Blair S. Lewis, MD, PC

Gastroenterologist located in Upper East Side, New York, NY

About Dr. Lewis

Dr. Blair Lewis is a well-respected and experienced New York City gastroenterologist providing care for all sorts of gastrointestinal diseases and conditions at his private practice on Manhattan's Upper East Side. As a board-certified gastroenterologist with more than 72 scientific papers, 25 book chapters and three books to his credit, Dr. Lewis is skilled in a wide array of procedures and treatments aimed at diagnosing and treating GI issues, including endoscopy, colonoscopy, capsule endoscopy and colon cancer screening, as well as the care and management of diseases and conditions like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), colonic polyps and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). He is considered to be one of the world's leading experts in endoscopy and is widely considered to be the “father” of the capsule endoscopy technique, having served as the primary investigator of several early clinical trials.

Dr. Lewis received his M.D. From Albert Einstein College of Medicine, performing his residency in internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center and a fellowship in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Lewis holds a faculty appointment at Mount Sinai Hospital and is a clinical professor of medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Named one of New York City's 100 best doctors, Dr. Lewis has been featured on CNN, NBC and CBS Nightly Newscasts, ABC’s 20/20, and NBC’s The Today Show.

Dr. Lewis also chaired the annual International Conference of Capsule Endoscopy, and he is past president of the New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the New York Academy of Gastroenterology. He teaches courses in capsule endoscopy nationally and internationally.

Committed to providing each patient with the information he or she needs to make educated, informed treatment decisions, Dr. Lewis offers one-on-one gastroenterology consultations to provide information about care, answer questions and address concerns. Each plan of treatment is carefully developed, taking multiple factors into account to ensure the best possible outcome based on every patient's unique medical needs and overall health.

Dr. Lewis welcomes new patients, and his practice accepts most major forms of medical insurance.

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Blair S. Lewis, M.D., P.C.

Dr. Blair Lewis is a well-respected and experienced New York City gastroenterologist providing care for all sorts of gastrointestinal diseases and conditions at his private practice on Manhattan's Upper East Side. As a board-certified gastroenterologist with more than 72 scientific papers, 25 book chapters and three books to his credit, Dr. Lewis is skilled in a wide array of procedures and treatments aimed at diagnosing and treating GI issues, including endoscopy, colonoscopy, capsule endoscopy and colon cancer screening, as well as the care and management of diseases and conditions like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), colonic polyps and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). He is considered to be one of the world's leading experts in endoscopy and is widely considered to be the “father” of the capsule endoscopy technique, having served as the primary investigator of several early clinical trials.

Dr. Lewis received his M.D. From Albert Einstein College of Medicine, performing his residency in internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center and a fellowship in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Lewis holds a faculty appointment at Mount Sinai Hospital and is a clinical professor of medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Named one of New York City's 100 best doctors, Dr. Lewis has been featured on CNN, NBC and CBS Nightly Newscasts, ABC’s 20/20, and NBC’s The Today Show.

Dr. Lewis also chaired the annual International Conference of Capsule Endoscopy, and he is past president of the New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the New York Academy of Gastroenterology. He teaches courses in capsule endoscopy nationally and internationally.

Committed to providing each patient with the information he or she needs to make educated, informed treatment decisions, Dr. Lewis offers one-on-one gastroenterology consultations to provide information about care, answer questions and address concerns. Each plan of treatment is carefully developed, taking multiple factors into account to ensure the best possible outcome based on every patient's unique medical needs and overall health.

Dr. Lewis welcomes new patients, and his practice accepts most major forms of medical insurance.


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Mission Statement

Blair S. Lewis, M.D., P.C. is dedicated to providing state of the art endoscopic diagnostic and therapeutic services.

Our goal is to provide you with the highest quality prevention and treatment of digestive diseases in a caring, compassionate manner.  At our state of the art medical offices, we are dedicated to providing each patient with superior medical treatment in a comfortable, safe atmosphere.  We are known for the easiest preparations for procedures including the least dietary restrictions, and smallest volumes to take.  

