Dr. David Levy is a neurovascular surgeon specializing in the treatment of aneurysms and other blood vessel diseases of the brain and spine. He attended Emory Medical School in Atlanta, Georgia obtaining his Neurosurgical Training at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona. He completed a Fellowship in Endovascular Neurosurgery at the University of Vienna, Austria allowing him to repair brain aneurysms entering the femoral artery without opening up the skull. This high-risk specialty includes emergency procedures to remove blood clots in the brains of stroke victims.
Dr. Levy consults with several companies assisting them in development of more effective devices for treatment of stroke. He has published scientific articles in the neurosurgical literature and in 2011 wrote the book Gray Matter. The book details the dramatic intersection of medicine and faith. The transforming stories in the book demonstrate how interest in his patient’s spiritual journeys impacted their lives positively.
Dr. Levy has been a recipient of the Vitals Patient’s Choice Award in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014 and was voted one of America’s Top Surgeons in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015. He has been the recipient of the Best Doctor Award 2007 – 2014. His pastimes include physical fitness as well as caring for the poor and less fortunate around the world. Dr. Levy is Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at University of California, San Diego.