Louisville Phone: (502) 897-1794
Indiana Phone: (812) 920-0408
Physical Therapy: (502) 897-1790

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Louisville Phone: (502) 897-1794
Indiana Phone: (812) 920-0408
Physical Therapy: (502) 897-1790

Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic

4130 Dutchmans Lane
Suite 300,
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 897-1794
(502) 897-3852
Physical Therapy:
(502) 897-1790

Northgate Medical Center

3605 Northgate Court
Suite 207
New Albany, IN 47150
(812) 920-0408

John S. Lewis, Jr., M.D.

Specializes in all disorders of the foot and ankle.

  Dr. Lewis specializes in all disorders of the foot and ankle, including athletic injuries, ankle sprains, trauma/fractures, Achilles and other tendon injuries, deformity correction, joint preservation, and forefoot conditions including bunions and hammertoes. He has had extensive training in complex ankle reconstruction for patients with ankle arthritis and has a special interest in performing ankle replacement surgery.   He 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 at Duke University.  He earned his 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.



4130 Dutchman's Lane

Louisville, KY 40207

Phone: (502) 897-1794

Fax: (502) 897-3852


3605 Northgate Court, Suite 207

New Albany, IN 47150

Phone: (812) 920-0408



May 2010 - Doctor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC.

May 2006 - Bachelor of Science, Duke University, Durham, NC. Summa Cum Laude.



2015-2016: Fellow: OrthoCarolina Foot & Ankle Institute, Charlotte, NC.

2010-2015: Resident: Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Medical School, Durham, NC.



American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, board eligible.



American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS)

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS)

Young Physician Committee of AOFAS

Piedmont Orthopaedic Society



Foot and Ankle Athletic Injuries

Ankle Sprains


Deformity Correction

Joint Preservation

Ankle Reconstruction

Ankle Replacement

Ankle Arthritis

Achilles & other Tendon Injuries



Baptist Hospital East

Physician's Medical Center (PMC)



President’s Award (one of top two papers presented), 2013 Annual Meeting of the Southern Orthopaedic Association

2nd Place overall, Podium Presentation, 2013 Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Orthopaedic Association

3rd Place overall, OREF/ORS Atlantic Coast Regional Resident Research Symposium, 2011



Institutional Committee for Graduate Medical Education (ICGME) Resident Committee; Selected as representative for Orthopaedics during PGY-III year

Section Chief Editor, Foot and Ankle Section, and Assistant Editor, Duke Orthopaedic Journal, 2012-2014

North Carolina Medical Society Sports Medicine Committee Member, 2010-2011



Howard Hughes Medical Fellowship, $35,000

Novel gene expression and cytokine response in the MRL/MpJ mouse following a closed knee fracture (2008-2009)    

Piedmont Orthopaedic Foundation Research Grant, $5000

Association of body fat composition with perioperative complication rates in total hip and knee arthroplasty (2012-2013)



Lewis Jr. JS & Parekh SK.  “Achilles Tendon Disorders.”  In Textbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma, 3rd edition.  Kulkarni GS, editor.  Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; New Delhi: January 2016.

Lewis Jr. JS & DeOrio JK.  “Degenerative Ankle Pathology.”  In Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 12.  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Illinois: in press for 2017.