Mark R. Levine, MD

Title: Clinical Professor Emeritus
Company: Case Western Reserve University
Location: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States

Mark R. Levine, MD, Clinical Professor Emeritus at Case Western Reserve University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in ophthalmology and higher education.

Drawing upon nearly 40 years of experience, Dr. Levine is a distinguished ophthalmologist and educator who most recently served as a clinical professor of ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, from 1997 until ultimately reaching emeritus status many years later. Prior to this appointment, he served as the chief of ophthalmology at Mount Sinai Medical Center for 20 consecutive years beginning in 1980. As an accomplished doctor, he has been affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.

Specializing in ophthalmology, the study, diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases, such as vision loss, detached retinas, cataracts and glaucoma, Dr. Levine is particularly focused on oculo-plastic and orbital reconstructive surgery. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Amherst College and a Doctor of Medicine from Drexel University College of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University Hospitals, and he is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Ohio. While pursuing higher education, he notably served in the U.S. Army for two years.

A fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Levine was the former president of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery from 1985 to 1986. He has additionally maintained membership with several professional organizations, such as the Orbital Society, the Cleveland Ophthalmology Society, the Ohio Ophthalmology Society and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Throughout his career, he has further authored more than 200 articles in professional journals, having written “Manuel of Oculo-plastic Surgery” and co-written “Neuro-ophthalmology and Orbital Disease.” He also co-edited “Smiths-Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.”

As a testament to his success, Dr. Levine has accrued myriad accolades. The recipient of the Wendel Hughes Lectureship Award, which is the highest award given by the American Physiological Society, he has been listed in Best Doctors of America since 1981. Most recently, the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery honored him with the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018. Case Western Reserve University named a lectureship in his honor entitled the Mark Levine Lectureship in Ophthalmology in 2007. He has been showcased in the 63rd edition of Who’s Who in America.

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