Find a Doctor or Practice Location

Are you a referring physician?
I am searching for a
Reset Form
Matthew H. Levine, MD, PhD

Matthew H. Levine, MD, PhD Surgeon

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Dr. Levine is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

In New Jersey, providers are affiliated with Penn Medicine through Clinical Health Care Associates of New Jersey.

Request an Appointment
No Patient Satisfaction Reviews
Why not?

There is no publicly available rating for this medical professional for one of the following reasons:

  1. He or she is not employed by Penn Medicine.
  2. He or she does not see patients.
  3. He or she sees patients but has not yet received the minimum 30 patient satisfaction reviews in the past 12 months, ensuring that the rating is statistically reliable and a true reflection of patient satisfaction.

About Dr. Matthew H. Levine

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issue for 2017

Clinical Specialties


  • Transplant Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 2006

Clinical Expertise:

  • Allogeneic Transplant
  • Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Tumor
  • Biliary Stenosis
  • Biliary Stricture (Bile Duct Stricture)
  • Biliary Surgery
  • Biliary Tract Disorders
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)
  • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
  • Kidney Transplant Follow-Up
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Laparoscopic Spleen Removal Surgery (Splenectomy)
  • Liver - Portal Hypertension
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Diseases
  • Liver Metastases (Secondary Liver Cancer)
  • Liver Resection Surgery (Partial Hepatectomy)
  • Liver Transplant Evaluation
  • Liver Tumor Surgery
  • Liver Tumors
  • Organ Transplant and Cancer
  • Pancreas Transplantation
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)
  • Spleen Removal Surgery (Splenectomy)
  • Transplant Immunology

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship: UCSF Medical Center and Hospital


American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), National American College of Surgeons , National American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS), National American Society of Transplantation (AST), National Association for Academic Surgery (AAS), National Association of Academic Surgery , National Liver Transplantation Society, International Scientific Committee: American Society of Transplantation (AST) Community of Basic Scientists (Community of Practice), National Scientific Committee: American Society of Transplant Surgeons, National Scientific Committee: Society of University Surgeons (SUS) Basic Science Committee, National The Society of University Surgeons (SUS), National The Transplantation Society, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Levine is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Keswani SH, Moles CM, Morowitz M, Zeh H, Kuo JS, Levine MH, Cheng LS, Hackam DJ, Ahuja N, Goldstein AM: Basic Science Committee of the Society of University Surgeons: The Future of Basic Science in Academic Surgery: Identifying Barriers to Success for Surgeon-Scientists. Anals of Surgery 265 (6): 1053-1059,2017 Epub 2016.

Levine MH, Akimova T, Murken DR, Hancock WW: Regulatory T Cell Signatures in Liver Transplant Recipients Successfully Weaned from Immunosuppression: Getting from Here to There. Liver Transplantation : 875-877,2017.

Murken DR, Peng AW, Aufhauser DD, Abt PL, Goldberg DS, Levine MH: Same Policy, Different Impact: Center-Level Effects of Share 35 Liver Allocation. Liver Transplantation 23 (6): 741-750,2017.

Goldberg DS, Abt PL, Blumberg EA, Van Deerlin VM, Levine M, Reddy KR, Bloom RD, Nazarian SM, Sawinski D, Porrett P, Naji A, Hasz R, Suplee L, Trofe-Clark J, Sicilia A, McCauley M, Farooqi M, Gentile C, Smith J, Reese PP.: A Trial of Transplanting HCV-Infected Kidneys into Uninfected Recipients. New England Journal of Medicine 376 (24): 2394-2395,2017.

Goldberg DS, Levine M, Karp S, Gilroy R, Abt PL: Share 35 Changes Center Level Liver Acceptance Practices Liver Transplantation 23 (5): 604-613,2017.

Angelin A, Gil-de-Gomez L, Dahiya S, Jiao J, Guo L, Wang W, Levine MH, Wang Z, Quinn W, Kopinski PK, Wang L, Akimova T, Yujie L, Bhatti TR, Han R, Laskin BL, Baur JA, Blair IA, Wallace DC, Hancock WW, Beier UH: Foxp3 reprograms T cell metabolism to function in low glucose high lactate environments. Cell Metabolism S1550-4131 (16): 30651-9,2017.

Rossidis A, Lim MA, Palmer M, Levine MH, Naji A, Bloom RD, Apt PL: Kidney transplantation from a donor with sickle cell disease. American Journal of Transplantation 17 (2): 569-71,2017.

Parsons RF, Locke JE, Redfield RR, Roll GR, Levine MH: Kidney Transplantation of Highly Sensitized Recipients Under the New Kidney Allocation System: A Reflection from Five Different Transplant Centers Across the United States. Human Immunology 78 (1): 30-6,2017.

Amaral S, Kessler SK, Levy TJ, Gaetz W, McAndrew C, Chang B, Lopez S, Braham E, Humpl D, Hsia M, Ferry KA, Xu X, Elder D, Lefkowitz D, Feudtner C, Thibaudeau S, Lin IC, Kovach SJ, Schwartz ES, Bozentka D, Carrigan R, Steinberg D, Kanchwala S, Zlotolow DA, Kozin S, Jensen FE, Bryant PR, Shaked A, Levine MH, Levin LS: 18 Month Outcomes of Heterologous Bilateral Hand Transplantation in a Child: A Case Report. The Lancet Child & Adolscent Health : 2017.

Xu H, Dahiya S, Wang L, Akimova T, Han R, Zhang T, Zhang Y, Levine MH: Utility of IL-2 Complexes in Promoting the Survival of Murine Orthotopic Forelimb Vascularized Composite Allografts Transplantation : 2017.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Transplant Surgery
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
3400 Spruce Street, 1 Founders Pavilion

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-662-7367
Fax: 215-615-4900
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)