Dr. Scot M. Lewey, DO

Dr. Scot M. Lewey, DO

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Gastroenterology | Male | 58 years old

As a gastroenterologist who believes there is a link to a "healthy gut, healthy life" I focus on optimizes each individual patient's digestive health. As an Osteopathic physician I am trained and believe in the human body's innate ability to heal itself. My areas of interest and expertise include colon cancer screening and prevention, IBS, IBD, Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity, food allergies, GERD and diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy.Read more

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As a gastroenterologist who believes there is a link to a "healthy gut, healthy life" I focus on optimizes each individual patient's digestive health. As an Osteopathic physician I am trained and believe in the human body's innate ability to heal itself. My areas of interest and expertise include colon cancer screening and prevention, IBS, IBD, Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity, food allergies, GERD and diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy.Read more

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3.4
based on 17 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Castle Rock, CO |
Zero personality and terrible bedside manner. Barely greets patients and spends little time explaining things. Makes you feel as if questions are an imposition.
New York, NY |
First colonoscopy at previous location was fine except for nurse infiltrated IV. Second colonoscopy in 2015 was completely unprofessional. No patient privacy in pre-op area. After being wheeled into procedure area Dr Lewey didn't even acknowledge or greet me. Didn't ask if I was having any symptoms. Without any verbal warning he proceeded to digitally insert the lubricant before the procedure. After only being conscious for a couple of minutes after the procedure they rushed me to get dressed.
in Colorado Springs, CO |
I have known Dr Lewey for 20 years. He is very professional and has a wonderful bedside manner. His diagnosis and treatment regimens are exact and instill confidence. He is an excellent surgeon and clinician. He is very thorough in his examination and asks pertinent questions. I highly recommend Dr. Lewey to any patient seeking services from a gastroenterologist.
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Eating Disorders
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Allergy
  • Functional Dyspepsia
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Icterus
  • Ileus
  • Impacted Shoulders
  • Incontinence
  • Indigestion
  • Indigestion, Non-Ulcer
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Disease (Except Cancer, Hepatitis and Cirrhosis)
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wilson's Disease
  • Zenker's Diverticulum

Procedures Performed

  • Biopsy
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hair Removal
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Polypectomy
  • Treatment of Fibroid Tumors

Background Check

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    Womack Army Hospital

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Wm Beaumont Amc

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Fitzsimons Army Med Center

    Completed in 1995

  • Undergraduate School
    William Jewell College

    Graduated in 1980

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Combat Medic Badge, US Army, 1991
    • Consumer Research Council of America Top Gastroenterologist of America, 2010
    • Fellow, American College of Osteopathic Internists (FACOI), 2009
    • Fellow of Amercian Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (FASGE), 2010
    • William Beaumont Society, Gastroenterology Outstanding Research Award, !995
    • Bronze Star Medal, US Army, 1991
    • William Beaumont Army Medical Center Resident Research Award, 1989
    • Certified Physician Executive (CPE), 2009
    • Fellow, American College of Gastroenterologist (FACG), 2010
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  • Media & Publications
    • Celiac Disease and Gluten Free A to Z, 2010
    • Dr. Lewey's colonoscopy to promote colon cancer awareness

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Lewey's Office & Staff

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Dr. Lewey's Care Philosophy

As a gastroenterologist who believes there is a link to a "healthy gut, healthy life" I focus on optimizes each individual patient's digestive health. As an Osteopathic physician I am trained and believe in the human body's innate ability to heal itself. My areas of interest and expertise include colon cancer screening and prevention, IBS, IBD, Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity, food allergies, GERD and diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy.