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Marc J. Levine, MD
1 Hamilton Health Place, Suite 101
Hamilton, NJ 08690
Phone: 609-917-7720

 

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Marc J. Levine, MDSpine Surgeon

1 Hamilton Health Place, Suite 101

Hamilton, NJ 08690

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About Marc J. Levine, MD Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Dr. Marc J. Levine, MD specializes in orthopedic spine surgery in Hamilton, NJ and has over 20 years of experience in the field of spine surgery and medicine. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University with his medical degree. He operates at numerous hospitals in New Jersey, including outpatient surgical centers. Dr. Marc J. Levine is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS) and licensed to practice medicine in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. In addition, he is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS).

Dr. Levine serves as a clinical assistant professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Department of Orthopedic Surgery. He is the Director of the Orthopedic Spine Surgery Program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton, where he also serves as Director of the Orthopedic and Spine Institute. He also serves as the 51st President of the Eastern Orthopedic Association, which includes orthopedic surgeons from Maine to Florida. In addition, Marc J. Levine, M.D. was the 227th President of the Medical Society of New Jersey (MSNJ), the nation’s oldest medical society, founded in 1766.

Dr. Levine completed his internship in general surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation’s oldest hospital. After which, he completed his orthopedic surgical residency at the world-renowned Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia and a spine surgery fellowship at The Emory University Spine Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Levine is recognized as a top medical doctor. Dr. Levine continues to author published research papers regarding spine surgery, which focus on using surgical techniques that provide the best outcomes.

NJBiz named Dr. Levine one of its’ Healthcare Power of 50 for 2020. Since the onset of the Covid Crisis, Dr. Levine was chosen by the Commissioner of Health and The Office of the New Jersey Governor to serve on the Covid-19 Professional Advisory Committee, which helped guide New Jersey policy to overcome the Covid-19 health crisis.

Dr. Levine continues to lecture on a national basis and chairs spine program meetings that have international attendance. Since 2017, Dr. Levine has served as the Spine Program Chair for the annual Orthopedic Summit and Evolving Techniques (OSET).

Dr. Levine emphasizes getting an exact diagnosis prior to beginning treatment or considering surgery. Your surgical outcome is largely dependent on getting a proper diagnosis and choosing a treatment protocol tailored to your condition. When surgery is required, Dr. Levine, will spend the time to use models to go over your anatomy, injury, and pathology in conjunction with your studies so that you fully understand your path to recovery.

This is not only our mission, but our promise.

– Dr. Levine

Marc J. Levine, MD offers the following services a short ride from Connecticut, CT

Why would you travel to see an orthopedic spine surgeon? To get your treatment done right by a board certified MD who has successfully treated thousands of patients.

What are your health and a functional, active life worth to you? A small commitment of your time and a quick trip could make the difference to you having your surgery performed correctly and experiencing a higher quality of life.

Spinal Diagnosis near Connecticut

Spinal Diagnosis a Short Ride from Connecticut

If you have been diagnosed near Connecticut with the following, make an appointment with Dr. Levine to begin your treatment and recovery as soon as possible:

  • Arthritis of the spine
  • Bulging disc
  • Cervical radiculopathy
  • Cervical spondylitis
  • Cervical spondylosis
  • Cervical stenosis
  • Collapsed vertebrate (vertebrae)
  • Compressed disc
  • Collapsed bone in back
  • Collapsed spinal disc
  • Compressed disc
  • Degenerative spine conditions
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Degenerative spondylolisthesis
  • Discogenic pain
  • Disc degeneration
  • Dry discs in spine
  • Facet hypertrophy (arthritic joint in spine)
  • Facet joint dysfunction
  • Facet syndrome
  • Failed back syndrome
  • Herniated disc (ruptured disc)
  • Hip pain after microdiscectomy
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Lumbar radiculopathy
  • Lumbar spondylolisthesis
  • Lumbar spondylolysis
  • Lumbar spondylosis
  • Lumbar stenosis
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of the spine
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pars fractures (spondylolysis)
  • Pinched nerve
  • Radiculopathy
  • Recurrent disc herniation after microdiscectomy
  • Re-herniated disc symptoms
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis (spine curvature)
  • Slipped disc
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spine curves
  • Spine fracture (vertebral fractures)
  • Spine trauma
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Stenosis
  • Thoracic disc degeneration
  • Thoracic spondylosis
  • Thoracic stenosis
  • Unstable spine (spine stability)

 Spine Related Symptoms near Connecticut

Spine Related Symptoms a Short Ride from Connecticut

The following symptoms may be related to a spinal condition that is easily treated with non-operative protocols, however, if pain persists, a surgical procedure can provide a long-standing solution. If you live near Connecticut, call the office of Dr. Levine to begin your workup and path to recovery.

