Dr. Lawrence Levinson, MD

Dr. Lawrence Levinson, MD

Addiction Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Lawrence Levinson, MD is an addiction medicine specialist in Altoona, PA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Universidad Central Del Este (Uce), Facultad De Medicina in 1980 and specializes in addiction medicine and internal medicine.Read his story

2032 E Pleasant Valley Blvd

Altoona, PA 16602

Contact Information

(814) 201-2305

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Dr. Levinson's Experience

Dr. Levinson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Addiction Medicine
  • Board certified in Addiction Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Levinson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Levinson "Lawrence Levinson MD Board Certified in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine» Independent Private Practitioner for 32 years in Internal Medicine» Buprenorphine prescriber authorized by SAMSHA/CSAT since 2004» Medical Review Officer Certified by American Association of Medical Review Officers» Medical Examiner for the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration» Civil Surgeon Designated by the Department of Homeland Security» Senior Principal Investigator for over 200 Clinical Trials including Projects for Opioid Addiction» Medical Director of the Clearfield County Prison» Certified in Probuphine implantation"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Levinson "Board Certified in Addiction Medicine, Drs. Levinson  believes that it is critical for patients to be educated about their addiction. The use of Suboxone is only part of the treatment process. The physicians will discuss how you became addicted and more importantly, how you can leave it behind you. Their interaction are one on one and are provided in a tranquil, unpressured environment. This facility is not run like a "mill". You are given as much time as you need. This program is for YOU."

2  Specialties

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Addiction Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Preventive Medicine*

1  Conditions Treated

  • Opioid Dependence

1  Procedures

  • Outpatient Opioid Dependence Treatment

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • SUNY Binghamton
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Universidad Central Del Este (Uce), Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Levinson's Reviews

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11 total reviews (2 have comments)

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Dr. Levinson's Performance

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  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I enjoyed visiting with Dr. L. He is thorough, informative, reassuring, funny and available. I would highly recommend Dr. Levinson to anyone.
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Dr Levinson and his staff, Hillary are without a doubt the best chance you have to finally start to realize, there is a method to this madness. They went out of there way to make it as simple and comfortable as it could be. And the unique way Dr Levinson takes his time and explains things I never...more
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