Departments & Divisions
Stephanie M Levine, M.D.
Stephanie M. Levine MD, FCCP, is a Professor of Medicine with tenure in the Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine at UT Health San Antonio. She is board-certified in internal medicine,pulmonary disease, and critical care medicine. Dr. Levine received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine, where she was amember of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She completed her Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine at the New York University-Manhattan Veterans Administration-Bellevue Hospital Program in New York City. Dr. Levine is the Program Director of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at UT Health- San Antonio. She also is a staff physician at the Audie Murphy Veteran Administration Hospital. Dr. Levine has authored or co-authored over 270 manuscripts, chapters, reviews, editorials, and abstracts, primarily in her major field of interest, lung transplantation. Her other areas of interest include pulmonary and critical care issues in pregnancy and women’s lung health, and eosinophilic lung disorders. Dr. Levine is a Fellow and active
member of the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), and served as CHEST President from 2019-2020.
- 1987 - Clinical Fellowship - Medicine - New York University-Bellevue Hospital
- 1985 - Residency - Internal Medicine - New York University-Manhattan V.A. Hospital
- 1984 - MD - Medicine (Alpha Omega Alpha) - George Washington University
- 1984 - Internship - Internal Medicine - New York University-Manhattan V.A. Hospital
- 1980 - BA - Biology/Anthropology (Magna Cum Laude) - University of Pennsylvania
- 7/2007 - Director, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship Program - The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Medicine, San Antonio
- 7/2007 - Director, VA Pulmonary Consult Service - Audie Murphy VA Hospital, Medicine, San Antonio
- 9/2003 - Professor of Medicine with Tenure - The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Medicine, San Antonio
- 7/1996 - Medical Director, MICU - University Hospital, Medicine, San Antonio
- 7/1990 - Medical Director, Bronchoscopy Center - University Hospital, Medicine, San Antonio
- 7/1989 - Staff Physician - The South Texas Veterans Health Care, Audie L Murphy Division Hospital, Medicine, San Antonio
Research & Grants
Funding Agency AHRQ Title Effect of the Use of Universal Glove and Gowning on Healthcare Associated Infection Rates and Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Status Active Period 5/2011 - Present Role Principal Investigator Grant Detail To Examine The Effect of the Use of Universal Glove and Gowning on Healthcare Associated Infection Rates and Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria
Funding Agency Texas Ignition Fund Award Title A Pilot study of Safety and Tolerability of Single Dose Inhaled Tacrolimus in Healthy Subjects Status Active Period 1/2010 - Present Role Principal Investigator Grant Detail
Mangat M, Amalakuhan B, Habib S, Reyes L, Anzueto AR, Levine SM, Peters JI, Restrepo MI. High Endocan Levels Predict the Need for Ventilatory Support Among Patients With Severe Sepsis; 2015 Jan. Keyt HL, Adams SG, Levine SM, Houlihan T, Arango A, Gelfond J, Restrepo MI, Soni NJ. Understanding the Use of Ultrasound Guidance for Central Venous Catheterization; 2015 Jan. (Chest; vol. 148, no. 4). Amalakuhan B, Habib S, Mangat M, Reyes L, Anzueto AR, Levine SM, Peters JI, Orihuela C, Restrepo MI. Elevated Vascular Endothelial Injury Markers Are Associated With the Development of Multiorgan Failure and Mortality in Patients With Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock; 2015 Jan. (Chest; vol. 148, no. 4). Habib S, Mangat M, Amalakuhan B, Reyes L, Anzueto AR, Levine SM, Peters JI, Orihuela C, Restrepo MI. Activation of the Inflammasome Is Not Associated With Multiorgan Failure in Bacteremic Patients With Severe Sepsis; 2015 Jan. (Chest; vol. 148, no. 4). Restrepo RD, Fernandez J, Levine SM. Impact of an Educational Program Designed by a Department of Respiratory Care on the Level of Ventilator Graphics Interpretative Skills of Critical Care Physicians; 2014 Jan. (Chest Meeting Abstracts; vol. 145, no. 3). Levine SM, Singh H, Williams R, O`Donnell K., Lang B, Wang Y, Anzueto AR, Talbert R., Peters JI. Safety and Tolerability of Single Dose Inhaled Dry Powder Tacrolimus in Healthy Subjects; 2013 Oct. (Chest Meeting Abstracts). Diaz K, Maselli DJ, Rivera M, Levine SM. Costal Exostosis: A Rare Cause of Hemothorax Atlanta, Georgia: American College of Chest Physicians; 2012 Oct. (CHEST Annual Meeting). Susanto IS, Sako EY, Anzueto AR, Levine SM, Peters JI, Cronin T, Jenkinson SG, Bryan C. Outcome of single lung transplants from the same donor: "Pulmonary Twinning"; 1995 Oct. (Chest; vol. 108, no. 3).
