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Matthew Jason Levy, D.O., M.Sc.

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  • Assistant Director, Division of Special Operations
  • Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine


Disaster Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pre-hospital emergency medical services, Tactical medicine more

Research Interests

Tactical medicine education; Pre-hospital emergency medical services system innovations and safety; Disaster medicine education; Climatologic effects on emergency medical illness and injury more


Matthew Levy, D.O., M.Sc., FACEP, FAEMS is an associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and holds a leadership role in its Division of Special Operations. Dr. Levy is board certified in emergency medicine and subspecialty certified in emergency medical services. He is also a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and a Fellow of the Academy of Emergency Medical Services. Dr. Levy works closely with multiple local, state and federal emergency medical services, special operations medicine, and disaster medicine response elements.

Dr. Levy joined the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2009. He completed his training in emergency medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2009 after serving as chief resident (2008–2009). Dr. Levy’s research focuses on pre-hospital, operational and disaster medicine. He is the medical director of Howard County Fire and Rescue and serves as a Regional Medical Director for the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems. Dr. Levy is a tactical physician with the Maryland State Police and Howard County Police. He is also the founding commander of the Maryland-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team and the medical director of the paramedic program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. more


  • Assistant Director, Division of Special Operations
  • Senior Medical Officer, Johns Hopkins Center for Law Enforcement Medicine
  • Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Emergency Medical Services Fellowship
  • Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • DO; Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (2006)


  • Emergency Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2009)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine (Emergency Medical Services) (2015)
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine (Emergency Medicine) (2012)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Levy’s research focuses in the areas of prehospital, operational and disaster medicine.

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