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.
Atypical central neurocytoma with novel EWSR1-ATF1 fusion and MUTYH mutation detected by next-generation sequencing.
Aghajan Y, Malicki DM, Levy ML, Crawford JR
Levator palpebrae superioris nuclear palsy in a child with artery of Percheron infarction.
Chau LQ, Levy ML, Crawford JR
A novel KIF5B-ALK fusion in a child with an atypical central nervous system inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour.
Maruggi M, Malicki DM, Levy ML, Crawford JR
Extended middle fossa approach to lateralized pontine cavernomas in children.
Rennert RC, Hoshide R, Calayag M, Kemp J, Gonda DD, Meltzer HS, Fukushima T, Day JD, Levy ML
Robot-assisted endoscopic third ventriculostomy: institutional experience in 9 patients.
Hoshide R, Calayag M, Meltzer H, Levy ML, Gonda D
An environment-dependent transcriptional network specifies human microglia identity.
Gosselin D, Skola D, Coufal NG, Holtman IR, Schlachetzki JCM, Sajti E, Jaeger BN, O'Connor C, Fitzpatrick C, Pasillas MP, Pena M, Adair A, Gonda DD, Levy ML, Ransohoff RM, Gage FH, Glass CK
Medulloblastoma With Extensive Nodularity: Tailored Therapy in a Low-resource Setting.
Aristizabal P, Burns L, Rivera-Gomez R, Levy ML, Roberts W, Crawford JR
Disseminated pilomyxoid astrocytoma in infancy with novel MUTYH mutation.
Aghajan Y, Levy ML, Newbury RO, Crawford JR
Intraspinal Pathology Associated With Pediatric Scoliosis: A Ten-year Review Analyzing the Effect of Neurosurgery on Scoliosis Curve Progression.
Jankowski PP, Bastrom T, Ciacci JD, Yaszay B, Levy ML, Newton PO
Acute brainstem haemorrhage as a presenting feature of high-grade glioma.
Aghajan Y, Levy ML, Mo JQ, Crawford JR
Novel PPP1CB-ALK fusion protein in a high-grade glioma of infancy.
Aghajan Y, Levy ML, Malicki DM, Crawford JR
Sphenoid wing dysplasia and plexiform neurofibroma in neurofibromatosis type 1.
Rennert RC, Scott Pannell J, Levy ML, Khalessi AA
HDAC and PI3K Antagonists Cooperate to Inhibit Growth of MYC-Driven Medulloblastoma.
Pei Y, Liu KW, Wang J, Garancher A, Tao R, Esparza LA, Maier DL, Udaka YT, Murad N, Morrissy S, Seker-Cin H, Brabetz S, Qi L, Kogiso M, Schubert S, Olson JM, Cho YJ, Li XN, Crawford JR, Levy ML, Kool M, Pfister SM, Taylor MD, Wechsler-Reya RJ
PI-3K Inhibitors Preferentially Target CD15+ Cancer Stem Cell Population in SHH Driven Medulloblastoma.
Singh AR, Joshi S, Zulcic M, Alcaraz M, Garlich JR, Morales GA, Cho YJ, Bao L, Levy ML, Newbury R, Malicki D, Messer K, Crawford J, Durden DL
Benign pineal cyst lined with normal choroid plexus mimicking tumour in a young girl with exotropia.
Yang Y, Levy ML, Crawford JR
Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumor in a Teenager with Unusual Infiltration Into the Jugular Foramen.
Udaka YT, Yoon JM, Malicki DM, Khanna PC, Levy ML, Crawford JR
Delayed Diagnosis of Enhancing Posterior Fossa Tumors Mimicking the Tela Choroidea of the Fourth Ventricle.
Gabel BC, Levy ML, Crawford JR
Thermal properties of contemporary bipolar systems using infrared imaging.
Keshavarzi S, Bolour A, Yarbrough C, Mendez K, Behrouzi B, Kasasbeh AS, Levy ML
Giant pericallosal lipoma associated with intractable epilepsy in a child.
Rao K, Levy ML, Crawford JR
Giant suprasellar arachnoid cyst presenting with precocious puberty.
Rao K, Levy ML, Crawford JR
A diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma in a neonate diagnosed by MRI.
Gabel BC, Yoon J, Levy ML, Crawford JR
Targeting sonic hedgehog-associated medulloblastoma through inhibition of Aurora and Polo-like kinases.
Markant SL, Esparza LA, Sun J, Barton KL, McCoig LM, Grant GA, Crawford JR, Levy ML, Northcott PA, Shih D, Remke M, Taylor MD, Wechsler-Reya RJ
Ring-enhancing pontine lesion in a young boy.
Gabel BC, Levy ML, Yoon J, Crawford JR
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