Doctor Levy was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and received his medical degree from the University of Montreal. He then completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and an Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Doctor Levy holds the rank of Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Rochester, Minnesota and is the Program Director for the Mayo Clinic Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship.

He is the Founder and past Director of the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Research Program. Since completing his fellowship in 1999, Doctor Levy’s clinical and research interests have focused largely on complex knee trauma with a particular emphasis on knee dislocation and multiligament knee reconstruction. He is the principal investigator for several multi-center trials funded by the NIH and Department of Defense. Doctor Levy is on the editorial board for several journals, served on the Board of Trustees for the Journal Arthroscopy and was the Sports Medicine Deputy Editor for Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. Doctor Levy routinely chairs AAOS, AOSSM and AANA symposia and instructional course lectures on complex knee injuries.

He was the Director of the bi-annual Mayo Clinic Knee Dislocation Surgical Skills Course which brought in attendees from multiple continents.

Dr. Levy is a member of the Herodicus Society, a consultant for the NBA and NHL Players Associations and is team physician for the US Snowboard Team. Dr. Levy has published over 300 peer-reviewed papers in the scientific literature and has given over 1000 presentations.

Dr. Levy is regularly invited to give Grand Rounds at national academic institutions and has been the keynote speaker for many international orthopedic and arthroscopy societies.