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Dr. Amy Levin

General Surgery
Las Vegas, NV
17 years experience female

Locations

Office

Address

3582 Red Fir Street
Directions

Colon and Rectal Clinic of Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

About

Bio

Dr. Levin practices a wide range of general surgery, with special interest in laparoscopic hernia repairs and breast surgery. She enjoys interacting with her patients and takes the time to really listen to their concerns. She is Board Certified with the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Specialties
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General Surgery

Licenses

United States: Nevada

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

26 Answers
1 Agree
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
Be careful: Only if you turn the volume up very loud, especially if it turns on suddenly at a high volume. Sound over 85 decibels for an extended period of time ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
Possible fissure: This sounds like an anal fissure, which can be very painful. Internal hemorrhoids are possible too. You will need to visit your doctor to get an ac... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
A few weeks: You may feel sensitivity there up to 8 weeks postoperatively. Permanent numbness is possible in any incision, though that rarely bothers the patient ... Read More
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
No: If your incision was closed at the time of surgery, it should be well healed by now. Drainage could be blood trapped under the skin or possibly an inf... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
Hernia: You should be checked for an inguinal (groin) hernia. If a hernia is found, the best treatment is surgery. Without surgery it will get worse over ti... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
Nose Frida: As a mom I can tell you the best "snot sucker" out there is the Nose Frida! Be sure to read the instructions on how to use it. You place the device ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
Abscess?: It is possible you are developing an abscess, which is a pus pocket beneath the skin. Any redness to the skin, drainage, or fever? If the burning is... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
Colicky pain: Gallstones/sludge cause symptoms referred to as biliary dyskinesia (not the other way around). Large stones can get stuck in the common bile duct but... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
It's possible: Conceivably, yes. If you are having abdominal pain you should see your surgeon.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
Yes: A small/superficial injury to the skin of your hand should heal without any issue, even with your wrist exercises. It sounds like the injury is not o... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
Yes: Umbilical hernias are common in newborns and usually close by age 2. Nothing to worry about unless it seems to be painful for him, or he has a hard l... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
Diabetes?: You need to be urgently seen by a physician. New onset diabetes is possible. You are at risk of dehydration with that much urination and may need IV... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
Gallstones?: Have you had any imaging done? Upper abdominal discomfort can be many things. Gallbladder disease can present as you describe. That is best evaluat... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
Yes: It's best to avoid alcohol for 2 weeks after surgery, especially if you are taking any pain medicine with acetaminophen. There are no long-term diet... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
Heller Myotomy: The most common complication specific to Heller myotomy is perforation. Late complications include recurrent dysphagia and gastroesophageal reflux.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
Kidney stone: If it is indeed tiny it should pass without a problem. Be sure to drink lots of water over the next several days to flush out your kidneys. If you d... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
Low likelihood: The answer to this depends on a lot of factors, such as family history, your ethnicity, smoking history and the number of pregnancies you've had. Ove... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
Possible infection: This needs to be examined by a physician. It may be an infection, such as epididymitis, or a varicocele (blood sac). Less common would be a tumor. ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
Ultrasound: If it's a painless mass on the testicle, cancer would be a concern (though not the most likely). If it's tender, and especially also seems to be comi... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
No: A testicle that's completely dead will have no sensation. One with compromised blood supply will be painful. More information is needed I think to he... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
No: One has nothing to do with the other. This should not make your hiatal hernia worse.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
Unclear: I think we will need a bit more information about what "fun" you had but it sounds like the mild pain you are experiencing has nothing to do with you... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
Catheter: That "lump" may be the catheter under the skin. It is tunneled from the port on your chest wall up to the vein in your neck, where it enters the bloo... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
No: Unfortunately no, there are no effective homeopathic remedies for cancer. Certain symptoms can be alleviated with homeopathic remedies but cancer is... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
No: Breast cancer usually presents as a painless lump in the breast, if not caught early by a screening mammogram. The effects of advanced breast cancer ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
General Surgery 17 years experience
Yes: That is very normal. The defect ("hole") doesn't disappear but the bulge (tissue coming through) may move in and out, making the hernia seem to chang... Read More

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, OH
Graduated 2005MD

Residency

University of Illinois metropolitan group hospitals

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Nevada - Spring
2017
Top General Surgeon, First Place, Nevada - Spring
2017
Top Doctor, Third Place, Nevada - Fall
2017

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
Diplomate American Board of Surgery
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