Dr. Frederick W. Lewis, MD

Dr. Frederick W. Lewis, MD

Gastroenterology | Male | 58 years old

Dr. Lewis attended Colorado College in Colorado Springs on a Boettcher Scholarship, where he graduated with high honors. His medical training took him to Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, where he completed medical school, internship and residency in Internal Medicine. He then returned to Denver for sub-specialty fellowship training in Gastroenterology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He has practiced gastroenterology in south Denver since 1991. Dr. Lewis is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Lewis currently acts as President of South Denver Gastroenterology. He serves on the Colorado Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee representing the Colorado-Wyoming Gastroenterology Society, on the Swedish Hospital Peer Review Committee, and on the Craig Rehabilitation Hospital Medical Executive Committee. Dr. Lewis's interests include therapeutic biliary and gastrointestinal endoscopy, endoscopic management of Barrett's esophagus, gastrointestinal problems in patients with spinal cord injury, and management of inflammatory bowel disease. When not working, Dr. Lewis enjoys biking, swimming and skiing.Read more

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

Procedures Performed

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

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  • 0
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    Sanctions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Emory University

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Emory University Affil Hospital

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Emory University Affiliated Hospitals

    Completed in 1988

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Colorado

    Completed in 1991

  • Undergraduate School
    Colorado College

    Graduated in 1979

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Lewis says...

Dr. Lewis attended Colorado College in Colorado Springs on a Boettcher Scholarship, where he graduated with high honors. His medical training took him to Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, where he completed medical school, internship and residency in Internal Medicine. He then returned to Denver for sub-specialty fellowship training in Gastroenterology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He has practiced gastroenterology in south Denver since 1991.  Dr. Lewis is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Lewis currently acts as President of South Denver Gastroenterology. He serves on the Colorado Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee representing the Colorado-Wyoming Gastroenterology Society, on the Swedish Hospital Peer Review Committee, and on the Craig Rehabilitation Hospital Medical Executive Committee.

 

Dr. Lewis's interests include therapeutic biliary and gastrointestinal endoscopy, endoscopic management of Barrett's esophagus, gastrointestinal problems in patients with spinal cord injury, and management of inflammatory bowel disease. When not working, Dr. Lewis enjoys biking, swimming and skiing.

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Dr. Lewis says...

I believe feedback from patients is essential to understand how myself, and my practice, are meeting the needs of patients. We strive to continually improve, and maximize patient experience for patients treated at South Denver Gastroenterology.