  • Arm pain
  • Arm weakness
  • Back pain
  • Clumsiness of the hands
  • Cramping of the calves and legs
  • Facet joint pain
  • Facet pain
  • Leg pain
  • Leg pain after laminectomy
  • Leg pain after microdiscectomy
  • Leg weakness
  • Leg weakness after lumbar laminectomy
  • Lower back pain
  • Lower back pain after spine surgery
  • Buttocks pain after microdiscectomy
  • Muscle spasms
  • Myelopathy symptoms
  • Neck muscle pain
  • Neck pain
  • Numbness and tingling arms
  • Numbness and tingling legs
  • Pain in low back
  • Radicular pain
  • Sciatica pain
  • Spine pain
  • Spondylolisthesis symptoms
  • Symptoms of spinal stenosis in neck
  • Symptoms of spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic pain
  • Walking difficulties

Non-Operative Spine Treatments Near Connecticut

Non-Operative Spine Treatments a Short Ride from Connecticut, CT

Dr. Levine emphasizes when possible to begin treatment with non-operative alternatives before considering surgery. Our practice will coordinate the following treatments a short ride from Connecticut to provide relief of your back pain and get you moving again.

  • Alternatives to Spine Surgery
  • Back and Spine Rehabilitation
  • Facet Joint Pain Treatment
  • Back pain relief
  • Activity modification
  • Pain management injections
    • Epidural steroid injections (ESI)
    • Facet injections
  • Medications
    • NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)
    • Steroids
    • Muscle relaxants
    • Nerve medicines

Spine Studies near Connecticut

Spine Studies a Short Ride from Connecticut, CT

Patients are often interested not only in treating their condition but learning what causes the pain that they are experiencing. Dr. Levine will answer any questions you may have about back pain and spine procedures. He will take time using models of spine anatomy along with your x-rays, MRIs, and CAT Scans to explain your diagnosis and treatment options.

When you make an appointment with Dr. Levine, you should feel comforted in knowing that you will be seeing Dr. Levine at every visit. Dr. Levine will explain the reason behind your back pain, nerve injury and potential nerve damage using diagnostic modalities in conjunction with models so that you can fully appreciate your diagnosis.

Dr. Levine’s spine surgery practice will manage all of your spine study needs as well as treatments which are available under one roof. This unique practice setting allows for seamless care and coordination of your personalized needs. Your workup may include the use of the following tests near Connecticut:

  • Bloodwork
  • CAT scans (CT scan)
  • DEXA scan
  • Diagnostic Studies
  • Discography
  • Electromyography/nerve conduction studies, e.g. EMG/NCS
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging, MRIs
  • X-Rays

These tests help optimize getting a proper diagnosis, which is fundamental in getting an outstanding outcome.

Surgical Spine Surgery Options Near Connecticut

Surgical Spine Surgery Options a Short Ride from Connecticut

There are surgical options today that often allow spine surgery to be done on an outpatient basis. These outpatient surgeries are done at state-of-the-art surgical facilities. Patients find themselves recovering at home with a same day procedure. Dr. Levine offers the following outpatient procedures near Connecticut:

  • Cervical spine surgery (neck surgery)
  • Lumbar spine surgery (lower back surgery)
  • Thoracic spine surgery

Spine Surgical Planning and Post-Operative Spine Surgery Recovery near Connecticut

Spine Surgical Planning and Post-Operative Spine Surgery Recovery a Short Ride from Connecticut:

From the time your spine surgery is scheduled the vast resources of Dr. Levine’s practice will address all of your needs. Insurance approvals, work notes and follow up appointments will be taken care of by his dedicated team before your day of surgery. You will be educated on safe post-operative medications and activities to make your recovery safe and comfortable. Any pre-operative testing required prior to surgery will be scheduled by our surgical planners. If you would like, we can even introduce you to the nursing team that will follow you after surgery who are only steps away from Dr. Levine’s clinical office. Following your surgery, Dr. Levine will also provide treatment protocols for physical therapy and other rehabilitation medicine resources to optimize your recovery and healing time in order to return you to an active lifestyle.

