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Department Neuromuscular Center
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.5559
Desk:
216.444.5551
Fax:
216.445.4653

Additional Locations

Neurology

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Directions

Appointment:
216.444.5559
Desk:
216.444.5551
Fax:
216.445.4653
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Clinical Evaluation, Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Electromyography
  • General Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Neurology
  • Single Fiber EMG
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • ALS with Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Autonomic Nervous System Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus
  • Central Pain Syndrome
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP)
  • Demyelinating Neuropathies
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Fabry's Disease
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Immune-mediated Neuropathies
  • Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM)
  • Inherited Neuropathies
  • Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
  • Metabolic Myopathies
  • Motor Neuron Disease
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myopathy
  • Neurapraxia
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Neuropathy
  • Neuropathy - Diabetic
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Polymyositis
  • Pompe's Disease
  • Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy
  • Small Fiber Neuropathy
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)
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Biography

About Kerry Levin, MD

Kerry H. Levin, MD, is a Staff neurologist in the Department of Neurology and the Department of Neuromuscular Center at Cleveland Clinic's main campus. He began his position at Cleveland Clinic in 1984 as a neurologist and currently serves in multiple capacities, including Chair of the Department of Neurology, Director of the Neuromuscular Center at the Neurological Institute, Program Director for neurophysiology and neuromuscular fellowships and Professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University.

Twice awarded Teacher of the Year by the Neurology Department, Dr. Levin'sspecialtiesare electromyography and clinical neuromuscular diseases.

After earning a medical degree at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Dr. Levin did a dual residency in internal medicine and neurology, serving as chief neurology resident at the University of Chicago Medical Center. He completed a fellowship in electromyography at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Dr. Levin is board-certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, with subspecialty certifications in clinical neurophysiology and neuromuscular medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology . He is also certified by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

Dr. Levin is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and of the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and his been elected to membership in the American Neurological Association. He has held leadership positions in these and other professional associations and sits on the editorial board of Muscle and Nerve, a peer-reviewed journal. The author of several books and many articles, Dr. Levin is also engaged in clinical research with interests ranging from the electrodiagnosis of radiculopathy and defects of neuromuscular junction transmission,  to the treatment of polyneuropathy.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
1984

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Mayo Clinic
Neurology: Electromyography
Rochester, MN USA
1983

Residency - University of Chicago Hospitals
Neurology
Chicago, IL USA
1982

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1979

Medical Education - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD USA
1977

Undergraduate - Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD USA
1973

Professional Highlights

  • Neurology Teacher of the Year, 1995, 2005
  • Past Program Director, Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Program Director, Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship
  • Vice-Chair, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology¬†Committee on Certification in Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Certifications

  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Epilepsy

Specialty Interests

Clinical Trials, Electromyography, EMG, general and neuromuscular neurology, immune-mediated neuropathies, including ALS and ALS with frontotemporal dementia, inherited and demyelinating neuropathies, metabolic myopathies, Motor neuron diseases, Myasthenia Gravis, myopathies, Neuromuscular diseases, neuromuscular disorders, neuromuscular medicine, peripheral nerve injury, Peripheral Neuropathy

Awards & Honors

  • Best Doctors in America

Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Neurological Association
  • American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Kerry Levin, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 9/17/2023, Dr. Levin has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Fiduciary Role. Dr. Levin serves in a fiduciary capacity, such as an elected officer, director or chief medical officer, for the following companies or other entities:

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

72 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

23 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2023

I think very highly of dr Levin . One of the best doctor and I would refer him to anyone that what I have in the past He.is the best for sure

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2023

All groups of dr Levin were the greatest l

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

It's refreshing to have a doctor who took the interest to actually dig into what is going on with my condition. And not dismiss me because of my concerns.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2023

Dr. Levin is always very kind, compassionate, and knowledgeable. I feel very confident in his care.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

Had trouble setting up phone to receive zoom. Dr. Levin was very good at working with me to get connected on FaceTime instead.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

Dr Kerry Levin is the most insightful person you'll ever meet. He listens attentively and has always been able to access my feelings with exceptional understanding and feedback.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2023

Dr Levin listened and a gave me a thorough exam

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

Dr Levin was wonderful. He listened to all of my symptoms and concerns with thoughtfulness and respect. Although I wasn't exhibiting visible symptoms during the appointment, he made me feel like he believed me and didn't brush off what I'm experiencing.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2023

Very thorough and caring doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

I have the highest respect and confidence in Dr. Levin and I am grateful to be under his care.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

Dr. Levin is a very knowledgeable man, takes the time with the patient to explain what is going on, and his communication skills are excellent

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2023

Dr. Levin is great. Very positive and always looking forward.

Reviewed on May 17, 2023

Dr. Levin was awesome! Great care!

Reviewed on May 10, 2023

Doc is the best!

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2023

Dr. Levin seems to be an expert, listens well gives wonderful answers to my questions.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2023

Dr Levin is an exception physician. He has a wonderful and meaningful bedside manner. He provides answers to all my questions and includes me in decisions with him on my care.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2023

Dr. Levin has always been very open and honest with me. He clearly understands my medical problems and is always a big help

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2023

Dr. Levin and his team are outstanding! From scheduling the appointment to my follow up questions with him via my chart, Dr. Levin and his team have been extremely thorough understanding, compassionate and willing to make sure that all of the bases are covered in regards to striving to find the cause of my neurological pain. I would recommend Dr. Levin and his team to anyone seeking exceptional neurological care!

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2023

The thing I appreciate most about Dr. Levin is how thorough and understanding he was and how good he was to cover any possibilities, testing, etc needed to seek a confirmation or ruling out in striving to diagnose my neurological pain.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2023

Dr. Levin was thorough and professional and listened- very impressive

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2022

Dr Levin is the best!!

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2022

Doctor provided excellent care. Spent the perfect amount of time with me. Was not rushed.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2022

I love the way Dr. Levin ftankly, lets me know what he is thinking and explains his logic!! A wonderful listener

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