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Howard Levinson, MD

Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery
Assistant Professor in Pathology
Associate Professor in Dermatology
Office: Dept of Surgery, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3974 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Fibrosis
Wound Healing
Cell Contractility
Tissue Remodeling
Medical device development including hernia mesh, tissue engineered skin and wound care technologies

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of Texas, Medical Branch at Galveston, 1997

In the News

Publications

Ibrahim, Mohamed M., Luke P. Poveromo, Richard R. Glisson, Agustin Cornejo, Alfredo E. Farjat, Ken Gall, and Howard Levinson. “Modifying hernia mesh design to improve device mechanical performance and promote tension-free repair.” J Biomech 71 (April 11, 2018): 43–51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.01.022.

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Kokosis, G., A. Barbas, C. Ong, H. Levinson, D. Erdmann, and C. R. Mantyh. “Flap repair of complex pilonidal sinus: a single institution experience.” European Journal of Plastic Surgery 41, no. 2 (April 1, 2018): 217–22. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00238-017-1361-4.

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Ibrahim, Mohamed M., Richard R. Glisson, Ken Gall, and Howard Levinson. “A New Hernia Mesh Precisely Engineered to Prevent Hernia Recurrence.” In Wound Repair and Regeneration, 26:A7–8. WILEY, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Ibrahim, Mohamed M., Elizabeth McKinnon, Mary E. Sunday, and Howard Levinson. “Potential Role of Neuropeptide Receptors in Scleroderma.” In Wound Repair and Regeneration, 26:A13–14. WILEY, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Ibrahim, Mohamed, Jennifer Bond, Manuel A. Medina, Lei Chen, Carlos Quiles, George Kokosis, Latif Bashirov, Bruce Klitzman, and Howard Levinson. “Characterization of the Foreign Body Response to Common Surgical Biomaterials in a Murine Model.” Eur J Plast Surg 40, no. 5 (November 2017): 383–92. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00238-017-1308-9.

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Ibrahim, Mohamed M., Elizabeth McKinnon, Mary E. Sunday, and Howard Levinson. “EXPRESSION OF MARKERS FOR PERICYTES AND MYOFIBROBLASTS IN BLEOMYCIN-INDUCED DERMAL FIBROSIS: POTENTIAL ROLE OF NEUROPEPTIDE RECEPTORS IN A MOUSE MODEL FOR SCLERODERMA.” In Wound Repair and Regeneration, 25:A41–A41. WILEY, 2017.

Scholars@Duke

Zhao, Yang, Will J. Eldridge, Jason R. Maher, Sanghoon Kim, Michael Crose, Mohamed Ibrahim, Howard Levinson, and Adam Wax. “Dual-axis optical coherence tomography for deep tissue imaging.” Opt Lett 42, no. 12 (June 15, 2017): 2302–5. https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.42.002302.

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Parra, James, Mohamed Ibrahim, Elizabeth McKinnon, Howard Levinson, and Mary E. Sunday. “Altered Expression of Neuropeptide Receptors in the Bleomycin (Bleo)-Induced Mouse Model of Scleroderma (SSc).” In Faseb Journal, Vol. 31. FEDERATION AMER SOC EXP BIOL, 2017.

Scholars@Duke

Miller, Kyle J., Wei Cao, Mohamed M. Ibrahim, and Howard Levinson. “The Effect of Microporous Polysaccharide Hemospheres on Wound Healing and Scarring in Wild-Type and db/db Mice.” Adv Skin Wound Care 30, no. 4 (April 2017): 169–80. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.ASW.0000513149.43488.56.

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McKinnon, Elizabeth, James Parra, Mohammad Ibrahim, Howard Levinson, and Mary E. Sunday. “Expression of Markers for Pericytes and Myofibroblasts in Bleomycin (Bleo)-Induced Dermal Fibrosis: Potential Role of Neuropeptide Receptors in a Mouse Model for Scleroderma (SSc).” In Laboratory Investigation, 97:134A-134A. NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2017.

Scholars@Duke

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