Additional Professional Medical Services Near Connecticut

Additional Professional Medical Services a Short Ride from Connecticut, CT:

  • Expert medical legal opinions
  • Medical malpractice review
  • Legal motor vehicle injury evaluations
  • Legal slip and fall evaluations
  • Legal personal injury evaluations
  • Second legal opinions
  • Expert witness
  • Medical legal case reviews
  • Medical legal depositions

surgeries or operations near Connecticut, you deserve a second opinion from Dr. Levine

If you are considering the following surgeries or operations a Short Ride from Connecticut, CT, you deserve a second opinion from Dr. Levine:

  • Laser spine surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Robotic spine surgery
  • Disc replacement spine surgery
  • Image guided spine surgery
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Navigation guided spine surgery
  • Traditional open spine surgery
  • Deformity spine surgery
  • Laparoscopic spine surgery
  • Endoscopic spine surgery

Dr. Levine is a surgical spine specialist whose practice is 100% dedicated to treating the spine and offers the following medical services near Connecticut

Dr. Levine is a surgical spine specialist whose practice is 100% dedicated to treating the spine and offers the following medical services a Short Ride from Connecticut:

  • Orthopedic spine surgery
  • Outpatient spine surgery
  • Pain management services
  • Physical therapy
  • Spinal injections
  • Second non-operative spine care opinions
  • Second spine surgical opinions
  • Management of spine disorders
  • Spine tumor surgery
  • Trauma spine surgery
  • Workers compensation back injury management

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, State-Of-The-Art Technology, Time-Tested Open Spine Procedures Near Connecticut

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, State-Of-The-Art Technology, Time-Tested Open Spine Procedures a Short Ride from Connecticut

Dr. Levine’s operating rooms are equipped with advanced technology that allows for intra-operative fluoroscopy and image guided navigation. Dr. Levine uses state-of-the-art technology and innovation, including minimally invasive techniques to perform the following procedures and surgeries a short ride from Connecticut:

  • ALIF, anterior lumbar interbody fusions
  • ACDF, Anterior cervical decompression & fusion
  • OLIF, oblique lumbar interbody fusion
  • TLIF, transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion
  • XLIF, extreme lateral interbody fusion
  • Cervical spine surgery
  • MIS (minimally invasive surgery) laminectomy
  • MIS (minimally invasive surgery) microdiscectomy
  • Cervical laminectomy
  • Thoracic laminectomy
  • Lumbar laminectomy
  • Multilevel laminectomy
  • Anterior cervical fusion
  • Decompressive laminectomy
  • Lumbar laminectomy
  • Lumbar laminotomy
  • Decompression spine surgery
  • Decompressive cervical laminectomy
  • Decompressive laminectomy
  • Deformity spine surgery
  • Degenerative spondylolisthesis surgery
  • Artificial disc replacement
  • Discectomy, cervical, thoracic or lumbar spine
  • Facet fusion surgery
  • Spondylolysis – Gill laminectomy
  • Hemi laminectomy
  • Herniated disc surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • L1, L2, L3, L4, L5 laminectomy
  • S1 laminectomy
  • Cervical, thoracic and lumbar fusion
  • Laminectomy
  • Multilevel laminectomy
  • Laminectomy discectomy (Lami-discectomy)
  • Laminectomy and decompression
  • Laminectomy and discectomy
  • Laminectomy and foraminotomy
  • Laminectomy and fusion
  • Laminectomy and microdiscectomy
  • Laminectomy decompression and fusion
  • Laminectomy for excision of intraspinal lesion
  • Laminectomy for excision of intraspinal lesion extradural lumbar
  • Laminectomy foraminotomy
  • Laminectomy site
  • Laminectomy with fusion and fixation
  • Laminectomy, cervical, thoracic or lumbar spine
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy and microdiscectomy
  • Laminotomy discectomy
  • Laminotomy foraminotomy
  • Laminotomy microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar decompression and discectomy
  • Lumbar discectomies
  • Lumbar facet fusion
  • Lumbar fusion and decompression
  • Lumbar laminectomy (lami)
  • Lumbar laminectomy and decompression
  • Lumbar laminectomy and discectomy
  • Lumbar laminectomy and fusion
  • Lumbar laminectomy discectomy
  • Lumbar laminectomy with fusion
  • Lumbar laminotomy
  • Lumbar microdiscectomy
  • Micro lumbar decompression
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy and decompression
  • Microlaminectomy (microscopic laminectomy & discectomy)
  • Multilevel microdiscectomy
  • Myelopathy surgery
  • Partial laminectomy
  • Percutaneous spine surgery
  • Posterior cervical laminectomy
  • Posterior cervical laminectomy and fusion
  • Posterior cervical microdiscectomy
  • Posterior cervical decompressive laminectomy
  • Posterior lumbar decompression
  • Posterior lumbar laminectomy
  • Posterior lumbar laminectomy and fusion
  • Radiculopathy surgery
  • Revision microdiscectomy
  • Revision spine surgery for lumbar, thoracic and cervical
  • Spinal stenosis surgery
  • Spinal trauma surgery
  • Spine fusions
  • Thoracic laminectomy
  • Thoracic fusions
  • Vertebroplasty