Angel LF, Levine SM. Critical Care of the Lung Transplant Recipient (In Press). In: Richard Irwin and James Rippe. Irwin and Rippe`s: Intensive Care Medicine, 8th Edition. 2017. Keyt HL, Levine SM, Le Saux CJ. Chapter 3 Aging Lung, Environmental and Genetic Factors-Race, Ethnicity and Gender in The Aging Lungs: Mechanisms and Clinical Sequelae 1st Edition,. In: Richard Bucala (Author), Patty J Lee (Author)World Scientific Publishing Co;. 1st Edition. 2015. Levine SM. Alveolar Filling Disorders. In: Editors: Goldman, L., and Ausiello, D.A. Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 25th Edition. 2015.
Mangat M, Amalakuhan B, Habib, Sheila, Reyes, LF, Hinojosa CA, Rodriguez AH, Soni NJ, Anzueto AR, Levine SM, Peters JI, Aliberti S, Sibila O, Rello J, Witzenrath M, Waterer G, Martin Loceches, Blanquer J, Sanz F, Marcos PJ, Sole-Violan, Chalmers JD, Feldman C, Wunderink RG, Cruz CSD, Orijuela CJ, Restrepo MI. High Endocan levels are associated with the need for mechanical ventilation among patients with severe sepsis Eur Respir J 2017 Jul;50(1):1-4.
Levine SM, Kelly, William, Niven, Alexander. Chest : Home of the clinician-educator chestjournal.org 2017 Oct;. Mullon JJ, Burkart KM, Silvestri G, Hogarth DK, Almeida F, Berkowitz D, Eapen G, Feller-Kopman D, Fessler HE, Folch E, Gillespie C, Haas A, Islam S, Lamb C, Levine SM, Majid A, Maldonado F, Musani A, Piquette C, Ray C, Reddy C, Rickman O, Simoff M, Wahidi MM, Lee H. Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship Accreditation Standards: Executive Summary of the Multi-society Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship Accreditation Committee CHEST 2017 Jan;SOO12(17). Amalakuhan B, Habib SA, Mangat M, Reyes LF, Rodriguez AH, Hinojosa CA, Soni NJ, Gilley RP, Bustamante CA, Anzueto AR, Levine SM, Peters JI, Aliberti S, Sibila O, Chalmers JD, Torres A, Waterer GW, Martin-Loeches, Bordon J, Blanquer J, Sanz F, Marcos PJ, Rello J, Ramirez J, Sole-Violan, Luna CM, Feldman C, Witzenrath M, Wunderink RG, Stolz D, Wiemken TL, Shindo Y, Dela Cruz CS, Orihuela CJ, Restrepo MI. Endothelial Adhesion Molecules and Multiple Organ Failure in Patients With Severe Sepsis Cytokine 2016 Dec;88:267-273. Qiao R, Marciniuk D, Augustyn N, Rosen MJ, Dai H, Chen R, Wu S, Wang C, China-CHEST PCCM Program Steering Committee. Establishing Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in China: 2016 Report on Implementation and Government Recognition: Joint Statement of the Chinese Association of Chest Physicians and the American College of Chest Physicians CHEST 2016 Aug;150(2):279-282. Soni N, Reyes LF, Keyt H, Arango A, Gelfond JA, Peters JI, Levine SM, Adams SG, Restrepo MI. Use of ultrasound guidance for central venous catheterization: a national survey of intensivists and hospitalists J Crit Care 2016 Jul;36:277-283. Palacio F, Reyes, Luis F, Levine DJ, Sanchez, Juan F, Angel LF, Fernandez, Juan F, Levine SM, Rello, Jordi, Abedi A, Restrepo MI. Understanding the concept of health care associated pneumonia (HCAP) in lung transplant recipients CHEST 2015 Aug;148(2):516-522. Meyer KC, Raghu G, Verleden GM, Corris PA,Aurora P, Wilson KC,Brozek J, Glanville AR, Levine SM,. An international ISHLT/ATS/ERS clinical practice guideline: diagnosis and management of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome Eur Respir 2014 Oct;. Shivshankar P, Payan H, Calhoun C, Levine SM, William R, Jagirdar J, Peters JI, Le Saux CJ. Inhaled Tacrolimus Modulates Pulmonary Fibrosis without Promoting Inflammation in Bleomycin-Injured Mouse Lungs Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology 2014 Sep;24(5):469-477. Bansal R, Esan A, Hess D, Angel LF, Levine SM, George T, Raoof S. Mechanical ventilatory support in potential lung donor patients Chest 2014 Jul;146(1):220-227. Maselli DJ, Adams SG, Peters JI, Levine SM. Management of asthma during pregnancy Therapeutic Advances in Respiratory Diseases 2013 Apr;7(2):87-100. Burguete SR, Maselli DJ, Fernandez Juan Felipe, Levine SM. Lung Transplant Infection Respirology 2013 Jan;11440(1843):22-28. Burguete SR, Fernandez, Juan Felipe, Maselli DJ, Levine SM. Pulmonary Hypertension as a risk factor for graft dysfunction, ultrasound-guided subclavian vein cannulation, and lebrikizumab for adult asthma. Beyond the Blue: What Fellows are Reading in Other Journals Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2012 Feb;185(2):223-224.
- American Board of Internal Medicine/Pulmonary Disease
- American Board of Internal Medicine/Critical Care Medicine