David G Levinsohn is an orthopedic surgeon in San Diego, California and is affiliated with Sharp Memorial Hospital. He graduated from University of the Witwatersrand in 1986 and has been in practice for 31 years. He completed a residency at University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Levinsohn also specializes in Sports Medicine.

With experience and empathy, he trys to develop an excellent rapport with all his patients so that he can understand and deliver the best possible care for each person. He is known to ease tension from time to time with a little humor.

Orthopedic surgery is a rapidly changing specialty. In 2010 he was re-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and was certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery’s newly created subspecialty of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. He is also a member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the California Orthopaedic Association, and a Qualified Medical Examiner for injured workers in the State of California.

He was a team physician for rugby, football, and ice-hockey teams. In his spare time enjoys with his family, yoga, stand up paddle boarding, rugby, and tinkering with orthopedic inventions.

Board Certification

AMERICAN BOARD OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY, 2001 Recertified, 2010ABOS Sports Medicine Subpecialty, 2010

Education

Orthopaedic surgery residency

University of washington, seattle WA

July 1993- July 1997

General surgery internship

University of washington, seattle WA

July 1992- July 1993

Transitional Internship

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Hillbrow Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa

January 1987- December 1987

MBBCh (MD)

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

1983-1986

Orthopaedic surgery practice

Synergy specialist medical group
(co-founder of 12 person orthopaedic group)

7910 frost street,suite 340

San Diego CA 92123

Jan 2013 to present

David G Levinsohn Inc

7910 frost street,suite 340

San Diego CA 92123

June 2004- December 2012

California Orthopaedic Institute

San Diego CA

February 2003- May 2004

Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Specialists

Alexandria, LA

November 1999- November 2002

Group Health permanente

Redmond WA

January 1999- October 1999

Stevens Orthopeadic Group

Redmonds WA

August 1997- December 1998

Licenses, Certifications and Memberships

  • American Board of Orthopeadic Surgery, Re-certification 2010
  • American Board of Orthopeadic Surgery, Sports Medicine Subspecialty 2010
  • American Academy of Orthopeadic Surgery
  • California Orthopeadic Association
  • Medical License, State of California

Orthopeadic Surgery Boards/Committees

  • Sharp Community Medical Group, Metro Region Board Member
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital, Orthopeadic Surgery supervisory Committee Vice-Chairman
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