Cervical Spine Surgery, Neck Surgery, Operative and Non-Operative Spine Treatments near Connecticut

Cervical Spine Surgery, Neck Surgery, Operative and Non-Operative Spine Treatments a Short Ride from Connecticut, CT:

Dr. Marc J. Levine manages disorders involving the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine using minimally invasive spine surgery techniques, achieving optimal results. By utilizing a variety of different minimally invasive spine surgery procedures, many patients return to activity faster and with less pain and risk involved. Patients who might not have been medically cleared for spine surgery previously are now finding safer options utilizing minimally invasive spine surgery methods. Your initial care will include non-operative treatments, however, when needed, the following cervical spine surgeries may be offered near Connecticut:

  • C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C6, C7 Laminectomy
  • T1 laminectomy
  • Cervical fusions
  • Cervical laminectomy
  • Cervical laminectomy and fusion
  • Cervical foraminotomy
  • Cervical laminoplasty
  • Cervical micro discectomy
  • Cervical myelopathy laminectomy
  • Keyhole laminotomy

Dr. Levine welcomes patients near Connecticut who still have issues regarding pain, despite having surgery, outside of his practice

Dr. Levine welcomes patients a Short Ride from Connecticut who still have issues regarding pain, despite having surgery, outside of his practice. It is not uncommon for Dr. Levine to see patients with the following concerns:

  • Back pain after microdiscectomy
  • Buttock pain after laminectomy
  • Buttock pain after microdiscectomy
  • Calf pain after microdiscectomy
  • Failed back surgery
  • Failed laminectomy
  • Failed microdiscectomy
  • Pain after spine fusion
  • Lower back pain after laminectomy
  • Lower back pain after microdiscectomy
  • Failed spinal hardware or instrumentation
  • Non-union of spinal fusion

Spine Implants, Instrumentation, Fusions and Disc Replacements Near Connecticut

Spine Implants, Instrumentation, Fusions and Disc Replacements a Short Ride from Connecticut, CT:

Your Spine Surgery may require the use of spine implants and instrumentation. Dr. Levine will carefully recommend the best options for your specific case. Together, with your family and support system, you will learn both the short-term and long-term benefits of the recommended surgical procedure. The following spinal implants may be appropriate for your spinal condition:

  • Pedicle screw fixation
  • Cage insertion
  • Interbody device fixation
  • Bone graft
  • Motion sparing spine surgery
  • Spine plates
  • Spine rods
  • Stem cells
  • Disc arthroplasty
  • Interspinous devices
  • Allograft

