Laurence A. Levine MD
- “I have been with Dr. Levine for 10 or more years. He and his staff successfully have addressed several different issues with me in an extremely professional manner and with state of the art practices. I have the highest level of confidence in him and his staff.” -Robert
Laurence A. Levine MD
Laurence A. Levine, MD is a Professor of Urology in the Department of Urology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He is a nationally and internationally recognized authority in the treatment of erectile dysfunction and Peyronie’s disease. In addition to general urology, his primary focus for the past 25 years has been in the fields of Andrology and Reconstructive Urology; including disorders of male sexual function, male infertility, congenital deformities, and deformities of the penis caused by Peyronie’s disease. His other areas of clinical expertise include urethral reconstruction for stricture disease, chronic scrotal content pain, and male hypogonadism (low testosterone).
Dr. Levine was trained at the Harvard program of Urology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He was previously a faculty member and clinician at the University of Chicago, before joining the Department of Urology at Rush Medical Center in 1992.
He has been an active teacher both nationally and internationally for the past 28 years. His academic contributions include 160 published articles and 45 book chapters, as well as 2 books specifically on Peyronie’s disease. His innovative contributions to Urology include the treatment of Peyronie’s disease with intralesional verapamil injections and traction therapy, suppression of recurrent prolonged erections, or priapism, with Ketoconazole, microdenervation of the spermatic cord for chronic scrotal content pain, and he was the first in America to utilize a minimally invasive approach for retrieving sperm in men with severe forms of infertility using TESA (testicular sperm aspiration).
His special honors include being past President of the Chicago Urologic Society as well as the Sexual Medicine Society of North America, and was, in 2015, given a Lifetime Achievement award by the Sexual Medicine Society of North America for his contributions to the field. He has been selected since 1998, by his peers to be included in the ‘Best Doctors in America’, and has been recognized for the past 18 years as a Top Doctor in the field of Urology by Chicago Magazine. Dr. Levine maintains a busy clinical practice while also teaching residents and physicians worldwide in the fields of reconstructive urology and andrology.
Rush University Medical Center - Chicago, IL
Education and Training
MD - University of Colorado Medical School, Denver, CO
Internship and Residency - Tufts-New England Medical Center, ,
Chief Residency - American Hospital of Paris, Paris, France
Residency in Urology - Harvard Program in Urology, Boston, MA USA
Professor and an attending surgeon in the Department of Urology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois
Director of the Male Sexual Function and Fertility Program