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Michael Levas MD

Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Pediatrics
Division: Emergency Medicine

Member of the Comprehensive Injury Center


Research Experience

  • Quality of Life
  • Violence
  • Publications

  • Higher C6 enzyme immunoassay index values correlate with a diagnosis of noncutaneous Lyme disease. (Nigrovic LE, Lipsett SC, Molins CR, Wormser GP, Bennett JE, Garro AC, Levas MN, Balamuth F, Neville D, Lingampalli N, Robinson WH, Branda JA) Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2018 Dec 08 PMID: 30642722 01/16/2019    
  • Positive Two-tiered Lyme Disease Serology is Uncommon in Asymptomatic Children Living in Endemic Areas of the U.S. (Garro A, Bennett J, Balamuth F, Levas MN, Neville D, Branda JC, Maulden AB, Lantos PM, Nigrovic LE, Pedi Lyme Net) Pediatr Infect Dis J 2018 Jul 31 PMID: 30067595 PMCID: PMC6355375 08/02/2018    
  • Integrating Population Health Data on Violence Into the Emergency Department: A Feasibility and Implementation Study. (Levas MN, Hernandez-Meier JL, Kohlbeck S, Piotrowski N, Hargarten S) J Trauma Nurs 2018 May/Jun;25(3):149-158 PMID: 29742625 05/10/2018    
  • Youth Victims of Violence Report Worse Quality of Life Than Youth With Chronic Diseases. (Levas MN, Melzer-Lange M, Tarima S, Beverung LM, Panepinto J) Pediatr Emerg Care 2018 Feb 28 PMID: 29489599 03/01/2018    
  • Accuracy of Clinician Suspicion of Lyme Disease in the Emergency Department. (Nigrovic LE, Bennett JE, Balamuth F, Levas MN, Chenard RL, Maulden AB, Garro AC, for Pedi Lyme Net) Pediatrics 2017 Dec;140(6) PMID: 29175973 PMCID: PMC5703778 11/28/2017       4 Citations
  • Methodology and Demographics of a Brief Adolescent Alcohol Screen Validation Study. (Bromberg JR, Spirito A, Chun T, Mello MJ, Casper TC, Ahmad F, Bajaj L, Brown KM, Chernick LS, Cohen DM, Fein J, Horeczko T, Levas MN, McAninch B, Monuteaux M, Mull CC, Grupp-Phelan J, Powell EC, Rogers A, Shenoi RP, Suffoletto B, Vance C, Linakis JG, Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network) Pediatr Emerg Care 2017 Jul 03 PMID: 29112110 PMCID: PMC5752626 11/08/2017    
  • Improvement in quality of life among violently injured youth after a brief intervention. (Levas MN, Boyle EA, Melzer-Lange M, Panepinto J) J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 10;81(4 Suppl 1):S61-6 PMID: 27032002 04/01/2016       2 Citations
  • A Randomized Clinical Trial of Jet-Injected Lidocaine to Reduce Venipuncture Pain for Young Children. (Lunoe MM, Drendel AL, Levas MN, Weisman SJ, Dasgupta M, Hoffmann RG, Brousseau DC) Ann Emerg Med 2015 Nov;66(5):466-74 PMID: 25935844 PMCID: PMC4863077 05/04/2015       16 Citations
  • Health literacy affects likelihood of radiology testing in the pediatric emergency department. (Morrison AK, Brousseau DC, Brazauskas R, Levas MN) J Pediatr 2015 Apr;166(4):1037-41.e1 PMID: 25596100 PMCID: PMC4380861 01/18/2015       4 Citations
  • Effect of Hispanic ethnicity and language barriers on appendiceal perforation rates and imaging in children. (Levas MN, Dayan PS, Mittal MK, Stevenson MD, Bachur RG, Dudley NC, Bajaj L, Macias CG, Bennett J, Dowd MD, Thomas AJ, Kharbanda AB, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative Research Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics) J Pediatr 2014 Jun;164(6):1286-91.e2 PMID: 24565425 02/26/2014       12 Citations
  • Dexamethasone for acute asthma exacerbations in children: a meta-analysis. (Keeney GE, Gray MP, Morrison AK, Levas MN, Kessler EA, Hill GD, Gorelick MH, Jackson JL) Pediatrics 2014 Mar;133(3):493-9 PMID: 24515516 PMCID: PMC3934336 02/12/2014       36 Citations
  • Effects of the limited English proficiency of parents on hospital length of stay and home health care referral for their home health care-eligible children with infections. (Levas MN, Cowden JD, Dowd MD) Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2011 Sep;165(9):831-6 PMID: 21536949 05/04/2011       16 Citations
  • Last update: 01/17/2019
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