Presidential Guest Speaker
L. Scott Levin, MD

L. Scott Levin, MD, FACS, is the Paul B. Magnuson Professor of Bone and Joint Surgery, Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and Professor of Surgery (Plastic Surgery). He is also the Medical Director of the Penn Musculoskeletal and Rheumatology Service Line. Dr. Levin is Board-certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and has a Certificate of added Qualification in hand surgery. In addition, he is Board-certified in Plastic Surgery, and is responsible for developing the field of “Orthoplastic Surgery.”

As an accomplished clinician, his expertise focuses on surgery of the hand and upper extremity, reconstructive microsurgical techniques for extremity reconstruction and limb salvage. His research interests focus predominantly on extremity soft tissue reconstruction and vascularized composite allotransplantation.

Widely published with more than 350 peer-reviewed journal articles, 85 book chapters and 11 books, Dr. Levin also actively participates in senior leadership activities of many international and national professional societies and associations and has received numerous awards for his commitment to teaching.