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Faculty Physicians

Mark D. Levin, MD

Instructor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Cardiology

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Cardiology
Arrhythmia - Pediatric

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology

Areas of Clinical Interest

pediatric arrhythmia, heart rhythm disturbances in children and adults with congenital heart disease, inherited sudden death syndromes, heart conditions in children, congenital heart disease, cardiac electrophysiology, pediatric EP

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-454-6095
Fax: 314-454-2561

Education

Education

Advanced Training: Non-invasive Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 2009
B.A.: Columbia College, Columbia University, New York, 1990
Medical Degree: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA 1998
Residency: Pediatrics, Babies and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 2001
Fellowship: Cardiology, University of Philadelphia Medical School, Philadelphia, PA 2004
Fellowship (Research): Cardiovascular Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 2009

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

[Schatzki ring as a symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease].
Levin MD, Mendel'son G
Vestn Rentgenol Radiol. 2015 Jan-Feb; (1)5-15.

PMID:
    25864359
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Isolating primary melanocyte-like cells from the mouse heart.
Hwang H, Liu F, Levin MD, Patel VV
J Vis Exp. 2014 Sep 29; (91)4357. doi: 10.3791/4357.

PMID:
    25285608
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Image Gently in Dentistry campaign: promotion of responsible use of maxillofacial radiology in dentistry for children.
White SC, Scarfe WC, Schulze RK, Lurie AG, Douglass JM, Farman AG, Law CS, Levin MD, Sauer RA, Valachovic RW, Zeller GG, Goske MJ
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2014 Sep; 118(3)257-61. doi: 10.1016/j.oooo.2014.06.001.

PMID:
    25066244
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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[Pathological physiology of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Hypothesis (Literature review)].
Levin MD, Korshun Z, Mendelson G
Eksp Klin Gastroenterol. 2013; (5)72-88.

PMID:
    24501951
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Influence of C-reactive protein levels and age on the value of D-dimer in diagnosing pulmonary embolism.
Crop MJ, Siemes C, Berendes P, van der Straaten F, Willemsen S, Levin MD
Eur J Haematol. 2014 Feb; 92(2)147-55. doi: 10.1111/ejh.12218.

PMID:
    24164492
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Suppression of tumor growth by designed dimeric epidithiodiketopiperazine targeting hypoxia-inducible transcription factor complex.
Dubey R, Levin MD, Szabo LZ, Laszlo CF, Kushal S, Singh JB, Oh P, Schnitzer JE, Olenyuk BZ
J Am Chem Soc. 2013 Mar 20; 135(11)4537-49. doi: 10.1021/ja400805b.

PMID:
    23448368
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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[The pathological physiology of the anorectal defects, from the new concept to the new treatment].
Levin MD
Eksp Klin Gastroenterol. 2013; (11)38-48.

PMID:
    24933978
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Addition of bevacizumab to chemotherapy in acute myeloid leukemia at older age: a randomized phase 2 trial of the Dutch-Belgian Cooperative Trial Group for Hemato-Oncology (HOVON) and the Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research (SAKK).
Ossenkoppele GJ, Stussi G, Maertens J, van Montfort K, Biemond BJ, Breems D, Ferrant A, Graux C, de Greef GE, Halkes CJ, Hoogendoorn M, Hollestein RM, Jongen-Lavrencic M, Levin MD, van de Loosdrecht AA, van Marwijk Kooij M, van Norden Y, Pabst T, Schouten HC, Vellenga E, Verhoef GE, de Weerdt O, Wijermans P, Passweg JR, Löwenberg B
Blood. 2012 Dec 6; 120(24)4706-11. doi: 10.1182/blood-2012-04-420596.

PMID:
    23047822
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The transferrin/log(ferritin) ratio: a new tool for the diagnosis of iron deficiency anemia.
Castel R, Tax MG, Droogendijk J, Leers MP, Beukers R, Levin MD, Sonneveld P, Berendes PB
Clin Chem Lab Med. 2012 Feb 11; 50(8)1343-9. doi: 10.1515/cclm-2011-0594.

PMID:
    22868798
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A fatal complication caused by occult pheochromocytoma after splenic artery embolization for malignant hypersplenism.
Dinkelaar W, Elgersma O, Levin MD
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2012 Aug; 35(4)971-4. doi: 10.1007/s00270-011-0307-7.

