James M. Lewis MD

Surgical Oncology
Cancer Institute

Contact Info

University Surgical Oncology
1926 Alcoa Highway, Suite F-330
Knoxville, TN 37920
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Phone: 865-305-9218
Fax: 865-305-8262
Website: University Surgical Oncology

Education

Certification: American Board of Surgery
Schools: University of Florida College of Medicine
Internships: Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Residencies: Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Fellowships: University of South Florida H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Honors:
  • Scholarship for Children of Deceased or Disabled Veterans, 8/1989-5-1993. Undergraduate/Graduate Award
  • Warrior Foundation Scholarship, 5/1989-5/1998. Undergraduate/Graduate Award
  • Best Research Presentation, 5/2002. Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA
  • Rives Society Powell Award, 4/2004.Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA
  • Intern of the Year, 6/1998.Louisiana State University, College of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
  • Teaching Chief Resident, Department of Surgery, 7/2004-6/2005. Louisiana State University, College of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
  • Louisiana Cancer Paper Competition; Louisiana Chapter, American College Surgeons, 4/2004. Louisiana State University, College of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
  • Amgen Young Investigators Best Clinical Abstract. Joint Cancer Conference; Palm Beach, Florida, 10/2006. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center/H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL
  • Administrative Fellow: Surgery Oncology Fellowship, 2006-07. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center/H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL
  • Best Abstract Presentation – 1st Annual Fellows Research Symposium, 5/2007. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center/H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL
  • Chief Administrative Fellow: Surgery Oncology Fellowship, 7/2006-6/2007. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center/H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL
  • Team Member “Mole Patrol”: Annual award for team that contributed most to the community, 2007. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center/H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL
Societies:
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, Society of Surgical Oncology
  • Member, American Downs Syndrome Association
  • Active Member, Association for Surgical Education
  • Active Member, Society of Melanoma Research
  • Active Member, TN Chapter, American College of Surgeons
Organizations:
  • Society of Surgical Oncology, Melanoma/Sarcoma Disease Site Work Group, member 2012 – present
  • Isolated Limited Infusion for Locally Advanced Melanoma & Sarcoma of the Extremities Committee, Team Leader 10/2008-present Gastrointestinal Feeding Access Committee 1/2010 – present
  • Search Committee for Chairman of Pathology Department 4/2011 – present
  • Random Acts of Flowers, Board member
Research Interests:
  • Institutional Co-principle Investigator - Evaluation of Full Thickness-Skin Grafts Procured from the Sentinel Lymph Node Basin in Cutaneous Malignancy, MCC-14668, Adam Riker, MD – Principal Investigator. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, 2005, No funding.
  • Institutional Co-principle Investigator - Single Institution Review of Angiosarcoma, MCC-14717, Vernon K. Sondak, MD - Principal Investigator. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, 2005, No funding.
  • Institutional Co-principle Investigator - Isolated Limb Infusion with Melphalan for Treatment of Amputation Requiring Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Jonathan S. Zager, MD - Principal Investigator. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, 2007, No funding.
  • Principle Investigator – “A Retrospective Analysis of Needle Biopsy Localization Techniques in breast Surgery” IRB #2848, 2009.
  • Co-Investigator – “A Prospective Phase III Study of the Use of Partial Breast Irradiation (PBI) with the Strut-Adjusted Volume Implant (SAVITM) Breast Brachtherapy Device After Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Breast for Women with Unifocal Stage 0, 1, and Node-negative Stage 2 Breast Carcinoma after Partial Mastectomy, and in Patients with Invasive Carcinoma, Axillary Sentinel Lymph Node Sampling, IRB #2851, 2009, No funding.
Academic Appointments

Associate Professor
Associate Program Director, General Surgery
Clerkship Director, Surgery