The specific aims include:

  • Cancer prevention and early and expert diagnosis
  • Latest technology in both hardware and software
  • Non-invasive diagnostics
  • No radiation involved
  • No pain or discomfort
  • Bring screening and treatment of common intestinal cancers and ailments to everyone, even the reluctant
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Curriculum Vitae

Blair S. Lewis, M.D., F.A.C.P, F.A.C.G.


ACADEMIC DEGREES:

Albert Einstein College of Medicine M.D. 1978-1982
Dartmouth College Cum Laude A.B. 1974-1978


POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING:

The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, N.Y.

Fellow in Gastroenterology 1985-1987

Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y

Resident in Medicine 1983-1985

Intern in Medicine 1982-1983

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, N.Y.

Clinical Professor of Medicine 2002-present

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine 1994-2002

Course Co-Director, GI Pathophysiology 1989-1992

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine 1989-1994

Associate Course Director, GI Pathophysiology 1988-1989

Lecturer, Nursing Department, Critical Care Course 1988-1994

Clinical Instructor in Medicine 1987-1989

Lecturer, GI Pathophysiology Course 1987-1997

 

CLINICAL APPOINTMENTS:

The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, N.Y.

Member, Endoscopy Steering Committee 1992

Coordinator, Quality Assurance, Endoscopy Unit 1989-1991

Member, Executive Committee for Intern Selection 1989-1998

Medicine Ward Attending 1989-1997

Member, Intern Selection Committee 1988-1998

GI Clinic Attending 1987-1995

Endoscopy Teaching Attending 1987-present

GI Ward Attending 1987-1997

Clinical Assistant in Medicine 1987-1989

Member, GI Fellow Selection Committee 1987-1989

Beth Israel North Medical Center, New York, N.Y.

Attending Physician  1989-2002

 

HONORS AND AWARDS:

Department of Medicine, Distinguished Service Award, Mount Sinai 1996

Gastroenterology Divisional Award, Mount Sinai 1989

Leo M. Davidoff Society Award, Montefiore Hospital 1983-1984

Sigma Xi Award for Undergraduate Research, Dartmouth College 1978

High Distinction in Biology, Dartmouth College 1978

Rufus Choate Scholar, Dartmouth College 1977

Honors in Philosophy, University of Edinburgh 1976

 

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

American Board of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology) 1987

American Board of Internal Medicine #101311  1985

National Board of Medical Examiners #270061  1983

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

American College of Physicians

Fellow since 1989

American College of Gastroenterology

Regional Councillor 1992-1994

Regional Governor for Manhattan 1991-1997

Fellow since 1988

American Gastroenterological Association

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

President 1993

Vice President 1992

Treasurer 1991

Membership Chairman 1991

Councillor, Executive Board 1990

New York Academy of Gastroenterology

President 1993-1994

Vice President 1992-1993

Secretary 1991-1992

New York Gastroenterological Association, Associate Member

Medical Society of the State of New York

Associated Alumni of Mount Sinai Hospital

 

COMMITTEE CHAIRS:

Chairman, Public Relations, ASGE 2003-2006

Chairman, Postgraduate Education, ASGE 1996-1998

Chairman, GI Focus Publication Subcommittee, ACG 1992-1994

Chairman, Scientific Exhibits Committee, ASGE 1991-1994

Chairman, Subcommittee on Abstract Evaluation, ACG  1991

Chairman, Subcommittee on Program Evaluation, ACG 1990-1991

 

COMMITTEE POSITIONS:

Member, Abstract Review Committee, ACG 2002-2003

Member, National Affairs Committee, ACG 1995-1998

Member, Adhoc Committee on Endoscopic Utilization, ACG 1995-1998

Member, Postgraduate Education Committee, ASGE 1995-1998

Member, Long Range Planning Committee, ACG 1993-1994

Member, Self Assessment Program Committee, ACG 1993

Member, Subcommittee on CD-ROM, ACG 1992-1994

Member (Ex-Officio), Computer Committee, ASGE 1992-1994

Member, Subcommittee on Program Evaluation, ACG 1992

Member, Adhoc Committee on Interactive Learning, ASGE 1991

Member (Ex-Officio), Postgraduate Education, ASGE 1991-1994

Member, Subcommittee on Current Topics, ACG 1991-1992

Member, Publications Committee, ACG 1990-1998

Member, Adhoc GESAP III Committee, ASGE 1990-1991

Member, Public Relations Committee, ACG 1989-1990

Member, Committee on GI Fellows in Training, ACG 1989-1991

Member, Scientific Exhibits Committee, ASGE 1989-1994

Member, Educational Affairs Committee, ACG 1988-1991

 

