The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



The Department of Surgery

James M. Lewis, MD, FACS

Professor
Associate Program Director, General Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology

Clinical Focus

Cutaneous Malignancy, General Oncologic Surgery, Outreach/Education, Screening

Research Focus

Cutaneous Malignancy
Outreach/Education

Education

Medical School
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL

Internship
General Surgery, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA

Residency
General Surgery, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA

Fellowship
Surgical Oncology and Melanoma/Sarcoma, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center/University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Certification

American Board of Surgery

Professional Affiliations

Society of Surgical Oncology
American College of Surgeons
Association for Surgical Education
American Downs Syndrome Association

Current Publications

Beierle SP, Kirkpatrick BA, Heidel RE, Russ A, Ramshaw B, McCallum RS, Lewis JM.
Evaluating and exploring variations in surgical resident emotional intelligence and burnout. Journal of Surgical Education. 2019 Jan 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Vick EJ, Clark CT, Lewis JM.
Radiation-induced sarcoma following prolonged coronary stent placement. Case Reports in Surgery. 2018 Aug 5;2018:2903801. eCollection 2018.

Landry M, Lewis J.
Comparison of outcomes between open versus videoscopic superficial inguinal lymph node dissection. The American Surgeon. 2017 Aug 1;83(8):332-334.

Blue CT, Pospiech EA, Lewis JM, Nodit L.
Soft tissue malignancy due to long-standing foreign bodies after shotgun blast. The American Surgeon. 2017 Jul 1;83(7):261-263.

Faries MB, Thompson JF, Cochran AJ, Andtbacka RH, Mozzillo N, Zager JS, Jahkola T, Bowles TL, Testori A, Beitsch PD, Hoekstra HJ, Moncrieff M, Ingvar C, Wouters MWJM, Sabel MS, Levine EA, Agnese D, Henderson M, Dummer R, Rossi CR, Neves RI, Trocha SD, Wri.
Completion dissection or observation for sentinel-node metastasis in melanoma. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2017 Jun 8;376(23):2211-2222.

Beierle SP, Heidel E, Lewis J, Stewart E, McLoughlin J.
A novel technique using intraoperative fluoroscopy as a tool to achieve negative margins for wire-guided partial mastectomies. The American Surgeon. 2016 Sep;82(9):236-7.

Current Presentations

Landry M, Arroyave A, Ward A, McLoughlin J, Lewis J. Should all merkel cell carcinoma be treated with multimodal therapy? Presented at Society of Surgical Oncology; 2019 Mar 26-31; San Diego, CA.

Lewis RE, Bhat SG, Ward AJ, Bielak KM, Simpson HE, Towery EA, McLoughlin JM, Lewis JM. Human acellular dermal matrix is a viable alternative to autologous skin graft in patient with cutaneous malignancy. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2019 Feb 23-27; Charlotte, NC.

McAdams C, Lewis J, Tan J. Rare presentation of squamous cell carcinoma in the setting of necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting; 2019 Feb 23-27; Charlotte, NC.

van Nes J, Atchley K, Heidel RE, Chuang A, Lewis J, Zite NB. Characteristics of physicians obtaining an MBA. Presented at American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology District V & VII Annual Meeting; 2018 Sep 21-23; Kansas City, MO.

Beierle S, Russ A, Heidel RE, McCallum S, Kirkpatrick MS, Lewis J. A longitudinal study of correlations between emotional intelligence and resident burnout. Presented at Association of Program Directors in Surgery, Association of Residency Administrators in Surgery, Association for Surgical Education; 2018 May 3-6; Austin, TX.

Landry M, Lewis J, McLoughlin J. Videoscopic inguinal lymphadenectomy. Presented at Minimally Invasive Surgery Week; 2017 Sep 6-10; San Fransicso, CA.

Beierle S, Russ A, Heidel RE, Kirkpatrick B, McCallum S, Lewis J. A correlation between emotional intelligence and burnout in surgical residents. Presented at Tennessee American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2017 Aug 4-6; Nashville, TN.

Bhat SG, Simpson H, Heidel RE, Lewis JM. Utilization of human regenerative tissue matrix: a promising alternative to full thickness skin grafts in select patients undergoing wide local excision. Presented at HemOnc Today Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies; 2017 Mar 24-25; New York, NY.

Landry M, Lewis J. Comparison of outcomes between open vs videoscopic superficial inguinal lymph node dissection. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Pospiech E, Blue CT, Lewis JM, Nodit L.. Soft tissue malignancy due to long standing foreign bodies after shotgun blast. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Bhat SG, Simpson H, Heidel RE, Lewis JM. Utilization of human regenerative tissue matrix: A promising alternative to full thickness skin grafts in select patients undergoing wide local excision. Presented at Tennessee Chapter of American College of Surgeons; 2016 Jul 22-24; Memphis, TN.

Landry M, Keith LF, Lewis JM. Comparison of outcomes between open vs. videoscopic superficial inguinal lymph node dissection. Presented at Tennessee Chapter of American College of Surgeons; 2016 Jul 22-24; Memphis, TN.

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