James M. Lewis, MD, MEHP

Surgical Oncologist , Chief of Surgical Oncology

Move those mountains one rock at a time.

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About Me

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken:
English, Spanish

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I grew up in the panhandle of Florida. I am Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology and Vice Chair of Faculty Development and Wellness for the department of surgery. I have been at UTMCK for just over 13 years. My interests include the surgical management of cutaneous malignancy, soft tissue sarcoma, and health practitioner burnout and emotional intelligence.

Clinical Focus:
Cutaneous malignancy, soft tissue sarcoma, General oncologic surgery, Education & outreach, health practitioner burnout, emotional intelligence

Surgical Oncology

Education & Credentials


University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL


Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA


Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA


H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa FL.

Other Education

Masters of Education for Healthcare Professionals, Johns Hopkins School of Education, Baltimore, MD

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery

Organizations & Societies

Society of Surgical Oncology. Association of Program Directors in Surgery

Wisdom is the cultivated practice of applying experience to knowledge - Balance is key!
— James M. Lewis

Where I See Patients

University Surgical Oncology

1926 Alcoa Highway, Bldg F (Cancer Institute)Knoxville, TN 37920

Phone: 865-305-9218

Fax: 865-544-8262

University Surgical Oncology

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