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Dr. Brett Levine

Orthopedic Surgery
Chicago, IL
22 years experience male

Locations

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Chicago, IL

Address

1611 W. Harrison St., Ste 300, Chicago, IL
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Practice website

Fax

7084925466

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Cigna

Medicare

About

Bio

As an adult reconstruction specialist I focus on complex revision surgery and less invasive techniques. Additionally I am actively involved in resident!fellow and student education as the residency program director.

Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

10 Answers
5 Agrees
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Levine
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Check X-rays : If still painful and swollen you may want to rule out a fracture. More likely it is a sprain or contusion that can take several weeks to go away. Howe... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brett Levine
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Yoga: Yoga is a great form of exercise for arthritic joints. Keeps you flexible and the joints moving.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Levine
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Prepatellar bursitis: Typically this is a prepatellar bursitis. If red and hot may need aspiration and antibiotics but usually is benign and will resolve with rest, ice and... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Levine
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Joint pain = flare: Isolated joint pain can be a flare but usually affects multiple joints and muscles. However lupus is unpredictable and can present with joint pain onl... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Levine
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Quad strengthening: Suggest working in quadriceps strengthening and maintaining your knee motion. You likely will not tolerate aggressive therapy.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Levine
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Would check an X-ray: Not likely if only one joint hurts. I would get a hip x-ray if one leg is significantly shorter than the other.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Levine
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Growing pains: Would try Aspirin and see if that helps big continues pain would take to see a pediatric orthopedist. Most likely growing type pains but if prolonged ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Levine
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Unlikely : That is not a typical side effect.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Levine
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Boxer fracture?: You may have a boxers fracture. Should get an X-ray and manage based upon the X-ray.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Levine
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Hip pain: Could be a snapping hip syndrome. Either internal or external depending on what relieves the pressure. Could also be arthritis or osteonecrosis of the... Read More

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Levine is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Levine is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Georgetown University School of Medicine, DC
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

NYU HOSPITALS CENTER

Awards

Golden Apple Award for Teacher of the Year 2008
Top 40 Arthroplasty Surgeons 2013
Leadership Fellows Program, AAOS

Affiliations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
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