Bruce A. Levy, M.D.

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

The clinical and research interests of Bruce A. Levy, M.D., focus on complex knee and hip trauma with a particular emphasis on knee dislocation, multiple ligament knee reconstruction, primary and revision ACL reconstruction, meniscal repair and transplantation as well as hip arthroscopy for labral tears and femoro-acetabular impingement (FAI).

Dr. Levy helps patients of all activity levels from professional to recreational with knee and hip injuries return to activities they enjoy through open and arthroscopic surgery using minimally invasive techniques, education and physical rehabilitation.

He has served on the AAOS Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee and is a principal investigator for several multicenter trials funded by the National Institutes of Health and Department of Defense. Dr. Levy is on the editorial board for several journals, served on the Board of Trustees for the Journal Arthroscopy and is the Sports Medicine Deputy Editor for Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. He has chaired numerous AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons), AOSSM (American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine) and AANA (Arthroscopic Association of North America) symposia and instructional course lectures on complex knee and hip injuries.

Dr. Levy is a member of the prestigious Herodicus Knee Society and serves on the National Basketball Association/National Basketball Players Association Second Opinion List. He has published more than 200 papers in scientific literature, countless book chapters, and lectures extensively nationally and internationally. He was named one of the Best Doctors in America on multiple occasions.

  1. ACL surgery
  2. Hip arthroscopy
  3. Hip labral repair
  4. Knee arthroscopy
  5. Meniscus repair
  6. Meniscus transplantation
  7. Multiligament knee reconstruction
  8. Osteotomy
  • Knee arthroscopy and ACL reconstruction
  • Knee dislocation (multiligament knee reconstruction)
  • Hip arthroscopy with labral repair and femoral acetabular impingement (FAI)
  • Ligament reconstruction (ACL, PCL, MCL, LCL, multiple)
  • Multiple ligament injuries
  1. 1999
    FellowMinneapolis Sports Medicine Center
  2. 1998
    ResidentOrthopedic Surgery Residency Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1993
    MDUniversity of Montreal
  4. 1988
    BScConcordia University
  5. 1985
    Diploma - Collegial Studies, Health SciencesCollege Jean-de-Brebeuf

Certifications

  1. 2008
    Orthopaedic Sports MedicineAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  2. 2001
    Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    E. W. Johnson, Jr., M.D. Physician in Training Award Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  2. 2018
    2018 Senior Achievement Award and Achievement AwardAmerican Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  3. 2017
    E. W. Johnson, Jr., M.D. Physician in Training Award Mid America Orthopaedic Association
  4. 2016
    International Keynote SpeakerKnee Specialty Day of the Australian and New Zealand AOA & NZOA
  5. 2016
    International Keynote SpeakerComb Australian Knee Society & N. Zealand Knee Society Annual Science Mtg.
  6. 2016
    2016 John Marshall Memorial Distinguished Lecturer in Sports MedicineHospital for Special Surgery
  7. 2015
    Best Poster Award at AANA 2014 Meeting and displayed at the ORS/AAOS Meeting 2015, "Repeat Meniscus Repair: What Result Can We Expect?, Sousa P, Allen B, Levy B, Dahm D, Stuart J, Krych A Orthopedic Research Society Annual Meeting 2015
  8. 2015
    Top Doctor Award 2015Castle Connolly
  9. 2015
    Coventry Award for paper: Individualizing the tibial tubercle to trochlear groove distance: patellar instability ratios that predict recurrent instability.Mayo Clinic Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  10. 2014
    2014 O'Donoghue Award for Clinical Research: Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Graft Choice Impact on Outcome in the MARS CohortAmerican Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  11. 2014
    Best Poster Award, "Repeat Meniscus Repair: What Result Can We Expect?", Sousa P, Allen B; Levy B, Dahm D, Stuart M, Krych AArthroscopy Association of North America
  12. 2014
    2013 MAOA Mentored Finalist for the Physician in Training AwardMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  13. 2014
    Course of the Year - 23rd Annual Symposium on Sports MedicineMayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Department of Education Administration
  14. 2012
    2012 Patrick J Kelly Research Award: A Novel Method to Assess Tibial Tunnel Volumetric Bone Mineral Density In-Vitro and In-Vivo: A Translational Approach for Biomechanical and Clinical InvestigationMayo Clinic
  15. 2011
    2011 ISAKOS Scientific Research Award for Best Paper. "Screening for Femoroacetabular Impingement in Asymptomatic Adolescent Athletes".ISAKOS Biennial Meeting
  16. 2011
    2011 IC Middleman Memorial Distinguished Lecturer in Sports MedicineSaint Louis University
  17. 2011
    Best Doctors in AmericaBest Doctors in America
  18. 2010
    2010 MAOS Best Poster Award "Effect of Retrograde and Antegrade Interference Screw Tibial Fixation on Intra-articular Graft Tension" Rhee, Dahm, Thoreson, An, LevyMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  19. 2009
    Best Resident Research Effort Award. Awarded to W. Cross. "Raft Constructs and Fracture Stability in Split-Depression Tibial Plateau Fractures" Cross W, Levy BA, Amitage B, Morgan JA, ColeUniversity of Minnesota
  20. 2009
    Ramon Gustillo Resident Research Award. Awarded to Schechinger SJ. "Achilles Tendon Allograft Reconstruction of the Fibular collateral ligament and Posterolateral Corner" Schechinger SJ, LevUniversity of Minnesota
  21. 2009
    Best Poster Award, Raft Constructs and Fracture Stability in Split-Depression Tibial Plateau FracturesMinnesota Orthopedic Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN
  22. 2007
    Best Doctors in AmericaBest Doctors in America
  23. 1996
    Mark B. Coventry Award for Excellence in Clinical Research "Long-term survivorship of cemented all-polyethylene acetabular components in patients over 75 years of age"Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  24. 1988
    Honors in Biology with DistinctionConcordia University
  25. 201
    International Keynote SpeakerCombined Australian Knee Society and New Zealand Knee Society Annual

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    MemberHerodicus Society
  2. 2017 - present
    Medical AdvisorNational Basketball Association (NBA)/National Basketball Players Association (NBPA)
  3. 2016 - present
    MemberSports Medicine Center
  4. 2015 - present
    MemberNewsletter Committee, ISAKOS - International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  5. 2014 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Sports Medicine Center, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  6. 2014 - 2016
    ChairmanClinical Practice Committee, Sports Medicine Center, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  7. 2012 - 2015
    MemberScientific Committee for Evidence Based Medicine, ISAKOS - International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  8. 2011 - present
    MemberOutcomes Research Database Task Force, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  9. 2011 - present
    MemberCanadian Orthopedic Association
  10. 2010 - present
    ChairSports Medicine Research Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  11. 2008 - 2010
    MemberSearch Committee, Candidate for Clinical Epidemiology Staff Position, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  12. 2008 - present
    MemberMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  13. 2007 - present
    ChairMarketing Task Force, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  14. 2007 - present
    MemberSports Medicine Research Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  15. 2007 - present
    MemberOrthopedic Research Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  16. 2007 - present
    MemberOrthopedic Research Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  17. 2007 - present
    Team PhysicianUSA Ski and Snowboard Association
  18. 2007 - present
    MemberArthroscopy Association of North America
  19. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  20. 2007 - present
    MemberISAKOS - International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  21. 2006 - 2010
    MemberAO North America
  22. 2006 - 2010
    MemberAO-ASIF Foundation
  23. 2005 - 2007
    MemberOrthopedic Surgery LEAN Breakthrough Team, Regions Hospital
  24. 2004 - 2007
    Assistant Team PhysicianMinnesota Timberwolves NBA Basketball Team
  25. 2004 - 2007
    MemberTRIA Orthopedic Center
  26. 2004 - 2007
    MemberGraduate Medical Education Committee, Regions Hospital
  27. 2003 - 2007
    MemberUniversity of Minnesota
  28. 2003 - 2007
    MemberG2 Resident Performance Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Minnesota
  29. 2003 - 2007
    MemberFaculty Selection Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Minnesota
  30. 2003 - 2007
    MemberResident Selection Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Minnesota
  31. 2003 - 2007
    MemberRegions Hospital
  32. 2003 - 2004
    MemberDVT Prophylaxis Committee, Regions Hospital
  33. 2002 - present
    MemberMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  34. 2001 - 2003
    PhysicianCanadian Football League
  35. 2001 - 2002
    MemberGrant Review Committee, Health Leisure and Human Performance Research Institute, University of Manitoba
  36. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  37. 1999 - 2003
    MemberCanadian Medical Association
  38. 1999 - 2002
    MemberManitoba Orthopedic Society
  39. 1999 - 2002
    MemberUniversity of Manitoba
  40. 1999 - 2002
    MemberResident Selection Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Manitoba
  41. 1999
    PhysicianPan American Games, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  42. 1999
    PhysicianUS Cup International Soccer Tournament, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  43. 1999 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  44. 1998
    Team PhysicianEastview High School Football, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  45. 1998
    Team PhysicianFootball, Augsburg College
  46. 1998 - 1999
    MemberMinneapolis Sports Medicine Center
  47. 1996 - 1998
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  48. 1996 - 1998
    Assistant Team PhysicianFootball, Rochester Community and Technical College
  49.  
    Lead PhysicianDVT Prophylaxis Committee, Regions Hospital
  50.  
    Lead PhysicianOrthopedic Surgery LEAN Breakthrough Team, Regions Hospital
  51.  
    MemberEducation Committee, Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center
  52.  
    MemberGraduate Medical Education Committee, TRIA Orthopedic Center
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Research activities

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