VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Rehab/Sports Med/Chronic Pain

Associate Editor

David Levine

David Levine

Board Certification

  • American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) Orthopedic Specialist Emeritus, 2001

Honors Awards and Fellowships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Catherine Worthingham Fellow, 2018
  • International Association of Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy (IAVRPT) Fellow, 2016
  • Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRP) Physical Rehabilitation, 2002


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Tennessee, 2004
  • Master of Science, Orthopedics, Boston University, 1990
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Tennessee, 2008
  • Master of Public Health, University of Tennessee, 2022
  • Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy, University of New England, 1986

Current Professional Activities

  • Professor and Cline Chair of Physical Therapy, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Co-director, Canine Rehabilitation Program, University of Tennessee
  • Rehabilitation Practitioner, Veterinary Care and Specialty Group
  • VIN consultant
  • Catherine Worthingham Fellow, American Physical Therapy Association
  • Fellow, International Association of Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy

Past Professional Activities

  • Adjunct Professor, North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine


  • Pain Management, Physical Rehabilitation, Canine Rehabilitation, Equine Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Surgery- Orthopedics and Soft Tissue, Research Methods

Marital Status

  • Married to the wonderful Allison Levine


  • Lauren (21 years old), Sarah (20), Hadley (17), and Ava (15)
  • Bama, Saban, Tallulah, Chicken Nugget, and Chloe (furry kids)


  • Exercise of any kind
  • Travelling
  • Reading for pleasure

Favorite Quote

  • “Vocation is the place where our deep gladness meets the world's deep need.”

What I Love Most About VIN

  • Being part of a family to help our patients all over the world
  • Learning every day from colleagues

Are you a specialist who loves helping (and learning from) colleagues?

Join the proud team of VIN Consultants and Associate Editors!
Call Paul D. Pion, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology) at 530-757-6881 or email .