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John I. Lew, M.D.

General Information

John I. Lew, M.D.



  • Surgery



Clinical Areas

Primary and secondary hyperparathyroidism, parathyroid cancer, limited parathyroidectomy, thyroid cancer, thyroid nodules/goiter, aldosteronoma (Conn's Syndrome), pheochromocytoma , Cushing's Syndrome (Adenomas), laparoscopic adrenalectomy, adrenal incidentalomas, neuroendocrine tumors of pancreas (insulinoma, gastrinoma) and multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndromes.


  • American Board of Surgery


  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Chief, Division of Endocrine Surgery
  • Director, Fellowship in Endocrine Surgery
  • Physician Leader, Thyroid and Other Endocrine Cancer Site Disease Group, University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Research Interests

Intraoperative hormone assays, molecular basis of malignant and benign endocrine disease, gene therapy


Castle Connolly Top Doctor
Florida Super Doctor
Consumer's Research Council of America
AOA Medical Honor Society


2004-2005 Clinical Fellowship in Endocrine Surgery
University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center
2003-2004 Clinical Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery
NY Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
2002-2003 Surgical Chief Resident
University of Chicago Medical Center
2001-2002 Surgical Senior Resident
University of Chicago Medical Center
2000-2001 Surgical Intermediate Resident
University of of Chicago Medical Center
1998-2000 Post Doctoral Research Fellow
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
1997-1998 Surgical Junior Resident
University of Chicago Medical Center
1996-1997 Surgical Intern
University of Chicago Medical Center
1996 Graduate Degree
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine


John I. Lew, MD, FACS is a board certified general surgeon. He is associate professor of surgery, clinical educator track in the department of surgery. His research interests include intraoperative hormone assays, molecular basis of malignant and benign endocrine disease and gene therapy. 



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