Dr. Lewis is a dry eye specialist in private practice for over 30 years. He is a recognized expert in corneal disease.
Dr. Lewis is a graduate of Princeton University and Thomas Jefferson Medical College where he won awards in Ophthalmology and Research. He served as chief resident during his third year at Duke University Eye Center where he was offered a faculty position. Instead he travelled to South Australia for subspecialty training in Corneal and Refractive Surgery. He returned in 1990 and became Director of Cornea and Anterior Segment Surgery at Hahnemann University, in Philadelphia. He also served as Corneal Consultant to the Salus University.
- James S. Lewis, MD
- Date of Birth: May 3rd, 1956
- Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology, 1989
- Affiliation: Wills Eye Surgical Network
- Subspecialty: LASIK, Corneal and Glaucoma Surgery
- Experience: 11000 LASIK procedures since 1998
Flinders Medical Centre,
Adelaide, South Australia. 1986-1987;
Cornea, External Disease, and Anterior Segment Surgery Fellowship. (Douglas Coster, MD)
Duke University Eye Center,
Durham, North Carolina. 1983-1986; Ophthalmology Residency.
St. Mary’s Hospital and Medical Center,
San Francisco, California. 1982-1983; Internship.
Jefferson Medical College,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1978-1982; MD.
Princeton, New Jersey. 1974–1978; AB. Mathematics.
Director of Cataract, LASIK and Corneal Surgery
Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Salus University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19141
2005 – Present.
Private Practice Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery,
Cornea and External Disease, Cataract and Intraocular Lenses,
1990 – Present.
Director of Cornea and External Disease and
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology,
Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
1987 – 1990.
Director of Ophthalmic Cornea and External Disease,
Pennsylvania College of Optometry,
1987 – 1991.