Patients commonly ask Dr. Levine questions about Bone spur, Facet joints, How many cervical vertebrae, Lumbar lamina, Neck muscles , SI joint, Sacroiliac joint, Spinal cord, Spinal disc, Spine anatomy, Spondylolisthesis causes, Vertebrae anatomy, Vertebral columnConnecticut

Patients commonly ask Dr. Levine questions about the following:

  • Bone spur
  • Facet joints
  • How many cervical vertebrae
  • Lumbar lamina
  • Neck muscles
  • SI joint
  • Sacroiliac joint
  • Spinal cord
  • Spinal disc
  • Spine anatomy
  • Spondylolisthesis causes
  • Vertebrae anatomy
  • Vertebral column

Back pain is recognized as one of the most commonly presented symptoms in Connecticut. Dr. Levine’s vast experience allows him to expertly treat injuries in Connecticut

Back pain is recognized as one of the most commonly presented symptoms to a physician’s office. Dr. Levine’s vast experience allows him to expertly treat injuries that may be the result of:

  • Back muscle strain
  • Back strain
  • Lifting injuries
  • Neck pain from looking at a computer screen
  • Neck pain from sitting
  • Slip and falls
  • Sports injuries
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Twisting injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Workers compensation injuries
  • Workplace injuries
  • Car accident
  • Motor vehicle accident
  • Motorcycle accident
  • Ergonomic workspace
  • Weightlifting injuries
  • Cross training injuries
  • Weekend warrior injuries
  • Cycling injuries
  • Skiing injuries
  • Golf injuries
  • Tennis injuries
  • Running injuries

Accepted Insurances in Connecticut

Accepted Insurances

Dr. Levine accepts most insurances and will work with you to provide the care you need in the most efficient manner. Insurance helps protect you from high out of pocket health care costs that may be related to medical treatments, studies and surgical procedures requiring hospitalization. Our team will work with you and your insurance company to optimize your insurance benefits. Feel free to speak to our staff regarding any of your insurance concerns.

Spine Doctor Spine Team Referrals and Appointments in Connecticut

Spine Doctor, Spine Team, Referrals and Appointments a Short Ride from Connecticut, CT:

Dr. Levine is accustomed to receiving referrals from primary care physicians, pain management specialists, sports medicine doctors, neurologists, neurosurgeons as well as oncologists and infectious disease specialists. He takes great pride in providing the entire care team updates regarding the patient’s ongoing spine care. Appointments may be made for routine visits or new problems that you may be experiencing. We welcome each patient to write down questions to ask before, during and after appointments. With Dr. Levine’s help, you will better understand your symptoms, your procedure, and your ongoing care to more quickly return you to the joys of life. Dr. Levine is accepting new patients at his medical office, and available for appointments.

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Levine M.J., Albert T.J.: Diagnosis and Nonoperative Management of Cervical Radiculopathy. Journal of A.A.O.S., 4(6):305-316, 1996. Read more

Levine M.J., Horn B.D., Pizzutillo P.D.: Surgical Management of Post-Traumatic Cubitus Varus in the Pediatric Population. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.1996 Sep-Oct;16(5);597-601. Read more

Levine, M.J., Mariani, P.J., Tuan, R.S., Booth, R.E.: Molecular Genetic Diagnosis of Infected Total Knee Arthroplasty- A Case Report. Journal of Arthroplasty, 10(1):93-94, 1995. Read more

Muschler, G.F., Ihara, K., Lane, J.M., Healy, J.H., Levine, M.J., Otis, J.C.,Burstein, A.H.: A Custom Distal Femoral Prosthesis For Reconstruction of Large Defects Following Wide Excision For Sarcoma-Results and Prognostic Factors. Orthopaedics, 18(6):527-538, 1995. Read more

Shenoy,K.,Goz,V., Levine, Marc J., Kaye I David,: Should Initial Management for Lumbar Herniated Nucleus Pulposus Resulting in a Dense Nerve Palsey Be Surgical. Clin Spine Surg 2020 Jan 6. Read more

Levine M.J., Vaccaro A., Smith M., Balderston R.A., Cotler J.M.: Bi-Vector Traction For Complicated Cervical Injuries. Journal of Spinal Disorders. 1997 Pct’10(5);436-40. Read more

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  • Population: 3,405,565
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