Faculty Information

Marci H. Levine, DMD, MD

Clinical Associate Professor
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral Surgery Faculty Office, 3W
Phone: 212-992-7109
E-mail: MHL6@nyu.edu


Fellowship, Orthognathic Surgery and Advanced Surgical Techniques, Lenox Hill Hospital 2007

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital 2006

Medical School, Harvard Medical School 2003

Dental School, Harvard School of Dental Medicine 2000 with honors

Undergraduate Studies, Cornell University 1996

Honors / Credentials

Dr. Levine has received numerous honors and awards for her virtual reality simulation for local anesthesia education.  In 2023, she won the Excellence in Education Innovation Award at NYU-Dentistry and has earned several grants related to teaching and curriculum development.  In 2023 Dr. Levine was the first NYU dental school faculty member to become a 19 Washington Square North Fellow for her research collaboration with faculty at NYU-Abu Dhabi.


Dr. Levine is a clinician, researcher, educator and mentor.  She is board certified in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices at the NYU Dental Faculty Practice.  Her research activities and educational projects focus on the application of modern technology to enhance student learning and improve patient safety.  She is active in the Academy of Distinguished Educators and Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society.

Representative Publications

Complete listing available on the NYU Health Sciences Library site.

Kary A, Gomez J, Raffaelli S, Levine MH.  Preclinical local anesthesia education in dental schools: a systematic review.  Journal of dental education.  82(10):1059-1064, 2018.

McAlpin E, Bergner Y, Levine MH.  Summative assessments of web-based patient simulations of pre-clinical local anesthesia and non-surgical extraction.  European journal of dental education.  25(4):733-743, 2021. 

McAlpin E, Levine MH, Brenner C, Opazo C, Bathini S, Choi S, Louisville M, Grandhi U.  Evaluating the effectiveness of a virtual reality simulation for preclinical local anesthesia dental education.  European journal of dental education, 2022.

McAlpin, E, Levine, MH, Plass, J.  Comparing two whole task patient simulations for two different dental education topics. Learning & instruction. 2022.

Yang S, et al. Is female representation increasing in society and journal editorial boards in oral and maxillofacial surgery?  Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery.  81(3): 370-375, 2023.