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Vivian Lewis, M.D.

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical Interests

Reproductive Endocrinology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 487-3378

Administrative: (585) 273-2760

Office: (585) 487-3378

Fax: (585) 334-8998

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentNot Accepting New Patients

Research Labs

Biography

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.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

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

Education

1973
BA | Harvard College
Biology

1977
MD | Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1977 - 06/30/1978
Internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine of City University

07/01/1978 - 06/30/1981
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine of City University

07/01/1981 - 06/30/1983
Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at University of California, San Francisco

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Awards

2007
National Trends and Service Award
Sponsor: The Links, incorporated- Rochester chapter

2004
Outstanding district service award
Sponsor: American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologist

2002
Preliminary prize poster
Sponsor: American Society for Reproductive Medicine

1998
Distinguished physician, teacher and scholar award
Sponsor: National Medical Association- OBGYN Section

1976
Alpha Omega Alpha
Sponsor: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medcial Society
Location: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

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Publications

Journal Articles

10/2014
Martina CA, Mutrie A, Ward D, Lewis V. "A sustainable course in research mentoring." Clinical and translational science.. 2014 Oct 0; 7(5):413-9. Epub 2014 May 29.

7/10/2014
Legro RS, Brzyski RG, Diamond MP, Coutifaris C, Schlaff WD, Casson P, Christman GM, Huang H, Yan Q, Alvero R, Haisenleder DJ, Barnhart KT, Bates GW, Usadi R, Lucidi S, Baker V, Trussell JC, Krawetz SA, Snyder P, Ohl D, Santoro N, Eisenberg E, Zhang H, . "Letrozole versus clomiphene for infertility in the polycystic ovary syndrome." The New England journal of medicine.. 2014 Jul 10; 371(2):119-29.

2010
Lewis, V; Barnhart, J; Houghton, JL; Charney P. "A brief office intervention improved referral rates for hypertension control in women". International Journal of Cardiology. 2010; 134: 204-206.

Books & Chapters

2009
Chapter Title: Genetic screening of potential oocyte donors
Book Title: Donor egg IVF
Author List: Lewis, V
Edited By: Allahbadia, GN
Published By: Jaypee Brothers Medical Press2009 in New Delhi

2007
Book Title: Handbook of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Author List: Lewis, V
Edited By: Lewis V
Published By: Landes Bioscience2007 in Austin TX

2004
Chapter Title: Premenstrual syndrome
Book Title: Primary Care for Women
Author List: Grady-Weliky T, Lewis, V
Edited By: Leppert P, Hartmann D
Published By: Lippincott2004 in Philadelphia

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