Our Physicians

ROBERT T. LEWIS, M.D.

EDUCATION

2000-2005
MD

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia PA

1994-1998

AB

Bowdoin College

Brunswick ME

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS

2014

Colon and Rectal Surgery, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

2014

General Surgery, American Board of Surgery

 

1999

EMT-B (Massachusetts)

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

GI Center of Excellence Committee

Female Physician Forum/committee

LICENSURE

Connecticut Medical License: #52312

DEA FL4136948

HOSPITAL AFFILIATION

Saint Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2015 -2016

Assistant Laboratory Instructor, Gross Anatomy,
University of Connecticut School of Medicine

 

2014-present

Surgical Rotation Course Director,

Family Practice Residency at ECHN

 

2009

Instructor, Gross Anatomy, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

 

2009-2010

Resident Course Director, Surgery 200 Problem Based Learning

 

2008-2010

Proctor, Surgery 200 Problem Based Learning

 

2006

Laboratory Instructor, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

 

2003-2004

Medical Student Course Director, The Pipeline Program, University of Pennsylvania Medical School

 

2001

Lecturer, “Neuroanatomy” The Pipeline Program, University of Pennsylvania Medical School

 

2001

Facilitator, Coping with Your Cadaver, Doctoring I Small Group Session, University of Pennsylvania Medical School

 

2000-2001

Course Director, International Health and Development, A Student Seminar Series, University of Pennsylvania Medical School

CURRENT POSITIONS

2016-Present
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

University of Connecticut

 

2014 – Present
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, 

University of New England 

College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

2014 – 2016
Attending Surgeon

Hartford Hospital Healthcare

 

2014 – Present
Attending Surgeon

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Bristol Hospital

 

2014 – Present
Attending Surgeon, Colon and Rectal Surgery

Eastern Connecticut Health Network

 

2014 – Present
Attending Surgeon, Colon and Rectal Surgery

Trinity Health New England

HONORS and AWARDS

1994
Finalist, National Merit Scholar

1994-1998
Diploma magna cum laude, Dean’s List, 

James Bowdoin Scholar, Bowdoin College

 

1998
Highest departmental honors, Biochemistry, Bowdoin College

 

2000-2005
Recipient of the Class of 1948 and Class of 1969 Scholarships, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

 

2009
Finalist, 2008 Research Award, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons

 

2010
William T. Inouye Award for Teaching by a Resident Awarded to a Surgical Resident For Excellence in Teaching Medical Students in Surgery Core Curriculum, Selected by Medical Student Evaluationse

 

2011
Keith Reemtsma Surgical Resident of the Year Award Awarded to the Surgical Resident who has Received the Highest Evaluations on Clinical Rotations

 

2000-2005
Leonard J. Perloff Chief Resident Teaching Award Awarded to the Chief Resident who Contributed the Most to the Education of the Junior Surgical Resident, Selected by the Junior Surgical Residents

PUBLICATION

Lewis RT, Andreucci A, Nikolajczyk BS.“PU.1-mediated transcription is enhanced by HMG-I(Y)-dependent structural mechanisms.” Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2001; 276(12):9550-7.

 

Kesmodel SB, Karakousis GC, Botbyl JD, Canter RJ, Lewis RT, Wahl PM, Terhune KP, Alavi A, Elder DE, Ming ME, Guerry D, Gimotty PA, Fraker DL, Czerniecki BJ, Spitz FR. “Mitotic rate as a predictor of sentinel lymph node positivity in patients with thin melanomas.” Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2005; 12(6):1477-80

 

Fraker DL, Harsono H, Lewis RT. “Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy- Benefits and Requirements of Localization Diagnosis and Intraoperative PTH monitoring- Long Term Results.” World Journal of Surgery 2009; 33(11):2256-65.

 

Lewis RT, Maron DJ. “Anorectal Crohn’s Disease” Surgical Clinics of North America 2010; 90(1): 83-97.

 

Lewis RT, Maron DJ. “Efficacy and Complications of Surgery for Crohn’s Disease” Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2010; 6(9):587-596.

 

Furstenau DK, Mitra N, Wan F, Lewis R, Feldman MD, Fraker DL, Guvakova MA “Ras-related protein 1 and the insulin-like growth factor type 1 receptor are associated with risk progression in patients diagnosed with carcinoma in situ.” Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 2010

 

Prabakaran I, Grau JR, Lewis RT, Fraker DL, Guvakova MA. “Rap2A Is Upregulated in Invasive Cells Dissected from Follicular Thyroid Cancer” Journal of Thyroid Research 2011: 979840

 

Goldberg SM, Lewis RT. “Invited Commentary” Colorectal Disease 2013; 15(7): 868-70

 

Lewis RT, Bleier JI. “Surgical treatment of anorectal crohn disease.” Clin Colon Rectal Surg. 2013; 26(2):90-9

 

Datta J, Caplow JA, Lewis RT, Braslow BM. “Novel emergency management of descending colon cancer presenting with retroperitoneal perforation.” J Emerg Trauma Shock. 2014; 7(1):55-6

Saint Francis GI Endoscopy, LLC.

360 Bloomfield Avenue, Suite 204

Windsor, CT 06095

Hours of Operation
7:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Monday through Friday

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