Michael L. Levine, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Michael L. Levine, M.D., F.A.C.S., a well recognized clinician and surgeon, has been caring for patients locally since 1999. Since that time, he has also acted as a voluntary associate professor at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.
Having trained at the finest institutions, Dr. Levine excels in his field. Dr. Levine graduated from the University of Vermont and received his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School where he graduated in the top 2 percentile of his class. Dr. Levine completed his surgical internship at the University of Chicago Hospitals. He then completed his Ophthalmology residency, followed by a glaucoma fellowship, at the Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital.
As a gifted surgeon, Dr. Levine draws upon his vast clinical experience along with his dedication to leading edge technology and advanced surgical techniques. Dr. Levine educates his patients about their condition and creates a collaborative, customized management plan in every case. Dr. Levine has been an innovator in micro-incisional cataract and laser surgery.
Dr. Levine has performed over ten thousand surgical procedures and authored numerous publications in peer reviewed journals, including a chapter on "Glaucoma" in a published textbook. Dr. Levine has completed a mission to Jamaica for Orbis International, where he provided much needed surgery and care for the less fortunate, as well as educating the local Ophthalmologists.
In 2011, The American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery published an article written by Dr. Levine; "Ocular Damage Secondary to Intense Pulse Light Therapy to the Face". Click here to read the article.
Dr. Levine was born in Livingston, New Jersey, on December 10, 1966. He is happily married to Andrea and is the proud father of twins; Jonas and Lucia.
Certifications and Memberships:
Diplomate: American Board of Ophthalmology, Board Certified
Diplomate: National Board of Medical Examiners, Board Certified
Florida Society of Ophthalmology (FSO) (Chairman of Glaucoma 2004 - 2008)
Florida Medical Association (Delegate for FSO, 2006 - 2010)
Palm Beach County Ophthalmology Society (President: 2002, 2003 - Vice President: 2001, 2006)
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (FAAO)
American Glaucoma Society
Awards and Honors:
Outstanding Ophthalmologist of the Year, Florida Society of Ophthalmology (2003)
Ophthalmologist of the Year, Palm Beach County Ophthalmology Society, (2003)
Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Society
Voted "Top American Ophthalmologists," (2002 - 2016)
Hospital and Surgical Center Affiliations:
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami
Delray Beach Surgery Center, Delray Beach
University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital