Dr. Kenneth A. Levitsky, MD

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Dr. Kenneth A. Levitsky, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Garden State Orthopaedic Associates, P.A. 925 Clifton Ave Ste 106, Clifton, NJ 07013 Get Directions

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

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Dr. Levitsky's practice is one of general orthopaedic surgery with a sub-specialty interest in disorders of the lower leg/foot and ankle. His surgical specialty interests include knee arthroscopy, fractures of the foot, leg, and ankle, disorders of the achilles tendon, persistent pain and instability of the ankle after ankle sprain, arthritis of the foot and ankle, bunions, and toe disorders. In addition, sports related injuries comprise a significant portion of his clinical practice.

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  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • 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
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger

Procedures Performed

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Education

  • Medical School
    Tufts University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Pennsylvania Hospital Of University Of Pennsylvania Health System

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Tufts University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

    Completed in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Delaware

    Graduated in 1982

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Levitsky says...

Dr. Levitsky was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware, the son of a pediatrician. He began his undergraduate training close to his family home at the University of Delaware where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He is a graduate of the Tufts University School of Medicine where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society in his junior year. He was also a recipient of the Hewlett Packard Award for top medical student as well as the Martin J. Loeb Award. He subsequently completed his Orthopaedic Residency at the Tufts Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program in Boston. While in the program he authored numerous academic publications and presented his research at national orthopaedic meetings. Upon his graduation, Dr. Levitsky went on to complete a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Levitsky has also graduated from the NYU Stern School of Business with an MBA, specializing in finance.

A long time staff member of The Valley Hospital as well as a member of the teaching faculty at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Dr. Levitsky is actively involved Resident education. At The Valley Hospital, Dr. Levitsky has been Chairman of the Quality Assurance Committee for a number of years. Dr. Levitsky also served as the Director of Education for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Levitsky is a former orthopaedic foot and ankle consultant for the New Jersey Nets, and has been the team physician for the Glen Rock Panthers since 1993.

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Dr. Levitsky says...

Dr. Levitsky's practice is one of general orthopaedic surgery with a sub-specialty interest in disorders of the lower leg/foot and ankle. His surgical specialty interests include knee arthroscopy, fractures of the foot, leg, and ankle, disorders of the achilles tendon, persistent pain and instability of the ankle after ankle sprain, arthritis of the foot and ankle, bunions, and toe disorders. In addition, sports related injuries comprise a significant portion of his clinical practice.