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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

Matthews, T. E., M. Medina, J. R. Maher, H. Levinson, W. J. Brown, and A. Wax. “Deep tissue imaging using spectroscopic analysis of multiply scattered light.” Optica 1, no. 2 (January 1, 2014): 105–11. https://doi.org/10.1364/OPTICA.1.000105.

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Larrier, Nicole A., David G. Kirsch, Richard F. Riedel, Howard Levinson, William C. Eward, and Brian E. Brigman. “Practical radiation oncology for extremity sarcomas.” Surg Oncol Clin N Am 22, no. 3 (July 2013): 433–43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soc.2013.02.004.

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Levinson, Howard. “A Paradigm of Fibroblast Activation and Dermal Wound Contraction to Guide the Development of Therapies for Chronic Wounds and Pathologic Scars.” Adv Wound Care (New Rochelle) 2, no. 4 (May 2013): 149–59. https://doi.org/10.1089/wound.2012.0389.

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Ehanire, T. E., M. W. Blanton, L. S. Levin, and H. Levinson. “Osteocutaneous defects of the clavicle: two case reports, analysis of the literature, and a novel management algorithm.” J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 66, no. 5 (May 2013): 593–600. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2013.02.019.

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Bond, J. E., E. Holl, M. A. Selim, B. Sullenger, and H. Levinson. “PRECLINICAL STUDIES OF NUCLEIC ACID SCAVENGERS AS ANTISCARRING DRUGS: THE DENDRIMER PAMAM-G3 INHIBITS FIBROBLAST ACTIVATION AND INHIBITBS GRANULATION TISSUE CONTRACTION.” In Wound Repair and Regeneration, 21:A17–A17. WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2013.

Scholars@Duke

Hunter, Cedric, Jennifer Bond, Paul C. Kuo, Maria Angelica Selim, and Howard Levinson. “The role of osteopontin and osteopontin aptamer (OPN-R3) in fibroblast activity.” J Surg Res 176, no. 1 (July 2012): 348–58. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2011.07.054.

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Bond, J. E., L. Chen, L. Ren, M. A. Selim, and H. Levinson. “INHIBITION OF ANGIOTENSIN II SIGNALING IN DERMAL SCARRING AND CONTRACTURE.” In Wound Repair and Regeneration, 20:A16–A16. WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2012.

Scholars@Duke

Levinson, H., R. M. Fearmonti, J. Bond, and R. Pietrobon. “Reply: The modified patient and observer scar assessment scale: A novel approach to defining pathologic and nonpathologic scarring?” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, January 1, 2012. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0b013e3182362ee5.

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Kokosis, G., J. Stolberg-Stolberg, W. C. Eward, M. J. Richard, S. T. Hollenbeck, H. Levinson, B. E. Brigman, and D. Erdmann. “[Femur reconstruction using combined autologous fibula transfer and humeral allograft].” Chirurg 82, no. 12 (December 2011): 1120–23. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00104-011-2165-x.

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