Dr. Larry Levine is a lifelong Alaskan, born and raised in Anchorage and graduating from West High School. He attended the University of Nevada where he received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and his Medical Doctorate from their School of Medicine. Dr. Levine completed his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at Ohio State University Hospitals and became the Chief Resident the following year. He returned to Alaska in 1995 and began practicing at Alaska Spine Institute, becoming the Medical Director in 2004. Dr. Levine is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Electrodiagnostic Medicine and Pain Medicine. He is a Certified Independent Medical Examiner. He specializes in minimally invasive spinal care procedures.
Dr. Levine is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Washington, Adjunct Professor at the University of Alaska and guest lecturer for the WWAMI and Medex PA programs. He lives with his family in Anchorage and is an avid outdoorsman competing in both the Iron Dog and Arctic Man snowmachine races.
Dr. Shawn Johnston was raised in Michigan, attending high school in Kingsford. He received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Michigan and his Medical Doctorate from the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Johnston went on to complete his residency program in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from the Mayo Clinic in 1999. He then moved to Alaska and began practicing as a specialty physician at Alaska Spine Institute. He is Board Certified in Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Dr. Johnston specializes in sports medicine, pain management, electrodiagnostic studies including EMG and nerve conduction studies as well as epidural and facet joint injections.
He lives with his wife and children in Anchorage and is a proud University of Michigan football fan. He enjoys sports, fishing and traveling with his family.
Dr. Olson grew up in Wisconsin graduating from Lakeland High School in Minocqua. He received his Bachelors of Science in Biomedical Science from the University of Wisconsin and his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville Missouri. Dr. Olson’s interest in musculoskeletal pain management and interventional physiatry led him back to the University of Wisconsin where he completed his Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Dr. Olson joined Alaska Spine Institute in 2012 and specializes in neuromusculoskeletal medicine, interventional procedures and EMG (Electromyography). When he is not at work you can find Dr. Olson enjoying time with his wife and children in the great Alaskan outdoors. He enjoys hunting, fishing, mountain biking and traveling.
Please join Alaska Spine Institute in welcoming our new Family Nurse Practitioner, Martha Rosenstein. Martha previously practiced as a nurse in various capacities to include surgery, labor and delivery and family practice. After receiving her Master of Science in Nursing (FNP) Martha has provided care in women’s health and functional medicine. She is excited to join Alaska Spine Institute and bring her diverse background to caring for our patients.
Martha was born and raised in Alaska and is one of the hosts of "Outdoor Explorer" on KSKA. She is an athlete and has run numerous half marathons, marathons, 50K races and triathlons. She has two dogs and loves to travel, hike and explore the outdoors.