Radiation Oncologist Gary Lewis, M.D., Joins UAMS

By Susan Van Dusen

His clinical practice focuses on head and neck cancers, gynecological cancers, and blood cancers.

Lewis is a graduate of Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, and completed his internship at the Crozer Chester Medical Center in Upland, Pennsylvania.

He served as chief resident at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, where his residency included rotations at both MD Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Medical Hospital, both in Houston.

He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American College of Radiation Oncology, American Society for Radiation Oncology and American Brachytherapy Society, among others.

His research focuses on clinical trials and clinical outcomes.


UAMS is the state's only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; hospital; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Translational Research Institute and Institute for Digital Health & Innovation. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. U.S. News & World Report named UAMS Medical Center the state's Best Hospital; ranked its ear, nose and throat program among the top 50 nationwide; and named six areas as high performing — cancer, colon cancer surgery, heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement and lung cancer surgery. UAMS has 2,727 students, 870 medical residents and five dental residents. It is the state's largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Childrens Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.

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