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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., Lei Chen, Jennifer E. Bond, Manuel A. Medina, Licheng Ren, George Kokosis, Angelica M. Selim, and Howard Levinson. “Myofibroblasts contribute to but are not necessary for wound contraction.” Lab Invest 95, no. 12 (December 2015): 1429–38. https://doi.org/10.1038/labinvest.2015.116.

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Cahill, Thomas J., Rikesh Gandhi, Alexander C. Allori, Jeffrey R. Marcus, David Powers, Detlev Erdmann, Scott T. Hollenbeck, and Howard Levinson. “Hardware Removal in Craniomaxillofacial Trauma: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Management Algorithm.” Ann Plast Surg 75, no. 5 (November 2015): 572–78. https://doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000000194.

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Ibrahim, Mohamed M., Manuel A. Medina, Jennifer E. Bond, Andrew Bergeron, Carlos Quiles, Latif Bashirov, and Howard Levinson. “Foreign body response to five common subcutaneous implants.” In Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 221:e118–e118. Elsevier BV, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2015.08.214.

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Ibrahim, Mohamed M., Kyle J. Miller, Latif Bashirov, Ellen Hammett, Youngmee Jung, Manuel A. Medina, Ali Rastegarpou, Angelica M. Selim, Kam W. Leong, and Howard Levinson. “Mitigation of hypertrophic scar contraction in an immune-competent mouse model via a biostable electrospun scaffold.” In Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 221:e119–20. Elsevier BV, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2015.08.219.

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Ibrahim, Mohamed M., Lei Chen, Jennifer E. Bond, Manuel A. Medina, Licheng Ren, Angelica M. Selim, and Howard Levinson. “Myofibroblasts contribute to but are not necessary for wound contraction.” In Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 221:e120–e120. Elsevier BV, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2015.08.220.

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Blau, Jared, Agustin Cornejo, Detlev Erdmann, Howard Levinson, and Scott T. Hollenbeck. “Surgical management of patients with hidradenitis suppurativa: results from the NSQIP database.” In Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 221:e122–23. Elsevier BV, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2015.08.227.

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Zhao, Yang, Jason R. Maher, Jina Kim, Maria Angelica Selim, Howard Levinson, and Adam Wax. “Evaluation of burn severity in vivo in a mouse model using spectroscopic optical coherence tomography.” Biomed Opt Express 6, no. 9 (September 1, 2015): 3339–45. https://doi.org/10.1364/BOE.6.003339.

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Jackman, Jennifer G., Hemraj Juwarker, Latif Bashirov, Kam Leong, Howard Levinson, and Bruce Sullenger. “272. Nucleic Acid Scavenging Nanofibers as Anti-Inflammatory Meshes.” In Molecular Therapy, 23:S108–9. Elsevier BV, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1016/s1525-0016(16)33881-3.

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