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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

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
View all 31 Specialties +
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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 9/29/2022, 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

38 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 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

15 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2022

Dr. Kerry Levin goes above and beyond. He's been my doctor for 12 years. His knowledge and experience is phenomenal. From first time I saw him thru my most recent contact he's provided me with knowledge and understanding about my disease, what options I have and goals to be reached. I feel very comfortable in his medical care. His professional persona is pristine, with a unique ability to show concern, caring and empathy. If you will read between the lines..he's my "Hero".

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2022

Dr. Levin is a superb person and professional.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2022

The doctor has a full schedule. Did a great job of fitting me in during my trip to the Cleveland area.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2022

Dr. Levin is kind, listens to me & answers all my questions. He never makes me feel rushed.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2022

It took 6 months to see Dr. Levin. He is worth the wait and was dismayed when I told him and he offered a solution to expedite an appointment next time.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2022

Dr. Levin is terrific. He even personally called me later in the day for further assistance into my problem that he consulted with a colleague about.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2022

Hard to get to see Dr. Levin but he personally expedited the proper referrals

Reviewed on May 13, 2022

Dr Levin was very professional, caring, knowledgeable of my issues and interested in my wellbeing. It was certainly a good experience for me.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2022

Dr. Levin is terrific!

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2022

Dr Levin and staff were very courteous and helpful

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2022

Dr. Levin is a wonderful physician and I am very happy and grateful to be under his care.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2021

Longer wait than expected, but worth it to see Dr. Levin.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2021

I was very impressed with the exam and care I received from Dr. Levin. The appointment was not rushed and all of my concerns were answered and explained thoroughly.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2021

Dr. Levin is a very caring and patient doctor. He listens and addresses all the questions I and my wife had. He valued our feedback.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2021

My Doctor was awesome. Very pleased with his treatment so far

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