EDITORIAL POSITIONS:

Reviewer for Gastroenterology 1992-present

Contributing Editor, World Literature Review, Am J Gastroenterol 1990-1992

Reviewer for Digestive Diseases and Sciences 1990-present

Reviewer for American Journal of Gastroenterology 1989-present

Reviewer for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 1988-present

Reviewer for Southern Medical Journal 1995-present

Reviewer for Endoscop 1996-present

Reviewer for Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology 1998-present

Reviewer for The Medical Letter 2005-present

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Consultant for Office of Professional Medical Conduct, Dept of Health, NY State  2008-present

Course Director, Annual National Postgraduate Course, ASGE  1995

Course Director, The 1990 New York Course, NYSGE  1990

Course Director, The 1989 New York Course, NYSGE  1989

Investigator for The National Polyp Study  1987-1991

 

LICENSURE:

New York State  #156442  October 24, 1983

PUBLICATIONS:

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

  1. Lewis BS, Waye JD. Total small bowel enteroscopy. Gastrointest Endosc 1987;33:435-438.
  2. Waye JD, Lewis BS, Frankel A, Geller SA. Small colon polyps. Am J Gastroenterol 1988;83:120-122.
  3. Kelly K, Gentili D, Lewis B, Waye J, Benjamin E, Iberti T. The use of percutaneous gastrostomy in critically ill patients. Crit Care Med 1988;16:62-63.
  4. Lewis BS, Waye JD. Chronic gastrointestinal bleeding of obscure origin, the role of small bowel enteroscopy. Gastroenterology 1988;94:1117-1120.
  5. Lewis BS, Waye JD. Small bowel enteroscopy in 1988: pros and cons. Am J Gastroenterol 1988;83:799-802.
  6. Waye JD, Lewis BS. Gastrointestinal bleeding: the small bowel, a diagnostic approach. Ital J Gastroenterol 1988;20:74-77.
  7. Lewis B, Waye J, Khilnani M, Biller H. Fibrovascular polyp of the esophagus. Mount Sinai J Med 1988;55:324-325.
  8. Waye JD, Lewis BS, Atchison MA, Talbott M. The lost polyp: a guide to retrieval during colonoscopy. Int J Colorect Dis 1988;3:74-77.
  9. Lewis BS, Shlien RD, Waye JD, Knight RJ, Aldoroty RA. Diazepam versus midazolam (Versed) in outpatient colonoscopy: a double blind randomized study. Gastrointest Endosc 1989;35:33-36.
  10. MacDermott R, Nash G, Auer I, Shlien R, Lewis B. Alterations in serum IgG subclasses in patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Gastroenterology 1989;96:764-768.
  11. Mauer K, Waye J, Lewis B, Szporn A. The hairy polyp: a benign teratoma of the colon. Endoscopy 1989;21:148-151.
  12. Lewis B, Mauer K, Bush A. The rapid placement of jejunal feeding tubes: The Seldinger technique applied to the gut. Gastrointest Endosc 1990;36:139-141.
  13. Lewis B, Kornbluth A. Hormonal therapy for bleeding from angiodysplasia: chronic renal failure, et al?? Am J Gastroenterol. 1990;85:1649-51.
  14. Biener A, Palestro C, Lewis B, Katz L. Intraoperative scintigraphy for active small bowel bleeding. Surg Gyn Obst 1990;171:388-392.
  15. O’Brien M, Winawer S, Zauber A, and the National Polyp Study Group. The national polyp study. Gastroenterology 1990;98:371-379.
  16. Waye J, Yessayan S, Lewis B, Fabry T. Technique of abdominal pressure in total colonoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc 1991;37:147-151.
  17. Lewis B, Wenger J, Waye J. Intraoperative enteroscopy versus small bowel enteroscopy in patient with obscure GI bleeding. Am J Gastroenterol 1991;86:171-174.
  18. Lewis B, Kornbluth A, Waye J. Small bowel tumors: the yield of enteroscopy. Gut, 1991;32:763-765.
  19. Aisenberg J, Cohen L, Lewis B. Marked endoscopic gastrostomy tubes permit one-pass Ponsky technique. Gastrointest Endosc, 1991;37:552-553.
  20. Barkin J, Lewis B, Reiner D, Waye J, Goldberg R, Phillips R. Diagnostic and therapeutic jejunoscopy with a new, longer enteroscope. Gastrointest Endosc 1992;38:55-58.
  21. Lewis B, Salomon P, Rivera-MacMurray S, Kornbluth A, Wenger J, Waye J. Does hormonal therapy have any benefit for bleeding angiodyplasia? J Clin Gastroenterol, 1992;15:99-103.
  22. Szold A, Katz L, Lewis B. Surgical approach to occult GI bleeding. Am J Surg 1992;163:90-92.
  23. Rex D, Lewis B, Waye J. Colonoscopy and endoscopic therapy for delayed post-polypectomy hemorrhage. Gastrointest Endosc 1992;38:127-129.
  24. Waye J, Lewis B, Yessayan S. Colonoscopy, a prospective report of complications. J Clin Gastroenterol 1992;15:347-351.
