Dr. James D Lewis MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. James Lewis is a gastroenterologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Lewis accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 21 doctors at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Hospital Affiliation

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1991 - 1994

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1995 - 1998

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1991

University of Virginia
Other Training, Interdisciplinary Studies, 1987

University of Pennsylvania
Other Training, Clinical Epidemiology, 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 20 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 17 years in Gastroenterology

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Fellow (AGAF), American Gastroenterological Association

Fellow, Association of American Physicians

Physician of the Year, Philadelphia / Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America

Top Doctors, U.S. News

Philadelphia's Top Doctors

Fellow, American Society for Clinical Investigation

Donald B. Martin Teaching Service Award

Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety Best Article Award. Honorable Mention (Moderate and high affinity serotonin reuptake inhibitors increase the risk of upper gastrointestinal toxicity), International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology

Fellow, International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology

Dr. Sidney Cohen Teaching Award for Gastroenterology Faculty

Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology Teaching Award

Fellow, American Gastroenterological Association

Dean's Award for Excellence In Basic Science Teaching

Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology Teaching Award

Young Investigator Clinical Research Award, GRG/AGA

American Digestive Health Foundation Outcomes Research Training Award, American Digestive Health Foundation Outcomes

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of American Career Development Award

Edward C. Raffensperger Teaching Award for Fellows

Phi Beta Kappa

Echols Scholar

Publications & Presentations

How and When to De-Escalate IBD Therapy
2013 5 1

Do IBD Medications Cause Cancer?
2013 5 1

Pearls for Writing Clinical Research Grants
2013 4 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Alabama PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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