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Richard A. Lewis, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Administrative: (585) 341-9236

Fax: (585) 340-3051

Faculty Appointments


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.



BS | CUNY Queens College

MD | George Washington University School of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

09/01/1974 - 06/30/1977
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at George Washington University School of Medicine

01/01/1971 - 06/30/1972
Residency in Surgery (General Surgery) at North Shore University Hospital GME-Manhasset

07/01/1970 - 12/31/1970
Internship in Surgery (General Surgery) at North Shore University Hospital GME-Manhasset

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2008 - 2009
Certificate of Excellence in Clinical Teaching of Emergency Medicine Residents
Sponsor: University of Rochester Emergency Medicine Residency Program

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


Journal Articles

Lewis, R.; Banas, M. "Nonunion of an Olecranon Epiphyseal Plate Stress Fracture in an Adolescent" . Orthopaedics. 1995; 18: 1111-1112.

Lewis RA, Adams JP, Gerber NL, Decker JL, Parsons DB. "The hand in mixed connective tissue disease." The Journal of hand surgery.. 1978 May; 3(3):217-22.

Lewis, R. "Fluorescent Antibody Staining Techniques in the Diagnosis of Rubella" . Annals of the New York city Department of Health. 1968; .

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: 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
Book Title: Primary Care for Women
Author List: Lewis, R.
Edited By: Leppert, P.; Howard,F.
Published By: Lippincott 1984