Paley Institute's Jonathan Levy, MD Director, Levy Shoulder Center

Jonathan Levy

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Jonathan Levy, MD joined the Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute in January 2023 and is seeing patients at our West Boca Campus. For an appointment, please call 561.922.9112.  Levy Hand to Shoulder Center at the Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute is located at 9960 N Central Park Blvd, Suite 150A, Boca Raton, FL.

Jonathan Levy, MD will join the Paley Institute after spending 16 years at Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute with a subspecialty interest in shoulder and elbow disorders where he was Chief of Orthopedics for over 12 years and Director of the ASES-Sponsored Holy Cross Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship since 2012. As an internationally recognized thought leader in shoulder and elbow surgery, he utilizes state-of-the art surgical techniques and the latest technologies to treat the entire spectrum of shoulder and elbow injuries and problems. Each year, he performs close to 350 shoulder replacements, over 150 arthroscopic rotator cuff surgeries, and has become the region’s leading tertiary referral center for complex shoulder and elbow problems. He is one of the most experienced shoulder replacement surgeons in the US performing more shoulder replacements each year than any other surgeon. He is an Active member of the prestigious American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons and the president-elect of the Association of Clinical Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons.

Dr. Levy attended Northwestern University for both undergraduate studies and medical school, as part of the accelerated 7-year medical program — the Honors Program in Medical Education. As an undergraduate, he graduated cum laude with honors, and in medical school, was invited into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Dr. Levy completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Hospital — University of Miami. After residency he completed a shoulder and elbow fellowship with Mark Frankle in Tampa and was a visiting clinician with the Mayo Clinic elbow service in Rochester, Minnesota.

With a concentrated emphasis on academics, Dr. Levy has authored over 125 peer reviewed publications on various topics in shoulder and elbow disorders, including shoulder and elbow replacements, rotator cuff repairs, upper extremity fractures, shoulder and elbow instability, and management of shoulder fractures in the elderly. He is a recognized national and international speaker on shoulder and elbow disorders and has been on the cutting-edge of development and surgeon training of the newest shoulder replacement devices. He receives royalties and consultant fees for his work with DJO Orthopedics, Globus Medical, and Innomed.

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Jonathan Levy's Areas of Interest

  • Anatomic Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Biceps Tear
  • Cuff Tear Arthropathy
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Radial Head Arthroplasty
  • Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Reverse Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Hemiarthroplasty
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Proximal Humerus Fracture
  • Total Elbow Arthroplasty

Education & Training

Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois

Medical School
Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois

University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida

Florida Orthopedic Institute, Tampa, Florida
Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Mary's Medical Center
  • West Boca Medical Center


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