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Levine, Robert

Title: Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care; Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education; and Professor

Office: AHC4 261

Phone: 305-348-0686

Email: rlevine@fiu.edu

Department(s): Emergency Medicine




Dr. Robert L. Levine, Professor of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, received his medical degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical School. Dr. Levine did residencies in Emergency Medicine at Emory University, Internal Medicine at Albert Einstein College of

Medicine, and a Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. His research fellowship in cardiac arrest and resuscitation was with Dr. Peter Safar at the International Resuscitation Center, also at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Education and Training

  • 1986 Senior Resident, Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • 1985 Research Fellow, Critical Care: Cardiac Arrest/Resuscitation, The International Resuscitation Research Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • 1984 Fellow, Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Affiliated Hospitals
  • 1983 Junior and Senior Resident, Emergency Medicine, Emory University Affiliated Hospitals
  • 1981 Intern, Internal Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina
  • 1980 MD State University of New York, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY

Sample Publications

  • Levine RL, Hergenroeder GW, Miller CC, Hursting MJ, Francis JL. Heparin-platelet factor 4 antibodies in intensive care patients: an observational seroprevalence study. J Thrombosis and Thrombolysis 2010;30(2):142-8.
  • Levine RL. Cardiocerebral Resuscitation: Few Answers, More Questions. Critical Care Medicine. 2009;37:747-748.
  • Levine RL, LeClerc JR, Bailey JE, et al: Venous and arterial thromboembolism in severe sepsis. Thromb Haemost. 2008;99:892-8.
  • Levine RL: Neurocardiology. Resuscitation;73 (2):186-188, 2007.
  • Levine RL, Hergenroeder GW, Miller CCIII, and Davies A: Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in emergency department admissions. J Hosp Med. 2:79-85, 2007.
  • Levine RL, McCollum D, Hursting MJ: How frequently is venous thromboembolism in heparin treated patients associated with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia? Chest, 2006; 130:687-7.
  • Levine RL, Hursting MJ, Drexler A, Lewis BE, Francis JL: Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med, 2004;44:511-515.
  • Levine RL, Wayne MA, Miller CC: End-tidal carbon dioxide and outcome in prehospital cardiac arrest. NEJM, 1997;337:301-6.
  • Wayne MA, Levine RL, Miller CC: Use of end-tidal carbon dioxide to predict outcome in prehospital cardiac arrest. Ann Emerg Med, 1995;25:6.
  • Pepe PE, Levine RL, Fromm RE, et al: Cardiac arrest presenting with rhythms other than ventricular fibrillation: contribution of resuscitative efforts toward total survivorship. Crit Care Med, 1993;21:1838-1843.
  • Fromm RE, Gibbs LR, McCallum WGB, Niziol C, Babcock JC, Gueler AC, Levine RL: Critical care in the emergency department: a time based study. Crit Care Med, 1993;21:970-976.
  • Levine RL, Pepe PE, Fromm RE, et al: Prospective evidence of a circadian rhythm for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests. JAMA, 1992;267(21):2935-2937.
  • Levine RL, Gorayeb M, et al: Emergency cardiopulmonary bypass after cardiac arrest and prolonged closed chest CPR in dogs. Ann Emerg Med, 1987;16:620-627.