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. UAMS includes UAMS Health, a statewide health system that encompasses all of UAMS' clinical enterprise including its hospital, regional clinics and clinics it operates or staffs in cooperation with other providers. UAMS is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. U.S. News & World Report recognized UAMS Medical Center as a Best Hospital for 2021-22; ranked its ear, nose and throat program among the top 50 nationwide for the third year; and named five areas as high performing — colon cancer surgery, diabetes, hip replacement, knee replacement and stroke. Forbes magazine ranked UAMS as seventh in the nation on its Best Employers for Diversity list. UAMS also ranked in the top 30% nationwide on Forbes’ Best Employers for Women list and was the only Arkansas employer included. UAMS has 2,876 students, 898 medical residents and six 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 Children's, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.