PMID:
    22190248
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Screening for gastrointestinal malignancy in patients with iron deficiency anemia by general practitioners: an observational study.
Droogendijk J, Beukers R, Berendes PB, Tax MG, Sonneveld P, Levin MD
Scand J Gastroenterol. 2011 Sep; 46(9)1105-10. doi: 10.3109/00365521.2011.594082.

PMID:
    21726115
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Limited field cone beam computed tomography: evaluation of endodontic healing in three cases.
Levin MD, Mischenko A
Alpha Omegan. 2010 Dec; 103(4)141-5.

PMID:
    21313965
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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[The method of radiographic examination anorectal area].
Levin MD, Korshun Z, Mendel'son G
Eksp Klin Gastroenterol. 2011; (12)15-21.

PMID:
    22629733
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ventricular tachycardia in infants with structurally normal heart: a benign disorder.
Levin MD, Stephens P, Tanel RE, Vetter VL, Rhodes LA
Cardiol Young. 2010 Dec; 20(6)641-7. doi: 10.1017/S1047951110000867.

PMID:
    20723269
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Essentials of maxillofacial cone beam computed tomography.
Scarfe WC, Farman AG, Levin MD, Gane D
Alpha Omegan. 2010 Jun; 103(2)62-7.

PMID:
    20645632
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mitochondrial complex II prevents hypoxic but not calcium- and proapoptotic Bcl-2 protein-induced mitochondrial membrane potential loss.
Hawkins BJ, Levin MD, Doonan PJ, Petrenko NB, Davis CW, Patel VV, Madesh M
J Biol Chem. 2010 Aug 20; 285(34)26494-505. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M110.143164.

PMID:
    20566649
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Enteroviral encephalitis in a patient with a marginal zone lymphomatreated with rituximab.
Schilthuizen C, Berenschot HW, Levin MD
Neth J Med. 2010 May; 68(5)221-3.

PMID:
    20508271
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Gemtuzumab ozogamicin as postremission treatment in AML at 60 years of age or more: results of a multicenter phase 3 study.
Löwenberg B, Beck J, Graux C, van Putten W, Schouten HC, Verdonck LF, Ferrant A, Sonneveld P, Jongen-Lavrencic M, von Lilienfeld-Toal M, Biemond BJ, Vellenga E, Breems D, de Muijnck H, Schaafsma R, Verhoef G, Döhner H, Gratwohl A, Pabst T, Ossenkoppele GJ, Maertens J, Dutch-Belgian Hemato-Oncology Cooperative Group (HOVON), German Austrian AML Study Group (AMLSG), Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research Collaborative Group (SAKK)
Blood. 2010 Apr 1; 115(13)2586-91. doi: 10.1182/blood-2009-10-246470.

PMID:
    20103782
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Melanocyte-like cells in the heart and pulmonary veins contribute to atrial arrhythmia triggers.
Levin MD, Lu MM, Petrenko NB, Hawkins BJ, Gupta TH, Lang D, Buckley PT, Jochems J, Liu F, Spurney CF, Yuan LJ, Jacobson JT, Brown CB, Huang L, Beermann F, Margulies KB, Madesh M, Eberwine JH, Epstein JA, Patel VV
J Clin Invest. 2009 Nov; 119(11)3420-36. doi: 10.1172/JCI39109.

PMID:
    19855129
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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High-dose daunorubicin in older patients with acute myeloid leukemia.
Löwenberg B, Ossenkoppele GJ, van Putten W, Schouten HC, Graux C, Ferrant A, Sonneveld P, Maertens J, Jongen-Lavrencic M, von Lilienfeld-Toal M, Biemond BJ, Vellenga E, van Marwijk Kooy M, Verdonck LF, Beck J, Döhner H, Gratwohl A, Pabst T, Verhoef G, Dutch-Belgian Cooperative Trial Group for Hemato-Oncology (HOVON), German AML Study Group (AMLSG), Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research (SAKK) Collaborative Group
N Engl J Med. 2009 Sep 24; 361(13)1235-48. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa0901409.

PMID:
    19776405
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Dr. Levin uses engineered animal models to delineate mechanisms of arrhythmias and conduction system disease, with special focus on mechanisms of triggered activity and atrial arrhythmias.