Eric Lewis, M.D.


  • Texas A&M University – College Station, Texas Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering awarded 08/1990
  • Meharry Medical College – Nashville, Tennessee Doctor of Medicine awarded 05/1999
  • St. Joseph Hospital – Houston, Texas Department of General Surgery – General Surgery Internship completed 06/2000
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston – Houston, Texas Department of Orthopaedics
    Residency Training in Orthopaedic Surgery completed 06/2006
  • Baylor College of Medicine – Houston, Texas Department of Plastic Surgery – Fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery completed in 09/2007

Medical Licensure

  • ABOS Board Certification 07/23/09
  • Subspecialty Certification in Surgery of the Hand 09/09/2013
  • Mississippi License: Obtained 09/2009

Tupelo (Main Location)
499 Gloster Creek Village, Suite G1
Tupelo, MS 38801

Phone : 662-377-2663

Elbow, Wrist, Hand, and Microsurgery Specialist

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 to 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.

Meet Dr. Lewis

Work Experience

North Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Clinic, PLLC
Tupelo, MS

Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune. Staff Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon. Responsible for the evaluation and treatment of all orthopaedic issues related to the elbow, wrist, and hand. Surgical skills involved in the management of soft tissue injuries, arthroscopic evaluation and treatment of the elbow and wrist, and 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.

Professional Organizations & Affiliations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society-Member
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand-Membership
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons-Fellow

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.