  25. Berner J, Mauer K, Lewis B. Push and sonde enteroscopy for obscure GI bleeding. Am J Gastroenterol 1994;89:2139-42.
  26. Askin M, Lewis B. Push enteroscopic cauterization: long-term follow-up of 83 patients with bleeding small intestinal angiodysplasia. Gastrointest Endosc 1996;43:580-3.
  27. Heimann T, Greenstein A, Lewis B, Kaufman D, Heimann D, Aufses A. Comparison of primary and reoperative surgery in patients with Crohns disease. Ann Surg 1998;227:492-5.
  28. Geller A, Clain JE, Lewis BS, Gostout CJ. Enteroliths in a Kock continent ileostomy: endoscopic diagnosis and management. Gastrointest Endosc 48:306-8, 1998.
  29. Zuckerman G, Prokash C, Askin M, Lewis B. AGA technical review on the evaluation and management of occult and obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. Gastroenterol 2000;118:210-221.
  30. Lewis B, Swain S. Capsule endoscopy in the evaluation of patients with suspected small intestinal bleeding: results of a pilot study. Gastrointest Endosc 2002;56:349-53.
  31. Goldfarb N, Phillips A, Conn M, Lewis B, Nash D. Economic and health outcomes of capsule endoscopy. Disease Management 2002;5:123-35.
  32. Lewis B, Goldfarb N. The advent of capsule endoscopy – a not-so-futuristic approach to obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 17:1085-96; 2003.
  33. Goldfarb NI, Pizzi LT, Fuhr JP Jr, Salvador C, Sikirica V, Kornbluth A, Lewis B. Diagnosing Crohn’s disease: an economic analysis comparing wireless capsule endoscopy with traditional diagnostic procedures.Disease Management 2004;7:292-304.
  34. Goldstein JL, Eisen GM, Lewis B, Gralnek I, Zlotnick S, Fort JG. Video capsule endoscopy to prospectively assess small bowel injury with celecoxib, naproxen plus omeprazole, and placebo. Clin Gastroenterol and Hepatology 2005;3:133-41.
  35. Lewis B, Eisen G, Friedman S. A pooled analysis to evaluate results of capsule endoscopy trials. Endoscopy 2005;37:960-5.
  36. Eliakim R, Sharma V, Yassin K, Adler S, Jacob H, Cave D, Sachdev R, Mitty R, Hartmann D, Schilling D, Riemann J, Bar-Meir S, Bardan E, Fennerty B, Eisen G, Faigel D, Lewis B, Fleischer D. A prospective study of the diagnostic accuracy of the PillCam™ ESO video capsule, esophageal capsule endoscopy, versus conventional upper endoscopy in patients with chronic gastroesophageal reflux diseases. J Clin Gastroenterol 2005;39:572-8.
  37. Cobrin G, Pittman R, Lewis B. Increased diagnostic yield of small bowel tumors with capsule endoscopy. Cancer 2006;107:22-7.
  38. Cheifetz AS, Kornbluth AA, Legnani P, Schmelkin I, Brown A, Lichtiger S. Lewis B. The risk of retention of the capsule endoscope in patients with known or suspected crohn’s disease. Am J Gastroenterol. 2006;101:2218-22.
  39. Cheifetz AS, Lewis BS. Capsule endoscopy retention: is it a complication? J Clin Gastroenterol. 2006;40:688-91.
  40. Goldstein JL, Eisen GM, Lewis B, Gralnek IM, Aisenberg J, Bhadra P, Berger MF. Small bowel mucosal injury is reduced in healthy subjects treated with celecoxib compared with ibuprofen plus omeprazole, as assessed by video capsule endoscopy. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2007;25:1211-22.
  41. Lewis B. Obscure GI bleeding in the world of capsule endoscopy, push, and double balloon enteroscopies.  Gastrointest Endosc 2007;66: S66-S68.
  42. Mergener K, Ponchon T, Gralnek I, Pennazio M, Gay G, Selby W, Seidman E, Cellier C, Murray J, de Franchis R, Rosch T, Lewis B. Literature review and recommendations for clinical application of small-bowel capsule endoscopy, based on a panel discussion by international experts. Endoscopy 2007;39:895-909.
  43. Raju GS, Gerson L, Das A, Lewis B; American Gastroenterological Association. American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute technical review on obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. Gastroenterology. 2007;133:1697-717.
  44. Raju GS, Gerson L, Das A, Lewis B; American Gastroenterological Association. American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute medical position statement on obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. Gastroenterology. 2007;133:1694-6.
  45. Gralnek I, de Franchis R, Seidman E, Leighton J, Legnani P, Lewis B. Development of a capsule endoscopy scoring index for small bowel mucosal inflammatory change. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2008;27:146-54.

