Richard A. Levine, M.D., D.D.S., FACS
Background & Specialties
American Board of Plastic Surgery – 1981
Fellow of American College of Surgeons
Certificate of Competency in Maxillofacial Surgery
American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
Certificate of Advanced Education in Cosmetic Surgery
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Certificate of Advanced Cardiac Life Support
American Heart Association
B.A. – Mathematics; S.U.N.Y at Buffalo
D.D.S. with Honors – S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo
M.D. with Honors – S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo
General Surgery – S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo
Plastic Surgery – S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo
Surgical Oncology – Sloan Kettering Memorial, N.Y.
Surgical Oncology – Roswell Park Memorial N.Y.
Burn Surgery – Institute of Surgical Research, Brooke Army Medical Center
Pathology – S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo
Clinical Professor-Department of Surgery (Plastic) and Chief, Aesthetic Surgery Training; Department of Surgery (Plastic)-
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Adjunct Professor, Department of Orthodontics; School of Dentistry- University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio,
Visiting Faculty, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery (Plastic) and Department of Dermatology- Medical University of South Carolina,
July 1980-November 1981
Clinical Instructor, Department of Surgery (Plastic), State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine,
Clinical Instructor, Department of Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine,
Coordinator of Oral and Dental Pathology, Eastern Great Lake Head and Neck Cancer Control Network,
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, State University of New York at Buffalo,
November 1972-June 1975
Publications and Presentations
Invasion of Head and Neck Facial Spaces Secondary to Oral Infection.
Richard A. Levine, M.D. Presented at the Scientific Session of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. The American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, September 28, 1978.
Evaluation of Endosseous Metal Implant Sites in the Rhesus Monkeys With Special Reference to Fluorescence Microscopy. Richard A. Levine, D.D.S., Honors Thesis submitted to the Faculty of the School of Dentistry, State University of New York at Buffalo, March 23, 1972.
Histopathological Evaluation of Endosseous Metal Implant Sites in Mandible and Maxilla. Presentation at the Scientific Session of the American Dental Association, October 14, 1971.
The Prosthetic Implications of Endosseous Metal Implantation. Richard A. Levine, D.D.S. First Prize – Presentation at the Scientific Session of The Greater New York Dental Association, November 8, 1971.
The Influence of Masticator Fascial Plane Anatomy of Intracranial Infections of Odontogenic Origin. Richard A. Levine, M.D. Honors
Thesis submitted to the Faculty of the School of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, November 1, 1973.
The Semi-Buried Ceramic Coated Titanium Osseous Implant. Richard A. Levine, M.D. Presented at the Greater Cleveland Dental Society Scientific Session, 1972.
The Effect of Topically Applied Nitrates (NTG) in the Enhancement of Cutaneous Flap Survival. Levine, R.A., Cerra, F.B., and DeFelice, C. Presented to South Carolina Medical Association, May 1980.
Apertognathia Correction in Treacher Collins Syndrome. Presented to the Texas Medical Association, May 1985.
Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Skin Grafting After Preparation with Hyperbaric Oxygen. Davis, J.C., Landeen, J.M., Levine, R.A.
Journal of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 79, No. 2, February 1987.
“Treatment of Complications of Median Sternotomy.” Presented to the Texas Medical Association and Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons,
May 14, 1987.
“What’s New in Breast Reconstruction – The Role of Muscle and Myocutaneous Flaps? Presented to the Southern Medical Association Annual Meeting, October 31, 1987.
Chest Wall Reconstruction – The Role of Muscle and Myocutaneous Flaps. Presented to the Southern Medical Association Annual Meeting, November 2, 1987.
“Problems in Chest Wall Reconstruction” Presented to Symposium on Problem Wounds and Hyperbaric Oxygen, April 14, 1988, San Antonio, Texas.
“Breast Augmentation” – Presented to Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons- Texas Medical Association, May 12, 1990.
New Instrumentation for Breast Augmentation. Journal of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Vol. 86, No. 4. October 1990.
Definitive Evaluation of Breast Implant. Journal of Plastic and ReconstructiveSurgery, Vol. 87, No. 6. June 1991.
Ultrasound Evaluation of Breast Implant Integrity. Plastic Surgical Forum. Vol. XIII, 97-99.
Ultrasound Evaluation of Breast Implants Presentation. Annual Meeting of American Society of Plastic Surgeons. October 1990.
“Breast Augmentation Update.” Presentation to International College of Surgeons Annual Meeting, 1990.
Cancer Update 1991 – Breast.” Presentation to the Baptist Memorial Hospital System – San Antonio.
“Lower Breast Hypoplasia.” Presentation to Texas Medical Association May 1991.
Evaluation of Surgical Product Failures. Journal of plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 88, No. 5, Nov. 91
Follow-up report: RTUS for Breast Implants – Reply Journal of Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 89, No. 5, May 1992.
“Silicone Implants Following Mastectomy,” Sixth Annual Spring Seminar. American Cancer Society, April 4, 1992.
Evaluation of Breast Implant Integrity by Ultrasonography, Annual Meeting. May 3, 1992. American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, “Report of a Three Year Experience with Ultrasonography” – Presentation May 3, 1992.
Baptist Memorial Hospital, “Melanoma” – Cancer Update 1993. Presentation March 13, 1993.
Surgical Correction of the Eyelid Cheek Interface. Presented to the Texas Society of Plastic Surgery, 2000
The Midface Lift and Malar Augmentation. Presented to The Texas Society of Plastic Surgery 2001
Revisiting the T-Z procedure for the Turkey Gobbler neck. Presented to the Texas Society of Plastic Surgery 2002
Facial Aesthetic Procedures. Presented to the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons 2002
Craniofacial Growth in Adults Symposium on Periorbital Surgery, PSEF/American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons 2002
Facial Growth Application to Aesthetic Surgery. Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons Oct. 2003
Adult Facial Growth: Applications to Aesthetic Surgery
Levine, R., Garza, J., Wang, P., Hurst, L., Dev, V.
Aesthe. Plastic Surgery
27: 265-269, 2003
The Effect of Aging on Perioral Structures
Presentation: Perioral Plastic Surgery Symposium. Oct 24, 2003
Sponsor PSEF, ASMS.
Midfacial Enhancement Using the Levine Porex Glove Implant
Presentation; International Society of Aesthetic Surgery 2004
Presentation; Texas Society of Plastic Surgery 2004
Complications of Facial Suspension Sutures
Helling,E., Levine, R.
Aesthetic Surg 27: 155-161 Mar 2007