DR. PATRICK A. LEVINE DPM
Dr. Levine is a Board Qualified, surgically trained Foot & Ankle Surgeon. He treats all surgical and nonsurgical pathology of the foot and ankle. The focal points of his training have centered on trauma, reconstructive surgery, sports medicine and limb salvage. He is focused on eliminating foot and ankle pain utilizing a systematic approach of conservative care. When surgery is indicated, he is considered one of the best-trained surgeons in the Los Angeles Area.
While growing up in a suburb of Portland, Oregon, Dr. Levine was an All-State Basketball player and a High School Valedictorian. Even with his busy scholastic and athletic schedule, he found time for coaching and officiating youth sports. After a short collegiate basketball career plagued with injuries, he graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Sciences in Physiology with a minor in Biochemistry. During his collegiate years, he volunteered as a Hospice caregiver. It was there that his passion for medicine began to unfold. Dr. Levine's empathy for the patients and families he worked with motivated him to dedicate his life to healthcare and helping others.
While exploring various healthcare career options, Dr. Levine had an innate fascination for sports medicine and orthopedics. Given his athletic background and his own history of sports injuries, the treatment of foot and leg injuries sparked his interest. Adding to the fact that his own mother was plagued with podiatric ailments and had several foot surgeries that significantly improved her quality of life, Dr. Levine decided to further pursue a career in Podiatric Medicine & Surgery.
He secured his medical degree at Temple University in Philadelphia. Upon completion of his medical school training, he completed his post-graduate residency at Kaiser Permanente Healthcare System in Santa Clara, California. Kaiser has an affiliation with Stanford Healthcare, one of the most challenging three-year surgical residency programs in the country. During this training, he spent countless hours alongside Stanford-trained Orthopedic, Plastic, and Vascular surgeons with a specialized emphasis on reconstruction, trauma, diabetic limb salvage, sports medicine, ankle arthroscopy, and joint replacements.