Dr. Rafael Levin, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at Comprehensive Spine Care

Meet Dr. Rafael Levin, MD

Dr. Rafael Levin is a board certified Adult and Pediatric Spine Surgeon. After completing his Bachelor and Masters degrees at M.I.T, he graduated from Johns Hopkins University's School of Medicine in 1998. Dr. Levin completed his residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at Boston Medical Center, and continued his training with a fellowship in spine surgery at NYU- Hospital for Joint Diseases.

Dr. Levin specializes in the use of minimally invasive surgical treatments for spinal conditions, including Kyphoplasty and X-stop. Other minimally invasive procedures include micro-decompressions, micro-discectomies, endoscopic discectomies, percutanuous fixation, and percutanuous axial fusions. About 30% of his surgeries are being done on an outpatient basis so that patients can return home hours after their surgery.

He has contributed to and participated in numerous publications and studies, including basic research studies, clinical data analysis, and review articles. Dr. Levin is also an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Levin believes that patient education and quality time spent reviewing a patients individualized spine complaints are critical in establishing a strong doctor patient relationship, one that will more often lead to a successful outcome with high patient satisfaction. His staff and partners share these values which together form the basis for this highly respected practice. Dr. Levin is a contributing author to Spine-health and has the distinction of a WebMD Expert.

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How Dr. Rafael Levin, MD Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon


  • Brain Tumors
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Fractures
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Disorders
  • Trauma


  • Disc Surgery/Replacement
  • Dynamic Lumbar Stabilization
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Lower Back/Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Percutaneous Procedures
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Upper Back/Thoracic Spine Surgery
  • X-STOP®

Accolades for Dr. Rafael Levin, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowship, spine surgery, NYU - Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society

Board Certifications

  • Board certified, Adult and Pediatric Surgeon

Office Information for Dr. Rafael Levin, MD

466 Old Hook Road Emerson, NJ 07630 Driving Directions

Primary Location

466 Old Hook Road
Emerson, NJ 07630

Comprehensive Spine Care, PA

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