Noted Author, Educator & World-Renowned Microsurgeon, Dr. Joshua Levine is frequently sought out for his expertise in advanced breast reconstruction techniques including DIEP, PAP and GAP procedures. He is also a pioneer in emerging extension and combination flap techniques as well as imaging protocols for perforator flaps.

April 21,15

New Genetic Tests for Breast Cancer Hold Promise – NY Times

According to an article in the New York Times by reporter, Andrew Pollock, Color Genomics, a Silicon Valley start-up company has developed genetic screening for breast and ovarian cancer using a saliva sample that is so inexpensive, virtually all women could be tested even if it isn’t covered by insurance. This screening provides analysis of BRCA1 and BRCA2 plus 17 other cancer-risk genes.

Should this be a viable testing method it could greatly increase the number of women who could find out if they carry a dangerous mutation of these genes thereby facilitating an earlier discussion with their doctor about the options she could consider. (click here to read full article)

April 29, 2017: Dr. Levine has been invited to serve as Faculty for an instructional course at Plastic Surgery 2017 in Orlanda, FL on October 6-10, 2017. This activity is sponsored by ASPS and held in cooperation with the Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF) and the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS). Dr. Levine will be co-presenting with David Greenspun, MD and Robert Allen, MD.

January 16, 2017: Dr. Levine has been invited by the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery to present at their upcoming annual meeting taking place on January 14- 17th 2017 at the Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawaii.

September 16, 2017: Dr. Levine has been invited by the university of Chicago to present at their Chicago Breast and Lymphedema Symposium.

October 7, 2016: Dr. Levine has been invited by FORCE to present and moderate at their 10th Annual Joining FORCEs Against Hereditary Cancer conference in Orlando, Florida.

October 6, 2016: Dr. Levine has been invited by Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, New York to present at their New Approaches to Management of Breast Cancer conference.

June 28, 2016

Dr. Joshua Levine has co-authored a manuscript on tissue expanders with magnetic ports, which will be published in the December 2016 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

April 12, 2016

Dr. Joshua Levine’s paper “Mastering the Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator Flap (DIEP): Refining Techniques and Improving Efficiency” achieves impressive readership results. The chapter you have published with InTech in the book “Breast Reconstruction – Current Perspectives and State of the Art Techniques” has so far been accessed 1500 times.

The top downloads of your paper are from the following five countries:
United States of America
United Kingdom

March 19, 2015

The 8th Annual Congress of the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery was held in Mumbai, India. This meeting explores worldwide groundbreaking reconstructive procedures and highlights the work of the leaders in the field.

March 10, 2015

The Red Sea Plastic Surgery Meeting in Israel is identified as one of the foremost meetings in the region. As an invited guest, Dr. Joshua Levine will present information on the Profunda Artery Perforator (PAP) flap procedure – one of the most significant procedures today for natural tissue breast reconstruction.

April 22, 2015 – NY Times Article: “New Genetic Tests for Breast Cancer Hold Promise”
The Genetic Test will change breast cancer treatment for millions of women but will bring new questions as well.

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