David Levin M.D. Physician


Dr. David Levin specializes in Spine Surgery at The Orthopaedic Center division with offices in Rockville, Germantown and Washington, D.C. Dr. Levin provides complete spine care for both children and adults, treating degenerative conditions such as spinal stenosis, scoliosis, disc herniation, trauma, and tumors. In addition to traditional, open procedures, he offers the most current minimally-invasive and fusion-sparing techniques with advanced training in XLIF, MIS-PLIF, MIS-TLIF, and motion sparing technologies such as Disc Replacement and X-Stop. 

Dr. Levin has served as an instructor to other spine surgeons in these minimally invasive techniques.  Dr. Levin's approach with his patients relies on maximizing non-operative treatment, offering a broad range of surgical options, and providing attentive, comprehensive care tailored to each patient's specific needs. Dr. Levin resides in Bethesda, Maryland with his wife, who is a pediatric critical care physician, and two sons. He enjoys playing the piano, painting, sports, and spending time with his family.

Areas Of Expertise

Minimally-Invasive Surgery

Disc Replacement

Adjacent Segment Disease Following Cervical and Lumbar Fusion

Spine Tumors

General Spinal Surgery

Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Fusion


Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

Medical Degree

Mount Sinai School of Medicine; New York, NY


University of Michigan Hospitals; Ann Arbor, MI


Hospital for Joint Diseases; New York, NY


Board Certified: Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

The North American Spine Society

The Society of Lateral Access Surgery

The Association of Presacral Spine Surgeons

Major Accomplishments

Alpha Omegal Alpha Medical Honor Society

Many Scientific Publications

Hospital Affiliations

Holy Cross Germantown Hospital

Shady Grove Adventist Hospital

Suburban Hospital