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Dr. David Levinsohn, MD

Adult Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Levinsohn

Dr. David Levinsohn, MD is an adult orthopedic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of The Witwatersrand/Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1988 and specializes in adult orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.


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Dr. Levinsohn accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Choice Open Access POS
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross
Anthem Blue Cross of California EPO
Anthem Blue Cross PPO
Power Select HMO
Prudent Buyer PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Federal Employee Program
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Basic PPO
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Choice Fund PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus PPO
Health Net
Blue & Gold HMO
Employer Group HMO
Health Net PPO
SmartCare HMO
Medicare
Medicare Advantage PPO
Tricare
Prime
Standard
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
AARP Medicare Complete Essential HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Premier HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Value HMO
Choice Plus
Choice Plus POS
Choice Plus PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
Secure Horizons
Sharp Secure Horizons Medicare Advantage HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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Dr. Levinsohn's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Levinsohn treats Knee Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Levinsohn treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Osteoarthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Levinsohn treats Osteoarthritis more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Levinsohn treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Levinsohn treats Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Levinsohn treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Levinsohn's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compound Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement, Cemented
  • Hip Replacement, Cementless
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis-Like Fracture of the Hip
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Simple Fractures
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Toe Fractures
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement Revision
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

I try to develop an excellent rapport with all my patients so that I can understand and deliver the best possible care for each person.  I am known to ease tension from time to time with a little humor.  In my spare time I enjoy my family, ...

Specialties

  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Men's Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

1997
University Of Washington
Residency Hospital
1993
University Of Washington
Internship Hospital
1988
University Of The Witwatersrand/Faculty Of Health Sciences
Medical School
1982
U Of Witwatersrand
Undergraduate School
1997
1993
1988
1982

Languages

  • Afrikaans
  • English

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Levinsohn's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Levinsohn

4.6

Based on 57 reviews

5 Stars
85.96491228070175%
(49)
4 Stars
3.508771929824561%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.508771929824561%
(2)
1 Star
7.017543859649122%
(4)

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Dr. Levinsohn gave me my life back! After years of dead ends with Kaiser, Dr. Levinson took care of me immediately. He said I was a perfect candidate for hip replacement. After years of walking with a horrible limp, and not being able to run, Thanks to Dr. Levinson my health and my walking are...Read More
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Dr. Levinsohn has replaced both my hips as well as knee replacements and hips on five of my friends and relatives. All six of us Feel that Dr. Levinsohn has given us our lives back and there is no way anyone could have done a better job!
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Thank you so very much, I was very fortunate to have you as my doctor. Thank you to the front desk employees and your assistants for their kindness throughout the whole process.
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As an Orthopedic RN myself I just want to say that Dr. David Levinsohn did a fantastic job on my left shoulder rotator cuff repair. I barely had any pain at all. I think I only took Motrin for some soreness once or twice, and I am not necessarily the type to try to avoid relief if I need it. Dr....Read More
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Total hip replacement surgery in June 2017. On a positive note, the surgery was well executed and the staff at Sharp Hospital was great. On the negative side, my leg ended up ~1/2" longer than original, which severely impacts my gait and forces me into a life of shoe inserts. Dr Levinsohn's...Read More
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