John S. Lewis, Jr., M.D.
Specializes in all disorders of the foot and ankle.
Dr. Lewis specializes in all treating disorders of the foot and ankle, including athletic injuries, ankle sprains, trauma/fractures, Achilles tendon and other tendon injuries, deformities, and forefoot conditions including bunions and hammertoes, as well as overseeing the ankle rehab process. He has had extensive training in complex ankle reconstruction for patients with ankle arthritis and has a special interest in performing ankle replacement surgery. Dr. Lewis has published multiple articles, book chapters, and review papers as well as given numerous presentations at regional and national meetings of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.
Dr. Lewis was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, and attended Saint Xavier High School. He completed his undergraduate training and medical school degree at Duke University and received a fellowship grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute for his research on joint arthritis in an animal model. He then completed his residency training at Duke University Medical Center. He completed subspecialist fellowship training in foot and ankle surgery at the Foot and Ankle Institute at OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, North Carolina. During this time, he trained with renowned foot and ankle specialist Dr. Robert Anderson and helped care for the Carolina Panthers and Charlotte Bobcats as well as numerous other professional and collegiate athletes.
His wife, Dr. Lauren Lewis, is an obstetrician/gynecologist who has joined the Women’s First practice in Louisville. He enjoys golfing, soccer, running, and spending time outdoors and at the lake with his wife and children.