 

EDITORIALS AND CORRESPONDENCE:

  1. Waye JD, Atchison MA, Talbott MC, Lewis BS. Transillumination of light in the right lower quadrant during total colonoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc 1988;34:69(letter).
  2. Waye J and Lewis B. Small bowel enteroscopy. Gastroenterol 1988;95:1159(letter).
  3. Lewis B. Perform PEJ, not PED. Gastrointest Endosc 1990;36:311-313 (editorial).
  4. Lewis B, Kornbluth A. Hormonal therapy for GI bleeding from angiodysplasia. Am J Gastroenterol 1990;85:1649-1651 (editorial).
  5. Lewis B. Small bowel enteroscopy. Lancet 1991;337:1093-1094 (letter).
  6. Plotner A, Lewis B: Duodenal migration and retrieval of metallic biliary stent. Gastrointest Endosc 1991;37:, 496-497 (letter).
  7. Lewis B. Direct percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy. Gastrointest Endosc 1991;37:493 (letter).
  8. Lewis B. Conquering the last frontier: is it necessary? Gastrointest Endosc 1991;37:97-99 (editorial).
  9. Bach N, Glabman S, Lewis B. Prostaglandin analogues and reversal of hepatorenal syndrome: fact or fiction?. Am J Gastroenterol 1991;86:1271-1272 (editorial).
  10. Lewis B. The only good polyp. Am J Gastroenterol 1995;90:1-2.
  11. Lewis B. Radiology versus endoscopy of the small bowel. Endoscopy 1998;30:412- 5 (editorial).
  12. Lewis B. Ileoscopy should be part of standard colonoscopy: a comparison of radiographic and endoscopic evaluation of the ileum. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2000;31:103-4.
  13. Lewis B. Enteroscopy: endangered by the capsule. Endoscopy 2002;34:416-7.
  14. Lewis B. How to prevent capsule retention. Endoscopy 2005;37:852-6.
  15. Akhtar R, Lewis B, Ullman T. Mucosal healing of Crohn’s disease demonstrated by capsule endoscopy in a woman with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. Am J Gastroenterol 2009;104:1065-6.


