Eric Lewis, M.D.
Elbow, Wrist Hand & Microsurgery Specialist
Baylor College of Medicine
Dr. Lewis earned his bachelor’s degree in bioengineering from Texas A&M University. He received his medical training from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN. He completed his internship in general surgery at St. Joseph Hospital in Houston, TX. He also took part in a fellowship and orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, TX. He has completed fellowships in hand and microsurgery in Houston as well. Prior coming to Tupelo, he worked at the Naval Hospital in Camp Lejeune, NC. He is board certified and specializes in orthopaedic surgery of the elbow, wrist and hand.
North Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Clinic, PLLC
Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune. Staff Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon. Responsible for the evaluation and treatment of all orthopaedic issued related to the elbow, wrist and hand. Surgical skills involved management of soft tissue injuries, arthroscopic evaluation and treatment of the elbow and wrist, management of acute and chronic trauma to the upper extremity. Duties also involve general orthopaedic call coverage.
Staff Care Inc. Locums tenens emergency room orthopaedic coverage. Emergency evaluation and treatment of orthopaedic injuries. Assignments have been completed in North Carolina and Pennsylvania.
Texas Orthopaedic Hospital. Orthopaedic Coverage. Responsible for evaluation and acute treatment of patients with predominately orthopeadic issues presenting to the Emergency Room. Provided call coverage including inpatient rounding for Fondren Orthopaedic Group physicians.
Publications & Presentations
Lewis EV, Ambrose CG, Coupe KJ. Optimal distal screw configuration in intramedullary fixation of distal tibia fractures. Poster presentation at the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Meeting, 2001.
Lewis EV, Netscher DT. Technique of non-vascularized toe phalangeal transfer and distraction lengthening in treatment of multiple digit symbrachydactyly. Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery-published June 2008.
Lewis EV. Rupture of extensor indicis proprius and extensor digitorum comminus to the index finger associated with calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition at the wrist. ASSH Correspondence. 2011
Clanton TO, Matheny LM, Jarvis HC, Lewis EV, Ambrose CG. Quantitative analysis of torsional stiffness in supplemental one-third tubular plate fixation in the management of isolated syndesmosis injuries: a biomechanical study. Foot Ankle Int. Feb 2013.