Penn Dental Medicine

Departments & Faculty

Lawrence M. Levin, DMD, MD

Associate Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery/Pharmacology
Chief, Division of Dentistry, CHOP


  • DMD, University of Pennsylvania, 1986
  • MD, Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1989
  • General Surgery Internship, University of Pennsylvania, 1990
  • Oral Surgery Residency, University of Pennsylvania, 1992


  • Omicron Kappa Epsilson, University of Pennsylvania, 1986
  • Top Doctor, Philadelphia Magazine, 2002

Research Interests

Dr. Levin has served as Interim Chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Penn Dental Medicine and is Chief of the Division of Dentistry at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He lectures in the anesthesiology, pain control, emergency, oral and maxillofacial surgery, pediatric dentistry, pharmacology, and pathology courses. In addition, he lectures for the Oral Surgery residency program and the Division of Advanced Dental Education. Dr. Levin’s research interests include clinical trials for postoperative analgesics. In addition he is investigating orofacial bone marrow stromal cells, site specific characteristics, and therapeutic applications as a graft to bridge osseous defects in the maxillofacial region. His clinical interests include pediatric oral and maxillofacial surgery, dental implantology, and surgical correction of dentofacial deformity.

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Lawrence M. Levin, DMD, MD
The Robert Schattner Center
University of Pennsylvania
School of Dental Medicine
240 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6030