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Matthew Levin

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Anesthesiology
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Genetics and Genomic Sciences
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  • American Board of Anesthesiology


  • MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Internship, Surgery
    Lenox Hill Hospital

  • Residency, Anesthesiology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Anes.
    Mount Sinai Hospital


    Dr. Levin is a cardiac anesthesiologist and the Director of Research for the Division of Informatics in the Department of Anesthesiology.  His research interest lies in leveraging large data sets of intraoperative physiological data to reduce morbidity and mortality and enhance patient safety during the perioperative period.  Over the past several years, along with his colleague Dr. Patrick J. McCormick he has designed and implemented a large perioperative data warehouse containing detailed pre-, post-, and intra-operative information, including high resolution physiological data captured from intraoperative monitoring devices, for over 500,000 surgical cases.  This anesthesia data warehouse continues to grow at a rate of 50,000 cases per year as new case data is automatically added on a real time basis.

    Through his multi-disciplinary collaborations with other researchers in the Icahn School of Medicine, Dr. Levin is pushing the boundaries of perioperative research in order to answer previously un-addressable questions on the phenotype and genotype of the response to anesthetic and surgical stress.  Dr. Levin is affiliated with The Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine and collaborates closely with fellow IPM member Dr. Eimear Kenny.  Together they were recently awarded a prestigious starter grant from the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists.  Dr. Levin has also been collaborating with members of Dr. Joel Dudley's lab on several initiatives looking to leverage clinical and administrative hospital-wide data in order to improve the early detection of unexpected deteriorations in clinical status among inpatients.


  • 2015 - 2017
    Starter Grant - Genomics of Vasoplegia
    Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA)


Levin MA, Lin HM, Castillo JG, Adams DH, Reich DL, Fischer GW. Early on-cardiopulmonary bypass hypotension and other factors associated with vasoplegic syndrome. Circulation 2009 Oct; 120(17).

Fischer GW, Levin MA. Vasoplegia during cardiac surgery: current concepts and management. Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 2010; 22(2).

Levin MA, McCormick PJ, Lin HM, Hosseinian L, Fischer GW. Low intraoperative tidal volume ventilation with minimal PEEP is associated with increased mortality. British journal of anaesthesia 2014 Jul; 113(1).

Levin MA, Krol M, Doshi AM, Reich DL. Extraction and mapping of drug names from free text to a standardized nomenclature. AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium 2007;.

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Dr. Levin did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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