Review and Invited Papers:

  1. Lewis BS and Mayer LF. Extraintestinal manifestations of inflammatory bowel disease. Practical Gastroenterology 1987;11:37-46.
  2. Waye JD, Atchison MA, Talbott MC, Lewis BS. Light in the right lower quadrant during colonoscopy: a comparison of fiberoptic versus video colonoscopes. J Soc Gastrointest Assist 1988;10:157-158.
  3. Waye JD, Atchison MA, Talbott MC, Lewis BS. Suction retrieval of the small colon polyp. J Soc Gastrointest Assist 1988;10:199-201.
  4. Lewis BS and Waye JD. Bleeding from the small bowel: an approach to diagnosis. Resident and Staff Physician 1988;34:5MT-19MT.
  5. Lewis B and Czachor K. Small bowel enteroscopy: the gastrointestinal assistant’s role. J Soc Gastrointest Assist 1989;11:93-96.
  6. Lewis B. Gastrointestinal bleeding. Critical Care Syllabus. Clinical Resource Division, Department of Nursing, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1988-1989.
  7. Lewis B and Waye J. Benign gastric ulcer. IM – Internal Medicine For The Specialist 1989;10:19.
  8. Lewis B and Waye J. Arteriovenous malformations. IM – Internal Medicine for The Specialist 1989;10:3:19.
  9. Lewis B and Waye J. Duodenal Varices. IM – Internal Medicine for The Specialist 1989;10:4:19.
  10. Lewis B and Waye J. Small intestinal amyloid. IM – Internal Medicine for The Specialist 1989;10:5:27.
  11. Lewis B. Small bowel enteroscopy, a how-to guide. Endosc Rev 1990;7:36-50.
  12. Lewis B. Removal of gastrostomy tubes. Endosc Rev 1991;8:24-26.
  13. Lewis B, Waye J. Upper GI endoscopy: state of the art. Hospital Medicine 1991;27:79-96.
  14. Lewis B. Obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. Mount Sinai J Med 1993;60:200-208.
  15. Lewis B. Percutaneous endoscopic stomas for enteral feeding and drainage. Oncology 1995;9:44-47.
  16. Lewis B. Medical and hormonal therapy in occult gastrointestinal bleeding. In Seminars in Gastrointestinal Disease; eds. Schlesinger M, Rockey D, Wilcox C,; Saunders, Philadelphia; 1999;10:71-77.
  17. Lewis B. The Techniques of Push and Surgically Assisted Enteroscopy. Clinical Perspectives in Gastroenterology 2000;3:18-23.
  18. Lewis B. The utility of capsule endoscopy in obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. Techniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2003;5,115-120.
  19. Lewis B. How to read wireless capsule endoscopic images: tips of the trade. Gastrointest Endoscopy Clin N Am 2004;14:11-6.
  20. Kornbluth A, Legnani P, Lewis B. Video capsule endoscopy in inflammatory bowel disease: past, present and future. Inflamm Bowel Dis 2004;10:278-85.
  21. Lewis B, Rey J, Seidman E. Capsule endoscopy 2005: results of the 2005 international consensus conference. Endoscopy 2005;37:1038-9.
  22. Cave D, Legnani P, deFranchis R, Lewis B. ICCE consensus for capsule retention. Endoscopy, 2005;37:1065-1067.
  23. Lewis B. The great mimickers. Techniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2006;8:175-81.
  24. Lewis B. Capsule endoscopy–transit abnormalities. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2006;16:221-8,
  25. Lewis B. Expanding Role of capsule endoscopy in inflammatory bowel disease. World J Gastroenterol 2008;14:4137-41.
  26. Tennyson C, Lewis B. Enteroscopy: an overview. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 2009;19:315-24.


BOOKS:

  1. Sachar DB, Waye JD, Lewis BS eds. Gastroenterology for the House Officer. Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 1989.
  2. Rex D and Lewis B. Flexible Sigmoidoscopy. Blackwell Science, Cambridge; 1996.
  3. Morris AJ and Lewis B, eds; Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America; Enteroscopy; Saunders, Philadelphia; Vol 9:1;1999.
  4. de Franchis R, Lewis B, Mishkin D. Capsule Endoscopy Simplified. Slack Incorp. New Jersey, 2010.


CHAPTERS:

  1. Cohen L, Lewis B. Acute gastrointestinal bleeding. In Gastroenterology for the House Officer. Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 1989.
  2. Lewis B. Vascular disorders of the intestine. In Gastroenterology for the House Officer. Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 1989.
  3. Lewis B. Diverticular disease of the colon. In Gastroenterology for the House Officer. Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 1989.
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