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Richard J. Levi

Richard J. Levi, Swedish neurologist, clinical neuroscientist. Chairman National Swedish Council for Spinal Injuries, 1996-1999; vice president Swedish Magen David Adom, Stockholm, 1996-1999. Member International Medical Society of Paraplegia, Swedish Medical Association, Scandinavian Medical Society of Paraplegia, American Spinal Injury Association, New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

  • Levi, Richard J. was born on August 31, 1958 in Stockholm. Son of Lennart and Isabella (Weitman) Levi.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, 1996.

    Career

    • Consultant in neurology South Hospital, Stockholm, 1986-1991, Frosunda Rehabilitation Center, Stockholm, since 1988. Chief physician Spinalis Spinal Injuries Unit Karolinska Hospital, 1996-1999, associate professor clinical neuroscience, 1999. Chief physician Frosunda Center, since 1999, chief operating officer, since 2001.

      Consultant in clinical neurology Karolinska Institute, 1990, consultant in physiatry, 1992, member executive board World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Neurotraumatology, since 1995.

    Membership

    Chairman National Swedish Council for Spinal Injuries, 1996-1999. Vice president Swedish Magen David Adom, Stockholm, 1996-1999. Member International Medical Society of Paraplegia, Swedish Medical Association, Scandinavian Medical Society of Paraplegia, American Spinal Injury Association, New York Academy of Sciences.

    Personality

    Interests

    Literature, music, sports.

    Connections

    • Married Yvonne Freund, May 3, 1988. Children: Rebecca, Jacqueline, Alexander.
    • father: Lennart Levi
    • mother: Isabella (Weitman) Levi
    • spouse: Yvonne Freund
    • children: Rebecca Levi
    • Jacqueline Levi
    • Alexander Levi
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    Born August 31, 1958
    (age 59)
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    • 1983
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1996
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1986 - 1991
      Consultant, in neurology South Hospital
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1988
      Consultant, in neurology South Hospital
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1999
      chief physician, Frosunda Center
    • 2001
      chief physician, Frosunda Center