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Richard A. Lewis, M.D.

Richard A. Lewis, M.D.

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Dr. Richard A. Lewis is a general orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of shoulder and knee pain and is experienced in fracture care of pediatric and adult patients that do not require surgery. He sees patients of all ages and directs those who need surgery to the best care possible....
Dr. Richard A. Lewis is a general orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of shoulder and knee pain and is experienced in fracture care of pediatric and adult patients that do not require surgery. He sees patients of all ages and directs those who need surgery to the best care possible. He often provides second opinions to help guide patients in their treatment choices.

Dr. Lewis oversees Orthopaedic Urgent Care at URMC's Clinton Crossings Clinic, providing same-day evaluation for injuries to the musculoskeletal system. He also sees patients with shoulder or elbow problems during scheduled appointments. Dr. Lewis is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is also a member of URMC's Shoulder and Elbow Services and an Associate Professor of Orthopaedics.

Faculty Appointments

Professor Emeritus - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD)

Credentials

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
The George Washington University Medical Center 1974 - 1977

General Surgery Residency
North Shore Hospital 1971 - 1972

Surgical Internship
North Shore Hospital and Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases
Cornell Cooperating Hospitals 1970 - 1971

George Washington University School of Medicine Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, The George Washington University Chapter

Education

MD | George Washington University School of Medicine. 1970

BS | CUNY Queens College. Biochemistry. 1966

Awards

Certificate of Excellence in Clinical Teaching of Emergency Medicine Residents. 2008 - 2009

The American Medical Association Recognition Award for Continuing Medical Education. 1977 - 2004

Publications

Journal Articles

Nonunion of an Olecranon Epiphyseal Plate Stress Fracture in an Adolescent

Lewis, R.; Banas, M.

Orthopaedics. 1995; 18: 1111-1112.

The hand in mixed connective tissue disease.

Lewis RA, Adams JP, Gerber NL, Decker JL, Parsons DB

The Journal of hand surgery.. 1978 May 3 (3):217-22. Epub 1900 01 01.

Fluorescent Antibody Staining Techniques in the Diagnosis of Rubella

Lewis, R.

Annals of the New York city Department of Health. 1968; .

Books

Primary Care for Women (1984)

Chapter: 1. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 2. Principles of Fracture, Diagnosis and Care 3. Injuries of the Wrist and Hand 4. Injuries of the Ankle and Foot

Authors: Lewis, R.

Publisher: Lippincott 1984