Vivian Lewis, M.D.

Vivian Lewis, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 668
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 273-2760

  • Accepting New Patients Accepting New Patients
  • Primary Care Physician Primary Care Physician

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Lewis attended Harvard College as an undergraduate and the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons as a medical student. She completed residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City and a reproductive endocrinology fellowship at the University of California-SanFrancisco.

Dr. Lewis is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Rochester, School of Medicine where she is also Associate Dean for Faculty Development for Women and Diversity. Prior to coming to Rochester, she was on the faculty of the University of Illinois at Chicago where she cared for infertility patients and ran a multidisciplinary menopause clinic.

Dr. Lewis is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in obstetrics/gynecology and reproductive endocrinology. She is a member of the numerous professional societies including the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the North American Menopause Society, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. She has served for two terms as a member of the advisory committee on reproductive health drugs for the Food and Drug Administration.

Her areas of expertise include reproductive endocrinology, infertility, menopause, in vitro fertilization and hormone replacement therapy. Her current areas of research interest are: male infertility, menopausal health and hormone therapy.

Awards & Honors (Local)

National Institute of Child Health & Human Development-Advisory Council 2007 - 2009
National Institute on Aging-study section member 2005 - 2007
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Outstanding district service award 2004
Preliminary prize poster (clomiphene and insemination timing) American Society of Reproductive Medicine annual meeting 2002
Ad-Hoc Reviewer - National Institute Maternal and Child Health, 2001 and National Institute on Aging (special emphasis panel) 2002 - 2004
National Medical Association OB/GYN Section: Distinguished physician, teacher and scholar award 1998
Chicago Gynecologic Society 1989
Alpha Omega Alpha 1976

Current Appointments

Vice Provost for Faculty Development & Diversity - Department of Provost's Office (UR)
Professor - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD) - Primary


Reproductive Endocrinology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology


MD | Medicine | Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons1977
BA | Biology | Harvard College1973

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infert at University of California, San Francisco07/01/1981 - 06/30/1983
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine of City University07/01/1978 - 06/30/1981
Internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine of City University07/01/1977 - 06/30/1978