Dr. John I Lew MD Surgeon

Dr. John Lew is a surgeon in Miami, Florida. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Jackson Health System and University of Miami Hospital. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Lew accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 41 doctors at Jackson Health System and one of 38 at University of Miami Hospital who specialize in Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Endocrine

Clinical Interests: Thyroid Neoplasms, Thyroidectomy, Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Goiter, Parathyroidectomy, Primary Hyperparathyroidism, Secondary Hyperparathyroidism, Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures, Adrenalectomy, Pheochromocytoma, Adrenal Mass, Conn's Syndrome, Hyperaldosteronism, Cushing Syndrome, Extra-Adrenal Paraganglioma, Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1, Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2a

Education & Medical Training

University of Chicago
Residency, General Surgery, 1996 - 2003

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Fellowship, Surgical Endocrinology, 2004 - 2005

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Fellowship, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, 2003 - 2004

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1996

Harvard Medical School
Post Doctoral Fellowship, Surgical Research Fellowship

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 8 years in Surgery

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top Doctor, Castle Connolly

Publications & Presentations

Efficacy of localization studies and intraoperative parathormone monitoring in the surgical management of hyperfunctioning ectopic parathyroid glands.
Albuja-Cruz, M. B.,Allan, B. J.,Parikh, P. P.,Lew, J. I.

Surgeon-performed ultrasound predictors of malignancy in patients with Hürthle cell neoplasms of the thyroid.
Parikh, P. P.,Allan, B. J.,Lew, J. I.

Sex variability of fine-needle aspiration reliability in the diagnosis of malignancy in thyroid nodules ≥4 cm.
Parikh, P. P.,Allan, B. J.,Lew, J. I.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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