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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

Biography

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.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Education

1966
BS | CUNY Queens College
Biochemistry

1970
MD | George Washington University School of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

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

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

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

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Awards

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

Publications

Journal Articles

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

5/1978
Lewis RA, Adams JP, Gerber NL, Decker JL, Parsons DB. "The hand in mixed connective tissue disease." The Journal of hand surgery.. 1978 May 0; 3(3):217-22.

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

Books & Chapters

1984
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: Lippincott1984

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