standing, from Professor level 3 to Professor level 5.
Along with his clinical expertise, Dr. Levy is actively involved in research and is widely published, with more than 200 papers appearing in peer-reviewed literature, seven books and more than 60 book chapters. Additionally, he is currently on the editorial boards of 16 peer-reviewed journals, including Neurosurgery, Journal of Health Communications, World Neurosurgery, Frontiers in Pediatrics and Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences.
Dr. Levy's professional memberships include the Society of University Neurosurgeons, the American Academy of Neurological Surgery and the American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery, along with Alpha Omega Alpha (Medical Honor Society), the American College of Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Joint Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery and the WHO Global Initiative for Emergency and Essential Surgical Care.
He is an advisor for the National Hydrocephalus Association, as well as a board member for the Autism Tree Project Foundation, INCA, Stemedica, Holy Innocents Hospital, Mbarara, Uganda, and Going the Distance.
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Levy works with the National Football League as an unaffiliated sideline physician and for the NFL Players Association as a surgical consultant.
Low-grade glioneuronal tumour with novel molecular features associated with unusual partial epilepsy in a child.
Lo YY, Malicki DM, Levy ML, Crawford JR
Three-Dimensional Modeling of Complex Pediatric Intracranial Aneurysmal Malformations With a Virtual Reality System.
Yan EG, Rennert RC, Levy DM, Levy ML
Middle fossa approach for a pediatric facial nerve meningioma.
Rennert RC, Levy DM, Plonsker J, Steinberg JA, Friedman RA, Crawford JR, Levy ML
A Paramedian Supracerebellar, Infratentorial Approach for Resection of Midbrain Tumor.
Steinberg JA, Rennert RC, Brandel MG, Levy ML
Atypical central neurocytoma with aggressive features in a child.
Sun S, Malicki DM, Levy ML, Crawford JR
Tumor necrosis factor overcomes immune evasion in p53-mutant medulloblastoma.
Garancher A, Suzuki H, Haricharan S, Chau LQ, Masihi MB, Rusert JM, Norris PS, Carrette F, Romero MM, Morrissy SA, Skowron P, Cavalli FMG, Farooq H, Ramaswamy V, Jones SJM, Moore RA, Mungall AJ, Ma Y, Thiessen N, Li Y, Morcavallo A, Qi L, Kogiso M, Du Y, Baxter P, Henderson JJ, Crawford JR, Levy ML, Olson JM, Cho YJ, Deshpande AJ, Li XN, Chesler L, Marra MA, Wajant H, Becher OJ, Bradley LM, Ware CF, Taylor MD, Wechsler-Reya RJ
Unusual extradural chordoma in an adolescent presenting with lumbar radiculopathy.
Chau L, Malicki DM, Levy ML, Crawford JR
Magnetic resonance-guided stereotactic laser ablation therapy for the treatment of pediatric brain tumors: a multiinstitutional retrospective study.
Arocho-Quinones EV, Lew SM, Handler MH, Tovar-Spinoza Z, Smyth M, Bollo R, Donahue D, Perry MS, Levy ML, Gonda D, Mangano FT, Storm PB, Price AV, Couture DE, Oluigbo C, Duhaime AC, Barnett GH, Muh CR, Sather MD, Fallah A, Wang AC, Bhatia S, Patel K, Tarima S, Graber S, Huckins S, Hafez DM, Rumalla K, Bailey L, Shandley S, Roach A, Alexander E, Jenkins W, Tsering D, Price G, Meola A, Evanoff W, Thompson EM, Brandmeir N, Pediatric Stereotactic Laser Ablation Workgroup.
Novel cavernous sinus TSC2/JAK3 mutant hemangioendothelioma in a teenager.
Sun S, Shayan K, Levy ML, Crawford JR
Rare gain of chromosome 5 in a supratentorial hemispheric paediatric pilomyxoid astrocytoma.
Pehlivan KC, Malicki DM, Levy ML, Crawford JR
TPM3-NTRK1 fusion in a pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma presenting with haemorrhage in a child.
Pehlivan KC, Malicki DM, Levy ML, Crawford JR
Keyhole Microsurgical Middle Fossa Arachnoid Cyst Fenestration: 2-Dimensional Operative Video.
Rennert RC, Levy DM, Steinberg JA, Levy ML
Approaching the Sella through the Nonpneumatized Sphenoid in Pediatric Patients.
Oviedo P, Levy ML, Nation J
Rate-controlled intraventricular endoscopic irrigation via bipolar foot pedal activation: technical note.
Hoshide R, Rennert RC, Sanchez CE, Martin JR, Cheung VJ, Gyles G, Levy ML
Histology of the vertebral artery-dural junction: relevance to posterolateral approaches to the skull base.
Rennert RC, Powers MP, Steinberg JA, Fukushima T, Day JD, Khalessi AA, Levy ML
Brain cell type-specific enhancer-promoter interactome maps and disease-risk association.
Nott A, Holtman IR, Coufal NG, Schlachetzki JCM, Yu M, Hu R, Han CZ, Pena M, Xiao J, Wu Y, Keulen Z, Pasillas MP, O'Connor C, Nickl CK, Schafer ST, Shen Z, Rissman RA, Brewer JB, Gosselin D, Gonda DD, Levy ML, Rosenfeld MG, McVicker G, Gage FH, Ren B, Glass CK
Biallelic loss of GNAS in a patient with pediatric medulloblastoma.
Tokita MJ, Nahas S, Briggs B, Malicki DM, Mesirov JP, Reyes IAC, Farnaes L, Levy ML, Kingsmore SF, Dimmock D, Crawford JR, Wechsler-Reya RJ
Phase I/II Study of Safety and Preliminary Efficacy of Intravenous Allogeneic Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Chronic Stroke.
Levy ML, Crawford JR, Dib N, Verkh L, Tankovich N, Cramer SC
Santiago-Dieppa DR, Levy ML
Surgical relevance of pediatric skull base maturation for the far-lateral and extreme-lateral infrajugular transcondylar-transtubercular exposure approaches.
Rennert RC, Hoshide R, Brandel MG, Steinberg JA, Martin JR, Meltzer HS, Gonda DD, Fukushima T, Khalessi AA, Levy ML
Pediatric Intracavernous Sinus Lesions: A Single Institutional Surgical Case Series and Review of the Literature.
Hoshide R, Rennert RC, Calayag M, Gonda D, Meltzer H, Crawford JR, Levy ML
BB Gunshot Wound to the Head.
Santiago-Dieppa DR, Brandel MG, Levy ML, Gonda DD
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