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 is a highly trained and well-respected orthopaedic surgeon specializing in elbow, wrist, hand, and microsurgery. He practices in Tupelo, MS, and serves patients from North Mississippi, West Alabama, and Southwest Tennessee. Dr. Lewis earned his bachelor’s degree in bioengineering from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. He received his medical training from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN, and completed his internship in general surgery at St. Joseph Hospital in Houston, TX. Additionally, he pursued a fellowship and orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, TX, with further fellowships in hand and microsurgery at Baylor University in Houston. Before relocating to Tupelo, Dr. Lewis worked at the Naval Hospital in Camp Lejeune, NC. He is board-certified and specializes in orthopaedic surgery of the elbow, wrist, and hand.

Dr. Lewis offers treatment for a variety of conditions including carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis of the hand and wrist, complex hand and wrist fractures, De Quervain’s tendinosis, Dupuytren’s contracture, ganglion cysts, hand and wrist sports injuries, trigger finger, wrist injuries, and more. If you have experienced a new injury, trauma, or something that is limiting your ability to live life fully, let Dr. Lewis and his upper extremity team assist you in recovery.

Care Team


Jazzma Trice, NP-C


Meet Dr. Lewis

WTVA’s Medical Minute- Mucous Cysts

WTVA’s Medical Minute- Distal Radius Fracture

WTVA’s Medical Minute- Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Work Experience

Orthopaedic Institute of North Mississippi
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.