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Emily Levy

Emily Levy, MD

Assistant Professor; Assistant Program Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship

Department: Family, Community & Preventive Medicine

Specialties: Sports Medicine


  • MD - Jefferson Medical College (2013)
  • BS in Biology, cum laude - Duke University

Awards & Honors

  • Leon Peris, MD Award for Clinical Documentation (2016)
  • Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award: Arnold P. Gold Foundation (2014)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (2012)
  • George McClellan Surgical Honor Society  (2011)
  • Hobart Amory Hare Medical Honor Society (2010)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Family Physicians

Emily M. Levy, MD, is a family and sports medicine physician practicing in Manayunk and University City. She is board certified in primary care sports medicine and family medicine. Dr. Levy comes to Drexel from UC San Diego, where she served as the team physician for the university's soccer, basketball, lacrosse and rugby teams. She was also a team physician for the San Diego Sockers indoor professional soccer team, and served as medical director for the California State Games in 2017.

Dr. Levy has a particular clinical interest in joint injections and the use of ultrasound to guide injections and in the diagnosis of musculoskeletal injuries.

Clinical Services

Sports medicine


  • Family and Community - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2016)


  • Primary Care Sports Medicine - UC San Diego (2017)

Emily M. Levy, MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine. She is active in the education of residents and medical students, and received the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award in 2014.


Dr. Levy has been involved in quality improvement research projects exploring BMI reminders and obesity documentation, and doctors' adherence to revised statin guidelines. More recently, she has focused on research in sports medicine including concussions and little leaguer's shoulder.



“Magnetic Resonance Imaging Abnormalities in Asymptomatic Little League Baseball Player’s Shoulders”
Pennock A, Dwek JR, Levy E et al.
Accepted for e-poster presentation at PRiSM 5th Annual Meeting in Plantation, Florida, January 25-27, 2018

“Reminder Cards Improve Physician Documentation of Obesity But Not Obesity Counseling.”
Shungu N, Miller M, Levy E et al.
Fam Med; 47(10): 789-793, 2015

"Descriptive Analysis of a Concussion Study Sample Group With Use of Amantadine as a Recovery Agent"
Stache S, Franks R, Close J, Levy E
Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol. 23, Issue 2. Pages 155-156, March 2013


“Not So Fast with That PRP: Platelet-Rich Plasma For Hamstring Injuries”
Levy E, Harwood M
Review of “Platelet-rich Plasma Does Not Enhance Return to Play in Hamstring Injuries: a Randomized Controlled Trial,” Sports Medicine Research, posted August 10, 2015


Community Presentations

"Performance Enhancing Drugs"
2017 High School Sports Medicine Seminar at San Diego State University, January 14, 2017

Family and Community Medicine Grand Rounds

  • Morbidity and Mortality: FFP in Supratherapeutic INR & Cefepime Neurotoxicity, October 2014
  • Morbidity and Mortality: Bridging to Warfarin in A.Fib & Delirium in Parkinson’s, March 2015

Departmental Conference Series

  • A Much Kneeded Lesson, Part 2, April 2017
  • A Much Kneeded Lesson, February 2017
  • Journal Club: A Randomized, Controlled Trial of 3.0 mg of Liraglutide in Weight Management, August 2015
  • Diverticular Bleeds, April 2015
  • Common Overuse Injuries in the Young Athlete, November 2014

Meeting Presentations

"Lymphedema in an Elite Water Polo Player"
Levy E, Achar S
Poster Presentation accepted for 2017 American Medical Society of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, May 2017

"Outcomes of infectious Endocarditis in Elderly Patients"
Levy E, Murphy L, Patel M, Mahmood A, Bogar L, Youdelman B, Diehl J
Oral Presentation at the Pennsylvania Association for Thoracic Surgery (PATS) 48th Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, October 8, 2010